databases of statistical information
U.S. Department of Education
Educational data on U.S. schools such as state rankings, SAT scores, evaluations of school programs, school crime and safety. etc. The Data Tools are particulary helpful.
California Department of Education
Data and educational studies on schools in California
Education Data Partnership
Compare fiscal, demographic and performance data on all of California's K-12 public schools at the Educational Data Partnership site.
Test scores, demographics and comments about California's public, prvate and charter schools schools, compiled by the Los Angeles Times.