America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017
America's Youngest Outcasts: A Report Card on Child Homelessness
This 2014 report from the National Center on Family Homelessness
documents the number of homeless children in every state, their well-being, their risk for child homelessness, and state-level planning and policy efforts. Using findings from numerous sources that include well-established national data sets, as well as its own research, NCFH rank the states in four domains, and then develops a composite of these domains to rank the states from 1 (best) to 50 (worst). A page about the District of Columbia also is available.
Download America's Youngest Outcasts: A Report Card on Child Homelessness
Annie E Casey Foundation: KIDS COUNT Data Center
This website brings together data on the well-being of children collected by KIDS COUNT grantees from state and local sources. Users can access state-specific inventories of data from local sources, such as health departments, human services agencies, and schools. Users have access to raw data and can generate graphs, maps, rankings, and regional or state profiles.
Visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center website
Child Trends DataBank
Child Trends Databank is the one-stop-shop for the latest national trends and research on over 80 key indicators of child and youth well-being. The DataBank includes statistics and information on such issues as social and emotional development, poverty and income, and education and skills.
Visit the Child Trends DataBank website
Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)
This U.S. Department of Education
data collection reports data on key education and civil rights issues in our nation's public schools on a biennial basis. The CRDC includes data on enrollment demographics, preschool, match and science courses, Advanced Placement (AP), SAT & ACT, discipline, school expenditures, and teacher experience. New data items for the 2015-16 CRDC include math and science classes taught by certified teachers, enrollment in Algebra I in Grade 7 and Geometry in Grade 8, offenses, pre-K discipline, days missed due to suspensions, and transfers to alternate schools.
Visit the CRDC webpage
Falling Through the Cracks: Graduation and Dropout Rates among Michigan's Homeless High School Students
National Center for Children in Poverty: 50-State Demographics Data Generator
This webpage from the National Center for Children in Poverty
provides statistical information about low-income children focusing on various areas of interest, including family income level; parental presence, education, employment, and marital status; the child's age and race-ethnicity; and family residential area and moves.
National Center for Education Statistics
National Center for Education Statistics EDGE data tool
The NCES Education Demographic and Geographic Estimates (EDGE) program designs and develops information resources to help understand the social and spatial context of education in the U.S. It uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey to create custom indicators of social, economic, and housing conditions for school-age children and their parents. It also uses spatial data collected by NCES and the Census Bureau to create geographic locale indicators, school point locations, school district boundaries, and other types of data to support spatial analysis.
The Colorado On-Time Graduation Rate
This webpage from the Colorado Department of Education
provides statistics on the on-time graduation of students in Colorado. Visit the Graduates and Completers by District, and Instructional Program Service Type
link to access graduation data disaggregated by various subgroups, including students with disabilities, economically disadvantaged students, and students experiencing homelessness.
The Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate
This webpage from the Virginia Department of Education
provides statistics on the on-time graduation of students in Virginia. Data is disaggregated by various subgroups, including students with disabilities, economically disadvantaged students, and students experiencing homelessness.
The Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress
This U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) report is submitted to Congress each year in 2 parts. Part 1 outlines the key findings of the annual Point-In-Time (PIT) and Housing Inventory (HIC) counts conducted in January. Part 2 provides an estimate of the number of people who experienced sheltered or unsheltered homelessness over the course of the year based on Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) data.
Download The 2019 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress
U.S. Conference of Mayors 2016 Hunger and Homelessness Survey
U.S. Census Bureau School District Poverty Estimates
The U.S. Census Bureau's Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates program (SAIPE) produces annually updated school district poverty estimates to support the administration and allocation of Title I funding under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended. These data include estimates of total population, number of children ages 5 to 17, and number of related children ages 5 to 17 in families in poverty.
Visit the School Districts Poverty Estimates webpage