Please complete the following form to access NERD$. This is our initial interface allowing users to download school spending data files.

NERD$ currently includes data from 49 states and the District of Columbia. The following eight will be available for cross-state analysis: District of Columbia, Delaware, Kansas, Maryland, Rhode Island, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington in mid- July. And in the coming months we will be building out this resource to include interactive data experiences, customizable data downloads and cross-state comparable data for all states.

If you have any questions please email nerds@georgetown.edu. Thank you!

Note: The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through Grant R305D200032 to Georgetown University. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education. 

National Education Resource Database on Schools - Georgetown University
  • Note: We will provide periodic updates on NERD$ (including new data releases) and other relevant ed finance topics.
  • We will email you any updates to the data files you check and/or when the next year of data are available. States with an asterisk (*) are currently not available.