Public Education Expenditures

This layer data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Common Core of Data (CCD) School District Finance Survey. The survey provides finance data for all local education agencies (LEAs) that provide free public elementary and secondary education in the United States. County-level data was generated by CARES by aggregating school-district level records with valid reported figures for total students and total expenditures.

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Pulic Education Revenue

This layer data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Common Core of Data (CCD) School District Finance Survey. The survey provides finance data for all local education agencies (LEAs) that provide free public elementary and secondary education in the United States. County-level data was generated by CARES by aggregating school-district level records with valid reported figures for total students and total expenditures.

Revenues are gained by each public school district through federal, state, and local funding.

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Public Education Expenditures per Student

Layer displays information about public education finances. Data is from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Common Core of Data (CCD) School District Finance Survey for fiscal year 2010. County-level data was generated by CARES by aggregating school-district level records with valid reported figures for total students and total expenditures. For more data layers from this series, search the Map Room for the term education spending.

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School Segregation Index

This layer displays the extent to which students within different race and ethnicity groups are unevenly distributed across schools when compared with the racial and ethnic composition of the local population. The index ranges from 0 to 1 with lower values representing a school composition that approximates race and ethnicity distributions in the student populations within the county, and higher values representing more segregation.

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School Funding Adequacy

This layer displays the average gap in dollars between actual and required spending per pupil among public school districts. Required spending is an estimate of dollars needed to achieve U.S. average test scores in each district.

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School Shootings

This layer displays the location of school shootings across the country. Shootings are categorized by the situation and the size varies by the number of victims.

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