What are the data sources for Compare & Connect K-12?

The data on school district broadband services, pricing, connection type, and service provider data was downloaded from USACUniversal Services Administrative Company’s (USAC) E-rate Form 471 Item 21 attachment filings for 2015 (See Download Form 471 Information on the USAC website).

School district demographic information, including number of schools, number of students, and locale, together with district type is based on the Local Education Agency Survey Data, published by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

School district boundaries used for the state maps are from the U.S. Census.