The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Agency responsible for the collection and analysis of educational data in the US.
The Condition of Education
Summarizes developments and trends in education using the latest data.
Digest of Education Statistics
Statistics covering American education from pre-K through graduate school.
Projections of Education Statistics
Projections such as enrollment, graduates, and expenditures in lower education.
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Provides data on student performance at national, regional, and state levels.
U.S. Dept. of Education: Research and Statistics
Many useful links.
ChildStats.gov: The official Web site of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
Reports and sites with Federal and State data on children and families.
Kids Count Census Data Online
A national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the U.S.
Census Data on Educational Attainment
Data are collected annually in the Current Population Survey (CPS) and reported nationally, state-wide, and for some cities.
National Center for Educational Statistics Fast Facts
Some interesting topics/facts pertaining to educational statistics. Worthwhile checking back frequently as the links change.
120 Years of American Education: A Statistical Portrait
Text and charts describe historical shifts in educational attainment, enrollment, staff, degrees and finance from 1870-1990.
State Departments of Education