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Note: These data are all taken from public sources, such as state departments of education, official school report cards. A limited number of variables were retrieved from other publicly available nationally representative data sources. The sources of all data are listed in the documentation files provided below. However, we make no guarantees about data accuracy. Please contact us at ekd2110@columbia.edu if you find any inaccuracies in these data files.

These data are public information and are free to use by researchers or any other interested party. Citations for these data should read as follows:

Reback, Randall, Jonah E. Rockoff, Heather S. Schwartz, and Elizabeth Davidson (2011), "Barnard/Columbia No Child Left Behind Database, 2002-2003 and 2003-2004," http://www.gsb.columbia.edu/nclb

*Data updated on 02/07/13

State:
File File Type Description State Year
National_2003_2004.doc MS Word Codebook
national_2003.dta Stata Data 2003
national_2004.dta Stata Data 2004
State: Alaska
File File Type Description State Year
Alaska_2003.dta Stata Data Alaska 2003
Alaska_2003.xls MS Excel Data Alaska 2003
Alaska_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Alaska 2003
Alaska_2004.dta Stata Data Alaska 2004
Alaska_2004.xls MS Excel Data Alaska 2004
Alaska_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Alaska 2004
State: Alabama
File File Type Description State Year
Alabama_2003.xls MS Excel Data Alabama 2003
Alabama_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Alabama 2003
Alabama_2003.dta Stata Data Alabama 2003
Alabama_2004.dta Stata Data Alabama 2004
Alabama_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Alabama 2004
Alabama_2004.xls MS Excel Data Alabama 2004
State: Arkansas
File File Type Description State Year
Arkansas_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Arkansas 2003
Arkansas_2003.dta Stata Data Arkansas 2003
Arkansas_2003.xls MS Excel Data Arkansas 2003
Arkansas_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Arkansas 2004
Arkansas_2004.dta Stata Data Arkansas 2004
Arkansas_2004.xls MS Excel Data Arkansas 2004
State: Arizona
File File Type Description State Year
Arizona_2003.xls MS Excel Data Arizona 2003
Arizona_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Arizona 2003
Arizona_2003_1.dta Stata Data Arizona 2003
Arizona_2004.xls MS Excel Data Arizona 2004
Arizona_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Arizona 2004
Arizona_2004_0.dta Stata Data Arizona 2004
State: California
File File Type Description State Year
California_2003.doc MS Word Codebook California 2003
California_2003.dta Stata Data California 2003
California_2003.xls MS Excel Data California 2003
California_2004.xls MS Excel Data California 2004
California_2004.doc MS Word Codebook California 2004
California_2004.dta Stata Data California 2004
State: Colorado
File File Type Description State Year
Colorado_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Colorado 2003
Colorado_2003.xlsx MS Excel 2007 Data Colorado 2003
Colorado_2003.dta Stata Data Colorado 2003
Colorado_2004.dta Stata Data Colorado 2004
Colorado_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Colorado 2004
Colorado_2004.xls MS Excel Data Colorado 2004
State: Connecticut
File File Type Description State Year
Connecticut_2003.dta Stata Data Connecticut 2003
Connecticut_2003.xls MS Excel Data Connecticut 2003
Connecticut_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Connecticut 2003
Connecticut_2004.dta Stata Data Connecticut 2004
Connecticut_2004.xls MS Excel Data Connecticut 2004
Connecticut_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Connecticut 2004
State: Delaware
File File Type Description State Year
Delaware_2003.dta Stata Data Delaware 2003
Delaware_2003.xls MS Excel Data Delaware 2003
Delaware_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Delaware 2003
Delaware_2004.dta Stata Data Delaware 2004
Delaware_2004.xls MS Excel Data Delaware 2004
Delaware_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Delaware 2004
