The EDFacts Initiative

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EDFacts is a U.S. Department of Education (ED) initiative to collect, analyze, and promote the use of high-quality, pre-kindergarten through grade 12 data.

  • Supports planning, policymaking, and management/budget decision-making.
  • Centralizes data provided by state education agencies (SEAs).
  • Collects data on district and school demographics, program participation, and performance data.

EDFacts centralizes performance data supplied by state education agencies (SEAs) with other data assets, such as financial grant information, within the Department to enable better analysis and use in policy development, planning and management. The purpose of EDFacts is to:

  • Place the use of robust, timely performance data at the core of decision and policymaking in education.
  • Reduce state and district data burden and streamline data practices.
  • Improve state data capabilities by providing resources and technical assistance.
  • Provide data for planning, policy, and management at the federal, state, and local levels.

General Information About EDFacts

  • EDFacts Modernization Information
  • EDFacts Data Governance Board (EDGB) Overview  PDF
  • EDFacts Overview - Meet ED Data  PDF
  • EDFacts Data Governance Board Charter  Word
  • EDFacts Data Stewarding Overview  PDF
  • EDFacts Data Quality Process Overview  PDF
  • Disclosure Avoidance Overview  PDF
  • EDFacts Discussion Points  Word
  • EDFacts Privacy Notice  PDF

Key EDFacts Reporting Documentation

EDPass Documentation

  • EDPass User Guide  PDF
  • EDPass Account Management Guide  PDF
  • EDPass File Specifications
  • EDPass File Due Dates
  • EDPass SSP and IDEA Part B Child Count Metadata User Guide  PDF
  • EDPass English Assessment Metadata Collection User Guide  PDF
  • EDPass Academic Assessment Metadata Collection User Guide  PDF
  • EDPass Gun-Free Schools Metadata Collection User Guide  PDF
  • EDPass CCD Dropouts and Graduates/Completers Metadata Collections User Guide  PDF
  • EDPass IDEA Discipline, Staffing and Exiting Metadata Collections User Guide  PDF
  • New! EDPass CCD Grades Offered Metadata User Guide  PDF

EDFacts Metadata and Process System (EMAPS) Documentation

  • EMAPS IDEA Part B Dispute Resolution User Guide  PDF
  • EMAPS IDEA Part B MOE Reduction & CEIS—User Guide  PDF
  • EMAPS IDEA Part C Dispute Resolution User Guide  PDF
  • EMAPS IDEA Part C Exiting Collection User Guide  PDF
  • EMAPS IDEA Part C Child Count and Settings User Guide  PDF

Data Management System (DMS)

Information for Data Users

  • See data file documentation and data notes provided with the data files below
  • Reporting Entities (Other than 50 states) by Program or Data Group  Word

EDFacts Data Files

EDFacts Relevant Resources

EDFacts Support

Archived EDFacts Documentation

Last Modified: 04/02/2024