Survey and URL Description/Focus Respondents Frequency of Administration How Data Are Compiled Most Recent Data Collection Next Expected Data Collection
Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten (ECLS-K:2011)

Assessment of how childhood, parent, school, and community factors affect childhood development, early learning, and school progress Students, parents, and teachers of a nationally representative cohort of elementary school students in kindergarten in 2011 Cohort surveyed in kindergarten (2010-2011), 1st grade (2011-2012), 2nd grade (2013), 3rd grade (2014), 4th grade (2015), and 5th grade (2016) Data tables available; occasional analysis of elementary school instruction, or trends in racial and ethnic groups (e.g., 2010, 2007, 2006) 2012 2013
High School Longitudinal Study (HSLS:09) When and how students decide on secondary courses, choose among postsecondary options, and consider which career(s) to pursue Cohort of 9th grade students, their parents, math and science teachers, school counselors, and school administrators Cohort surveyed in 2009 (9th grade), 2012 (11th grade), 2013/2014 (end of secondary education) and 2015 (2 years after secondary school) Data tables available; too early for in-depth analysis 2012 collection (in 11th grade) 2013/2014 (end of secondary education)
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)–Background Questionnaires in Mathematics and Science​nationsreportcard/
Background questionnaires for students, teachers, and schools to provide contextual information that explains NAEP achievement data Students, teachers (including special and bilingual education), and principals in grades 4, 8, and 12 in schools of a nationally representative sample Every 2 years for mathematics, every 4 years for science The Nation’s Report Card, various studies of achievement gaps, charter and private schools, students with disabilities, and English language learners 2011 for mathematics and science 2013 for mathematics, 2015 for science

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