Data and Statistics

Finding and accessing data and statistics across a range of disciplines.

Education Data and Resources for the State of Maryland

The Maryland Report Card is compiled annually and provides information on school performance to stakeholders. It provides information to support school improvement efforts and to provide accountability at the state, system and school level by reporting educational progress.


The Center for Measuring University Performance
The Center's research is focused on the competitive national context for major research universities.  Published tables are available for University rankings including measure of faculty productivity, endowments, SAT scores and federal research funding dollars.

Education Data from the World Bank
The World Bank compiles data on education inputs, participation, efficiency, and outcomes. Data on education are compiled by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics from official responses to surveys and from reports provided by education authorities in each country.  Data can be downloaded in full as an Excel file.

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.  Here you can access full datasets either via download, request data on CD-ROM , or manipulate data online from studies such as the Common Core of Data (CCD), National Education Longitudinal Study (NELS), Education Longitudinal Study (ELS), Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS), the National Household Education Survey (NHES) and many others.  Click on "Surveys & Programs" to view what projects are being undertaken and where data may be available.

NCES Tables &  Figures
The Tables & Figures section of the National Center for Education Statistics Website provides a way for you to search across all tables/figures/charts published in the inventory of NCES' National Education Data Resource Center (NEDRC) Postsecondary Tables Library, the Condition of Education, the Digest of Education Statistics, Indicators of School Crime and Safety and other NCES publications.

State Education Data Profiles
Also from NCES, here you may access statistics for each state.

Data Planet
Comprehensive data coverage of each state including health care, crime, education and more. You'll find reliable, easy-to-use data from more than 80 different sources covering more than 15 years.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Data Centre
The Data Centre contains over 1,000 types of indicators and raw data on education, literacy, science and technology, culture and communication. Choose from pre-formatted statistics or develop your own custom table.