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A Look at College Applications for 2009 High School Freshmen

A new report finds that nearly 80 percent of students who were high school freshmen in 2009 applied or registered for postsecondary education four years later. » More info


A Fresh Look at Public Schools in the U.S.

There were an estimated 90,400 K-12 public schools in the United States in 2015-16, including 83,500 traditional public and 6,900 public charter schools. » More info


Characteristics of Private Schools in 2015-16

There were more than 34,500 private schools in the United States in the fall of 2015, serving nearly 5 million students, according to new results from the 2015-16 Private School Universe Survey. » More info


A Fresh Look at U.S. Public School Teachers

Data from the 2015-16 National Teacher and Principal Survey provide information about the more than 3.8 million teachers that work in U.S public schools. » More info

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COE 2017

The Condition of Education is an annual report to Congress summarizing important developments and trends in the U.S. education system. The report presents 50 indicators on topics ranging from prekindergarten through postsecondary education, as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons. Discover how you can use the Condition of Education to stay informed about the latest education data.

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Data Snapshot

Problem Solving Skills of 15-year-olds, 2013The U.S. average score on PISA 2012 Problem Solving was 508, which was higher than the OECD-PS average of 500.

SOURCE: Key findings from PISA 2012 Problem Solving: United States

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The Condition of Education

Condition of EducationBrowse key indicators on the condition of education in the United States at all levels, from prekindergarten through postsecondary, as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons. The indicators summarize important developments and trends using the latest statistics, which are updated throughout the year as new data become available.

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