State: Florida
File File Type Description State Year
Florida_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Florida 2003
Florida_2003.dta Stata Data Florida 2003
Florida_2003.xls MS Excel Data Florida 2003
Florida_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Florida 2004
Florida_2004_1.dta Stata Data Florida 2004
Florida_2004.xls MS Excel Data Florida 2004
State: Georgia
File File Type Description State Year
Georgia_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Georgia 2003
Georgia_2003.dta Stata Data Georgia 2003
Georgia_2003.xls MS Excel Data Georgia 2003
Georgia_2004.dta Stata Data Georgia 2004
Georgia_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Georgia 2004
Georgia_2004.xls MS Excel Data Georgia 2004
State: Hawaii
File File Type Description State Year
Hawaii_2003.xls MS Excel Data Hawaii 2003
Hawaii_2003.dta Stata Data Hawaii 2003
Hawaii_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Hawaii 2003
Hawaii_2004.dta Stata Data Hawaii 2004
Hawaii_2004.xls MS Excel Data Hawaii 2004
Hawaii_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Hawaii 2004
State: Iowa
File File Type Description State Year
Iowa_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Iowa 2003
Iowa_2003.dta Stata Data Iowa 2003
Iowa_2003.xls MS Excel Data Iowa 2003
Iowa_2004.xls MS Excel Data Iowa 2004
Iowa_2004.dta Stata Data Iowa 2004
Iowa_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Iowa 2004
State: Idaho
File File Type Description State Year
Idaho_2003.dta Stata Data Idaho 2003
Idaho_2003.xls MS Excel Data Idaho 2003
Idaho_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Idaho 2003
Idaho_2004.dta Stata Data Idaho 2004
Idaho_2004.xls MS Excel Data Idaho 2004
Idaho_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Idaho 2004
State: Illinois
File File Type Description State Year
Illinois_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Illinois 2003
Illinois_2003.dta Stata Data Illinois 2003
Illinois_2003.xls MS Excel Data Illinois 2003
Illinois_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Illinois 2004
Illinois_2004.dta Stata Data Illinois 2004
Illinois_2004.xls MS Excel Data Illinois 2004
State: Indiana
File File Type Description State Year
Indiana_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Indiana 2003
Indiana_2003.dta Stata Data Indiana 2003
Indiana_2003.xls MS Excel Data Indiana 2003
Indiana_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Indiana 2004
Indiana_2004.dta Stata Data Indiana 2004
Indiana_2004.xls MS Excel Data Indiana 2004
State: Kansas
File File Type Description State Year
Kansas_2003.dta Stata Data Kansas 2003
Kansas_2003.xls MS Excel Data Kansas 2003
Kansas_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Kansas 2003
Kansas_2004.dta Stata Data Kansas 2004
Kansas_2004.xls MS Excel Data Kansas 2004
Kansas_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Kansas 2004
State: Kentucky
File File Type Description State Year
Kentucky_2003.xls MS Excel Data Kentucky 2003
Kentucky_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Kentucky 2003
Kentucky_2003.dta Stata Data Kentucky 2003
Kentucky_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Kentucky 2004
Kentucky_2004.dta Stata Data Kentucky 2004
Kentucky_2004.xls MS Excel Data Kentucky 2004
State: Louisiana
File File Type Description State Year
Louisiana_2003_0.dta MS Word Codebook Louisiana 2003
Louisiana_2003.dta Stata Data Louisiana 2003
Louisiana_2003.xls MS Excel Data Louisiana 2003
Louisiana_2004_0.dta MS Word Codebook Louisiana 2004
Louisiana_2004.dta Stata Data Louisiana 2004
Louisiana_2004.xls MS Excel Data Louisiana 2004
State: Massachusetts
File File Type Description State Year
Massachusetts_2003.dta Stata Data Massachusetts 2003
Massachusetts_2003.xls MS Excel Data Massachusetts 2003
Massachusetts_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Massachusetts 2003
Massachusetts_2004.xls MS Excel Data Massachusetts 2004
Massachusetts_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Massachusetts 2004
