ERIC Number: ED313408
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Merged Federal Files--Academic Year 1976-77 [machine-readable data file].
AUI Policy Research, Washington, DC.
A data file, created by merging seven federal files to form one comprehensive record for the 1976-77 school year, is presented. Data, including financial and demographic data from various school district surveys, were recorded for 16,859 school districts. Specific collecting agencies were the National Center for Educational Statistics, the Bureau of the Census, the Office for Civil Rights, the Office of Education, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Institute of Education, and Killalea Associates. The names of the merged files are: (1) ELSEGIS School District Universe (16,720 records); (2) F-33-Survey of Local Government Finances (16,194 records); (3) OCR-Elementary and Secondary School Civil Rights Survey (15,675 records); (4) 437 State Administered Programs (14,902 records); (5) EEO-5-Elementary Secondary Staff Information (7,137 records); (6) NIE Special Tabulations of Census Data by School District (16,661); and (7) Equalized Property Value (15,792 records). A total of 289 variables--including revenue, expenditure, investment, enrollment (including racial/ethnic characteristics), grants, staff, poverty/welfare status, and property value information--are provided in this file. The data file contains information concerning each school district's enrollment, revenue, federal aid, expenditures, debt, cash and investments, identification, school district universe information, state administered programs, and the number of program participants. TYPE OF SURVEY: National Survey; Census Survey. POPULATION: School Districts (16,859). RESPONDENTS: Local Education Agency Administrators. FREQUENCY: Biennial. YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1976. YEAR OF LATEST DATA: 1977. (TJH)
Descriptors: Assessed Valuation, Databases, Demography, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, National Surveys, Online Systems, School District Spending, School Districts, School Statistics, Socioeconomic Status, Statistical Data
Center for Education Statistics, Elementary and Secondary Studies, 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20208. Telephone: (202) 357-6614.
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: AUI Policy Research, Washington, DC.