The home buying process in the greater Phoenix area should involve research on the schools in those communities you are considering. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
Who Is NCES?
The purpose of the National Center for Education Statistics' website is to provide clear, complete information about NCES' mission and activities, and to serve the research, education and other interested communities. NCES values your comments and suggestions for improving the usability of this site.
What Are NCES' Statistical Standards?
NCES has an extensive Statistical Standards Program that consults and advises on methodological and statistical aspects involved in the design, collection, and analysis of data collections in the Center. NCES program staff also provide consultation and advice to the NCES Data Cooperatives, and to other offices within the Department of Education as the need arises.