Massachusetts_2004_0.dta Stata Data Massachusetts 2004
State: Maryland
File File Type Description State Year
Maryland_2003.dta Stata Data Maryland 2003
Maryland_2003.xls MS Excel Data Maryland 2003
Maryland_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Maryland 2003
Maryland_2004.dta Stata Data Maryland 2004
Maryland_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Maryland 2004
Maryland_2004.xls MS Excel Data Maryland 2004
State: Maine
File File Type Description State Year
Maine_2003.dta Stata Data Maine 2003
Maine_2003.xls MS Excel Data Maine 2003
Maine_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Maine 2003
Maine_2004.dta Stata Data Maine 2004
Maine_2004.xls MS Excel Data Maine 2004
Maine_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Maine 2004
State: Michigan
File File Type Description State Year
Michigan_2003.dta Stata Data Michigan 2003
Michigan_2003.xls MS Excel Data Michigan 2003
Michigan_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Michigan 2003
Michigan_2004.xls MS Excel Data Michigan 2004
Michigan_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Michigan 2004
Michigan_2004_0.dta Stata Data Michigan 2004
State: Minnesota
File File Type Description State Year
Minnesota_2003.xls MS Excel Data Minnesota 2003
Minnesota_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Minnesota 2003
Minnesota_2003.dta Stata Data Minnesota 2003
Minnesota_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Minnesota 2004
Minnesota_2004.dta Stata Data Minnesota 2004
Minnesota_2004.xls MS Excel Data Minnesota 2004
State: Missouri
File File Type Description State Year
Missouri_2003.xls MS Excel Data Missouri 2003
Missouri_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Missouri 2003
Missouri_2003.dta Stata Data Missouri 2003
Missouri_2004.dta Stata Data Missouri 2004
Missouri_2004.xls MS Excel Data Missouri 2004
Missouri_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Missouri 2004
State: Mississippi
File File Type Description State Year
Mississippi_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Mississippi 2003
Mississippi_2003.dta Stata Data Mississippi 2003
Mississippi_2003.xls MS Excel Data Mississippi 2003
Mississippi_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Mississippi 2004
Mississippi_2004.dta Stata Data Mississippi 2004
Mississippi_2004.xls MS Excel Data Mississippi 2004
State: Montana
File File Type Description State Year
Montana_2003.dta Stata Data Montana 2003
Montana_2003.xls MS Excel Data Montana 2003
Montana_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Montana 2003
Montana_2004.dta Stata Data Montana 2004
Montana_2004.xls MS Excel Data Montana 2004
Montana_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Montana 2004
State: North Carolina
File File Type Description State Year
NorthCarolina_2003.doc MS Word Codebook North Carolina 2003
NorthCarolina_2003.xls MS Excel Data North Carolina 2003
NorthCarolina_2003.dta Stata Data North Carolina 2003
NorthCarolina_2004.doc MS Word Codebook North Carolina 2004
NorthCarolina_2004.xls MS Excel Data North Carolina 2004
NorthCarolina_2004.dta Stata Data North Carolina 2004
State: North Dakota
File File Type Description State Year
NorthDakota_2003.doc MS Word Codebook North Dakota 2003
NorthDakota_2003.dta Stata Data North Dakota 2003
NorthDakota_2003.xls MS Excel Data North Dakota 2003
NorthDakota_2004.doc MS Word Codebook North Dakota 2004
NorthDakota_2004.dta Stata Data North Dakota 2004
NorthDakota_2004.xls MS Excel Data North Dakota 2004
State: Nebraska
File File Type Description State Year
Nebraska_2003.xls MS Excel Data Nebraska 2003
Nebraska_2003.dta Stata Data Nebraska 2003
Nebraska_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Nebraska 2003
Nebraska_2004.xls MS Excel Data Nebraska 2004
Nebraska_2004.dta Stata Data Nebraska 2004
Nebraska_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Nebraska 2004
State: New Hampshire
File File Type Description State Year
NewHampshire_2003.dta Stata Data New Hampshire 2003
