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Common Core of Data: State Nonfiscal Survey, 1996-1997 (ICPSR 2822)

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


The primary purpose of the State Nonfiscal Survey is to provide basic information on public elementary and secondary school students and staff for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, outlying territories (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands), and Department of Defense schools outside the United States for 1996-1997. The database provides the following information on students and staff: general information (name, address, and telephone number of the state education agency), staffing information (number of FTEs on the instructional staff, guidance counselor staff, library staff, support staff, and administrative staff), and student information (membership counts by grade, counts of high school completers, counts of high school completers by racial/ethnic breakouts, and breakouts for dropouts by grade, sex, race).

Series: Common Core of Data (CCD) Series

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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. COMMON CORE OF DATA: STATE NONFISCAL SURVEY, 1996-1997. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1998. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000.

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    demographic characteristics, educational administration, elementary schools, high school graduates, high schools, junior high schools, middle schools, noninstructional staff, public schools, school districts, school dropouts, school enrollments, students, teachers

Geographic Coverage:    American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Puerto Rico, United States, Virgin Islands of the United States, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1996--1997

Date of Collection:   

  • 1997

Universe:    All public elementary and secondary education agencies in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, United States territories (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands), and Department of Defense schools outside of the United States during 1996-1997.

Data Type(s):    census/enumeration data

Data Collection Notes:

The codebook and instruction manual are provided as Portable Document Format (PDF) files. 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 through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.


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:   2000-05-17

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