National Data Sources
NCES is the primary federal entity that collects and analyzes education data from the United States and other nations on demographics, finance, staffing, and student performance.
An organization of teachers and other education professionals, NEA collects and reports enrollment, expenditure, teacher salary, and other data at the state and national level.
A national public education advocacy organization, CEP makes test data from all 50 states available in the State Testing Data section of its website.
California Data Sources
The Ed-Data Partnership website provides comprehensive education data on California schools, counties, and the state. The site contains performance, staffing, teacher salary, and demographic data, as well as financial reports, and includes comparison and filtering tools.
The California Department of Education's (CDE) DataQuest service provides prepared reports on demographics, staffing, testing and accountability at the school, district, county, and state levels based on user queries