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National Children & Education Statistics Program Updates

.. NCES Program updates .. tools, data & methodology to examine national scope children & education .. school, school district & extended geographic-statistical data with drill-down to school and intersection level. See more about the NCES Program below.

New this Week
ACS 2015 school district demographic-economic interactive tables
– view, compare, analyze selected/all U.S. school districts
– more focused blog updates coming soon.

School Districts with Highest Median Household Income
Use the interactive table to examine economic characteristics of school districts. Below is a list of the 10 school districts having the highest median household income developed using the Economic Characteristics interactive table. Develop similar views for metros and states of interest.

– ranked on item E062 — median household income.
– click graphic for larger view.

Use GIS tools to develop thematic pattern maps such as the one shown below with NCES GIS projects. Select from hundreds of statistical measures. Create your own regional;/district views. Integrate other data.

Patterns of Economic Prosperity by School District
– median household income (item E062 in table)

– view developed with CVGIS software & related GIS project and data.
– click graphic for larger view.

See the School Districts Economic Characteristics Interactive Table.

About the National Children & Education Statistics Program
The National Children & Education Statistics (NCES) Program provides access to tools, data & methodology to examine national scope children’s demographics & education-related characteristics. These resources enable stakeholders to view and analyze detailed geographic and statistical data at the school, neighborhood, community, attendance zone, school district and higher level geography. Integrate these data with drill-down demographic-economic data to the census block and intersection levels. Examine characteristics of schools, school districts and education data with related and higher level geography including urban/rural, cities, counties, metros, state and the U.S.

See NCES Main Section.

Contents: Summary of NCES Program Resources
Click a link to view more detail on a selected topic.
Updates: New Resources, Events & Related Topics
Analytics, Blogs, Studies
Using Software Tools & Datasets
01 Mapping & Visual Analysis Tools
02 School District Annual Demographic-Economic Data Resources
03 Children’s Demographics & Living Environment by School District
04 School District Enrollment & Operational Characteristics
05 School District Finances: Sources & Uses of Funds
06 School District Geographic Size & Characteristics
07 School District-ZIP Code Area Relationship Table
08 K-12 Public Schools
09 K-12 Private Schools
10 K-12 Public School Attendance Zones
11 K-12 Public Schools by Urban/Rural Status
12 Census Tract Demographic-Economic Characteristics
13 Metropolitan Area Situation & Outlook Reports

Join me in a Data Analytics Lab session to discuss more details about accessing and using wide-ranging demographic-economic data and data analytics. Learn more about using these data for areas and applications of interest.

About the Author
— Warren Glimpse is former senior Census Bureau statistician responsible for innovative data access and use operations. He is also the former associate director of the U.S. Office of Federal Statistical Policy and Standards for data access and use. He has more than 20 years of experience in the private sector developing data resources and tools for integration and analysis of geographic, demographic, economic and business data. Contact Warren. Join Warren on LinkedIn.

Texas School District Enrollment Growth Patterns

.. examining how Texas school districts are changing … use the interactive table in this section to examine patterns of Texas school district 2010-11 enrollment by grade, 2014-15 enrollment by grade and change over the 5 year period. Use the interactive table to view, rank, compare and query among school districts of interest. Optionally, examine only those districts in selected regions of interest. Use GIS resources reviewed in this section to create pattern maps to facilitate planning and decision-making. Knit these information resources together with related data for more comprehensive insights. See this Excel profile for Frisco ISD showing demographic-economic characteristics and trends for the district. Create your own profile for a district, sub-district area or other geography.

Texas Patterns of Economic Prosperity by Census Tract
The following map graphic shows a thematic pattern view of median household income by census tract based on ACS 2013 5-year estimates. Black boundaries show Education Service Center (ESC) areas with ESC code as label. Use the associated Geographic Information System (GIS) project to develop drill-down views for areas of interest. Knit together enrollment by grade by school district with other wide-ranging demographic-economic data. View communities/cities in context of school districts. Examine patterns or urban/rural geography by census blocks within one school district or a region. Add your own data. Contact us for more information. Mention ‘Texas school district GIS’ in the text section.

… Click graphic for larger view with legend and more details.
… View developed using CV XE GIS. Map your own districts of interest.

Texas Patterns of School District Enrollment %Change 2011-2015
Click graphic for larger view with legend and more details. See profile for Frisco ISD in larger view (Frisco at pointer in map). Use the GIS project to profile/label any district.

… View developed using CV XE GIS. Map your own districts of interest.

Houston Area School Districts
District labeled with enrollment percent change 2010-11 to 2014-15 (upper label) and 2014-15 enrollment (lower label). Counties shown with bold gray boundary.

… Click graphic for larger view.
… View developed using CV XE GIS. Map your own districts of interest.

Largest and Fastest Growing Districts
The following graphics show characteristics of the largest and fastest growing LEAs. These graphics have been developed using the interactive table shown below. Use the table to develop similar views by ESC region.

10 Largest Texas School Districts
— based on 2010-2011 Enrollment


… Click graphic for larger view.

10 Largest Texas School Districts
— based on 2014-2015 Enrollment


… Click graphic for larger view.

10 Largest Texas School Districts
— based on Enrollment Change 2010-11 – 2014-15


… Click graphic for larger view.

10 Largest Texas School Districts
— based on Enrollment Percent Change 2010-11 – 2014-15

This graphic shows districts — having 2014-15 enrollment of 10,000 or more — ranked in descending order on enrollment percent change 2010-11 to 2014-15. View different sets of districts by setting the enrollment threhhold (below interactive table) to a different value. The value 0 includes all districts (also the set shown when ShowAll button is clicked.

… Click graphic for larger view.

Use the interactive table and get more details in this related Web section.

About the Author
— Warren Glimpse is former senior Census Bureau statistician responsible for innovative data access and use operations. He is also the former associate director of the U.S. Office of Federal Statistical Policy and Standards for data access and use. He has more than 20 years of experience in the private sector developing data resources and tools for integration and analysis of geographic, demographic, economic and business data.