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Elementary and Secondary General Information System (ELSEGIS): Local Education Agency Fiscal Report, School Year 1970-1971 (ICPSR 2236)

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This survey provides detailed financial data at the school district level including school district revenue by source, expenditure by function and subfunction, debt, and average daily attendance, as well as information about staff and students.

Series: Elementary & Secondary Education General Information Survey (ELSEGIS) Series

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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY GENERAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (ELSEGIS): LOCAL EDUCATION AGENCY FISCAL REPORT, SCHOOL YEAR 1970-1971. 2nd ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement [producer], 1972. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2004. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02236.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   administrative costs, debt, education expenditures, educational administration, educational system, elementary education, elementary schools, federal aid, finance, financial assets, financial management, high schools, investments, junior high schools, middle schools, public schools, school attendance, school districts, school enrollments, secondary education, students, tax revenues, teachers

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1970--1971

Date of Collection:  

  • 1972-03-15

Universe:   All public elementary and secondary education agencies in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during 1970-1971.

Data Types:   census/enumeration data

Data Collection Notes:

The codebook and data collection instrument are provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.


Data Source:

self-enumerated forms

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


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Version History:

  • 2004-02-11 The data were recoded to remove extraneous alphanumeric characters from numerous values. Corresponding SAS and SPSS data definition statements were created, along with a new codebook.



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