NewHampshire_2003.xls MS Excel Data New Hampshire 2003
NewHampshire_2003.doc MS Word Codebook New Hampshire 2003
NewHampshire_2004.dta Stata Data New Hampshire 2004
NewHampshire_2004.xls MS Excel Data New Hampshire 2004
NewHampshire_2004.doc MS Word Codebook New Hampshire 2004
State: New Jersey
File File Type Description State Year
NewJersey_2003.xls MS Excel Data New Jersey 2003
NewJersey_2003.doc MS Word Codebook New Jersey 2003
NewJersey_2003.dta Stata Data New Jersey 2003
NewJersey_2004.doc MS Word Codebook New Jersey 2004
NewJersey_2004.dta Stata Data New Jersey 2004
NewJersey_2004.xlsx MS Excel 2007 Data New Jersey 2004
State: New Mexico
File File Type Description State Year
NewMexico_2003.doc MS Word Codebook New Mexico 2003
NewMexico_2003.dta Stata Data New Mexico 2003
NewMexico_2003.xls MS Excel Data New Mexico 2003
NewMexico_2004.doc MS Word Codebook New Mexico 2004
NewMexico_2004.dta Stata Data New Mexico 2004
NewMexico_2004.xls MS Excel Data New Mexico 2004
State: Nevada
File File Type Description State Year
Nevada_2003.xls MS Excel Data Nevada 2003
Nevada_2003.dta Stata Data Nevada 2003
Nevada_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Nevada 2003
Nevada_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Nevada 2004
Nevada_2004.dta Stata Data Nevada 2004
Nevada_2004.xls MS Excel Data Nevada 2004
State: New York
File File Type Description State Year
NewYork_2003.doc MS Word Codebook New York 2003
NewYork_2003.dta Stata Data New York 2003
NewYork_2003.xls MS Excel Data New York 2003
NewYork_2004.doc MS Word Codebook New York 2004
NewYork_2004.dta Stata Data New York 2004
NewYork_2004.xls MS Excel Data New York 2004
State: Ohio
File File Type Description State Year
Ohio_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Ohio 2003
Ohio_2003.dta Stata Data Ohio 2003
Ohio_2003.xls MS Excel Data Ohio 2003
Ohio_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Ohio 2004
Ohio_2004.dta Stata Data Ohio 2004
Ohio_2004.xls MS Excel Data Ohio 2004
State: Oklahoma
File File Type Description State Year
Oklahoma_2003.dta Stata Data Oklahoma 2003
Oklahoma_2003.xls MS Excel Data Oklahoma 2003
Oklahoma_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Oklahoma 2003
Oklahoma_2004.dta Stata Data Oklahoma 2004
Oklahoma_2004.xls MS Excel Data Oklahoma 2004
Oklahoma_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Oklahoma 2004
State: Oregon
File File Type Description State Year
Oregon_2003.dta Stata Data Oregon 2003
Oregon_2003.xls MS Excel Data Oregon 2003
Oregon_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Oregon 2003
Oregon_2004.dta Stata Data Oregon 2004
Oregon_2004.xls MS Excel Data Oregon 2004
Oregon_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Oregon 2004
State: Pennsylvania
File File Type Description State Year
Pennsylvania_2003.xls MS Excel Data Pennsylvania 2003
Pennsylvania_2003_0.dta Stata Data Pennsylvania 2003
Pennsylvania_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Pennsylvania 2003
Pennsylvania_2004.dta Stata Data Pennsylvania 2004
Pennsylvania_2004.xls MS Excel Data Pennsylvania 2004
Pennsylvania_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Pennsylvania 2004
State: Rhode Island
File File Type Description State Year
RhodeIsland_2003.xls MS Excel Data Rhode Island 2003
RhodeIsland_2003_0.dta Stata Data Rhode Island 2003
RhodeIsland_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Rhode Island 2003
RhodeIsland_2004.dta Stata Data Rhode Island 2004
RhodeIsland_2004.xls MS Excel Data Rhode Island 2004
RhodeIsland_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Rhode Island 2004
State: South Carolina
File File Type Description State Year
SouthCarolina_2003.doc MS Word Codebook South Carolina 2003
SouthCarolina_2003.dta Stata Data South Carolina 2003
SouthCarolina_2003.xls MS Excel Data South Carolina 2003
SouthCarolina_2004.doc MS Word Codebook South Carolina 2004
SouthCarolina_2004.dta Stata Data South Carolina 2004
SouthCarolina_2004.xls MS Excel Data South Carolina 2004
State: South Dakota
File File Type Description State Year
