Census - American Community Survey - B14001 School Enrollment

This Census table shows school enrollment by level of school and enrollment status. The Census dashboard allows users to filter by geography and year. Data in the link provided is filtered by Oklahoma and Tulsa counties, but additional filters are available.



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When Was The Data Collected?


Why Was The Data Collected?

School enrollment data is collected to help agencies "analyze the characteristics and needs of school-aged children and understand the continuing education needs of adults." (source: https://www.census.gov/acs/www/about/why-we-ask-each-question/school/)

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When Was The Data Last Updated?


How Was The Data Collected?

Survey, via mail to specific addresses

Who Collected The Data?

American Community Survey (ACS)

Who Owns The Data?

U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Commerce

Who Was Included Or Excluded From The Sample?

3.5 million addresses nationwide are randomly selected each year to respond to the American Community Survey. The sample size indicated below applies to the nationwide size, housing units selected for final interviews. More information about sample sizes, including the Oklahoma sample size each year, are available here: https://www.census.gov/acs/www/methodology/sample_size_and_data_quality/

Notes On Data Quality

Random sampling method of data collection on a rotating basis, participants are legally obligated to answer all questions as accurately as possible. Privacy is protected by the Census Bureau. There is a 90% margin of error for the ACS in general, however, there is also a unique margin of error for each statistic.

Notes On Data Usage Conditions

The data is used by various tribal and government agencies to understand educational needs of children and adults.

How Often Is The Data Refreshed?

The ACS is conducted annually.

What Is The Sample Size?



Are The Variables Clearly Defined?


Has The Data Been Disaggregated?


Why Hasn'T The Data Been Disaggregated?


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What Other Data Could Be Used As A Comparison Point?


Why Were These Categories Used?

ACS does not explain how it defines or why it uses particular categories, other than to understand them better for service and program delivery and funding.

Who Selected The Categories?

American Community Survey and U.S. Census Bureau

Who Is Defining The Categories?

American Community Survey and U.S. Census Bureau

Who Is Defining The Categories?

American Community Survey and U.S. Census Bureau


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