Schools and Staffing Survey, 1999-2000: [United States] (ICPSR 4133)

Published: Mar 30, 2006

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


Version V1

This data collection, sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), consists of an integrated set of surveys collected from public, private, public charter, and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) schools nationwide. This collection provides information about teachers and administrators and the general condition of America's elementary and secondary schools. Parts 1 and 2, Public and Private Teacher Data, provide information about teachers, such as teaching field, teaching workload, and teaching experience. Parts 3 and 4, Public and Private Administrator (Principal) Data, provide information about the training, experience, professional background, and demographic characteristics of school principals. Parts 5 and 6, Public and Private School Data, include information about schools such as policies, staffing patterns, student characteristics, programs and services offered, and activities related to various school reform issues. Part 7, Public District Data, provides information about school districts, such as enrollment and teacher counts, graduation requirements, and district policies regarding hiring and compensation of teachers, accountability reporting, and other measures of recent reforms.

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. Schools and Staffing Survey, 1999-2000:  [United States]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-03-30.

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These data are released in accordance with the provisions of the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA). GEPA protects privacy by ensuring that respondents will never be individually identified. Under Public Law 100-297, the National Center for Education Statistics is responsible for protecting the privacy of individual respondents and is releasing these data to be used for statistical purposes only. Record matching or deductive disclosure by any user is prohibited. To ensure that the confidentiality provisions contained in PL 100-297 have been fully implemented, procedures for disclosure avoidance were used in preparing the data in this release. Every effort has been made to provide the maximum research information consistent with reasonable confidentiality protections. Therefore, certain variables have been deleted and others have been recoded into broader categories.

1999 -- 2000

1999 -- 2000

This version of the collection is derived from the NCES's "Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) 1999-2000 CD-ROM."

Stratified sample.

Public and private schools in the United States in 1999-2000.

survey data

self-enumerated questionnaires

telephone interviews



2006-03-30 File UG04133-ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

2006-03-30 File DCI04133-ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

2005-05-23 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.


  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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