SouthDakota_2003.doc MS Word Codebook South Dakota 2003
SouthDakota_2003.dta Stata Data South Dakota 2003
SouthDakota_2003.xls MS Excel Data South Dakota 2003
SouthDakota_2004.doc MS Word Codebook South Dakota 2004
SouthDakota_2004_0.dta Stata Data South Dakota 2004
SouthDakota_2004.xls MS Excel Data South Dakota 2004
State: Tennessee
File File Type Description State Year
Tennessee_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Tennessee 2003
Tennessee_2003.dta Stata Data Tennessee 2003
Tennessee_2003.xls MS Excel Data Tennessee 2003
Tennessee_2004.dta Stata Data Tennessee 2004
Tennessee_2004.xls MS Excel Data Tennessee 2004
Tennessee_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Tennessee 2004
State: Texas
File File Type Description State Year
Texas_2003.xls MS Excel Data Texas 2003
Texas_2003.dta Stata Data Texas 2003
Texas_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Texas 2003
Texas_2004_0.dta Stata Data Texas 2004
Texas_2004.xls MS Excel Data Texas 2004
Texas_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Texas 2004
State: Utah
File File Type Description State Year
Utah_2003.dta Stata Data Utah 2003
Utah_2003.xls MS Excel Data Utah 2003
Utah_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Utah 2003
Utah_2004_0.dta Stata Data Utah 2004
Utah_2004.xls MS Excel Data Utah 2004
Utah_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Utah 2004
State: Virginia
File File Type Description State Year
Virginia_2003.dta Stata Data Virginia 2003
Virginia_2003.xls MS Excel Data Virginia 2003
Virginia_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Virginia 2003
Virginia_2004.dta Stata Data Virginia 2004
Virginia_2004.xls MS Excel Data Virginia 2004
Virginia_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Virginia 2004
State: Vermont
File File Type Description State Year
Vermont_2003.dta Stata Data Vermont 2003
Vermont_2003.xls MS Excel Data Vermont 2003
Vermont_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Vermont 2003
Vermont_2004.dta Stata Data Vermont 2004
Vermont_2004.xls MS Excel Data Vermont 2004
Vermont_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Vermont 2004
State: Washington
File File Type Description State Year
Washington_2003.dta Stata Data Washington 2003
Washington_2003.xlsx MS Excel 2007 Data Washington 2003
Washington_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Washington 2003
Washington_2004.dta Stata Data Washington 2004
Washington_2004.xlsx MS Excel 2007 Data Washington 2004
Washington_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Washington 2004
State: Wisconsin
File File Type Description State Year
Wisconsin_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Wisconsin 2003
Wisconsin_2003.dta Stata Data Wisconsin 2003
Wisconsin_2003.xls MS Excel Data Wisconsin 2003
Wisconsin_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Wisconsin 2004
Wisconsin_2004.dta Stata Data Wisconsin 2004
Wisconsin_2004.xls MS Excel Data Wisconsin 2004
State: West Virginia
File File Type Description State Year
WestVirginia_2003.doc MS Word Codebook West Virginia 2003
WestVirginia_2003.dta Stata Data West Virginia 2003
WestVirginia_2003.xls MS Excel Data West Virginia 2003
WestVirginia_2004.xls MS Excel Data West Virginia 2004
WestVirginia_2004.doc MS Word Codebook West Virginia 2004
WestVirginia_2004.dta Stata Data West Virginia 2004
State: Wyoming
File File Type Description State Year
Wyoming_2003.doc MS Word Codebook Wyoming 2003
Wyoming_2003.dta Stata Data Wyoming 2003
Wyoming_2003.xls MS Excel Data Wyoming 2003
Wyoming_2004.doc MS Word Codebook Wyoming 2004
Wyoming_2004.dta Stata Data Wyoming 2004
Wyoming_2004.xls MS Excel Data Wyoming 2004

Contact Us

Randall Reback, Barnard College
Jonah Rockoff, Columbia Business School
Heather Schwarz, RAND Corporation
Elizabeth Davidson, Teachers College

Funding

This work was funded by grants from the Spencer Foundation (200900082) and the Institute for Education Sciences (R305A090032).

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