May 20, 2022

Date Files: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Releases 2017-18 Common Core of Data Universe Files

From the National Center for Education Statistics:

The National Center for Education Statistics releases the 2017-18 Common Core of Data (CCD) Universe Files. These files are the product of the CCD data collection for the 2017-18 school year. Data are reported at state, district and school levels and include the following:

  • Staff counts by professional category
  • Student membership disaggregated by grade, race/ethnicity, and sex
  • School-level counts of students eligible for free and reduced-price lunches

Direct to Data Files 

Direct to NCES Common Core Online Data Tools

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