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Elementary and Secondary General Information System (ELSEGIS): Elementary-Secondary Staff Information, 1973-1974 (ICPSR 2239)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics


This survey collected data on schools, pupils, and staff from a sample of local education agencies to provide a comprehensive listing, and to classify schools and school systems by size, to compute pupil and staff ratios, and to permit various other analyses. The data provide information on number of local education agency staff by position assignment, number of professional and nonprofessional instructional staff, number of noninstructional staff, and pupil enrollment by grade level.

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): ELEMENTARY-SECONDARY STAFF INFORMATION, 1973-1974. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1974. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02239.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02239.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    educational administrators, educational system, elementary schools, high schools, junior high schools, middle schools, noninstructional staff, public schools, school districts, school enrollments, students, teachers

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1973--1974

Date of Collection:   

  • 1973--1974

Universe:    All public elementary and secondary education agencies in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during 1973-1974.

Data Type(s):    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.


Original ICPSR Release:   2001-03-15


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