ERIC Number: ED313432
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Merged Federal Files [Academic Year] 1978-79 [machine-readable data file].
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
The Merged Federal File for 1978-79 contains school district level data from the following six source files: (1) the Census of Governments' Survey of Local Government Finances--School Systems (F-33) (with 16,343 records merged); (2) the National Center for Education Statistics Survey of School Systems (School District Universe) (with 16,743 records merged); (3) the Equalized Property Value File (with 15,631 records merged); (4) the 437 Office of Education State-Administered Program File (with 14,464 records merged); (5) the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Elementary and Secondary Staff Survey (EEO-5) (with 7,962 records merged); and (6) the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Elementary and Secondary School Survey (with 6,041 records merged). The file contains: (1) financial information about each school district, including revenue, expenditures, debts, assets, assessed valuation of property, and tax rates; (2) number of schools; (3) enrollments for special educational programs; (4) student composition by race and sex; (5) number of expulsions; (6) numerical data on full-time school personnel; (7) data on part-time staff; and (8) information about 35 state-administered Federal programs, including grant status and number of participants. TYPE OF SURVEY: National Survey; Census. POPULATION: School Districts (16,874). RESPONDENTS: Local Education Agency Administrators. RESPONSE RATE: 100%. FREQUENCY: Periodic. YEAR OF FIRST DATA: 1976. YEAR OF LATEST DATA: 1979. (SLD)
Descriptors: Assessed Valuation, Databases, Demography, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Financial Support, National Surveys, Online Systems, School District Spending, School Districts, School Support, State Programs, Statistical Data
U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), Information Technology Branch, 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20208-5725. Telephone: (202) 357-6528/6522. ($175).
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.