Data Archive

The Stanford Education Data Archive (SEDA) includes a number of publicly available data files, listed on the following page. Most files are available in Stata (v13), Excel, and .csv formats. Codebooks and documentation are available for download as well.

Note that, from time to time, we will update the files with new data, correct errors in the data, and add additional measures to the data. For older versions of the data, please click on the “prior versions” link on the following page.

If you have questions or note errors in the data, please contact us at sedasupport@stanford.edu.

Before downloading the data, we ask that you enter an email address and indicate whether you would like to receive email updates regarding additions to the SEDA Archive. By downloading these data sets, you agree to be bound by the terms of SEDA Data Use Agreement. Please read it carefully.

Data Use Agreement

You agree not to use the data sets for commercial advantage, or in the course of for-profit activities. Commercial entities wishing to use this Service should contact Stanford University’s Office of Technology Licensing (info@otlmail.stanford.edu).

You agree that you will not use these data to identify or to otherwise infringe the privacy or confidentiality rights of individuals.

THE DATA SETS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND STANFORD MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS AND EXTENDS NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. STANFORD SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS OR DAMAGES WITH RESPECT TO ANY LOSS OR OTHER CLAIM BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY ON ACCOUNT OF, OR ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE DATA SETS.

You agree that this Agreement and any dispute arising under it is governed by the laws of the State of California of the United States of America, applicable to agreements negotiated, executed, and performed within California.

You agree to acknowledge the Stanford Education Data Archive as the source of these data. In publications, please cite the data as:

Sean F. Reardon, Demetra Kalogrides, Andrew Ho, Ben Shear, Kenneth Shores, Erin Fahle. (2016). Stanford Education Data Archive. http://purl.stanford.edu/db586ns4974.

Subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, Stanford grants you a revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to access and make use of the Data Sets.