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Welcome to the EDE Frequently asked questions (FAQs) here you will find ...

EDE currently provides graduation rate data for all students and many subgroups at the SEA and LEA levels.  Graduation rate data can be found in both the dashboard and data download tool sections of the site, see Graduation Rate Map and SY1819 Graduation Rate Download, respectively.

Data related to the Four Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR) are collected in File Specifications / Data Groups FS150/DG695 (graduation rate) and FS151/DG696 (cohort count) and are associated with the Title I Part A section of EDE. 

Once you have used the filters on the download tool to get the dataset that you need (See FAQ “how do I build the dataset I need?), you can download the data in three easy steps.  (Please check the number of records before you begin to download as it is not recommended to download more than 500,000 records at a time)

1. Scroll down to the bottom of the preview of your data set, and select the ‘download’ button

At the bottom of the preview of data, there is a button that one can choose that will start the download process.

2. You have the option to download the CSV or Data Notes.  We recommend that you download both -- but you need to do it one at a time. 

After you select the file, you will see a bar near the top of your screen that says "EXPORTING DATA..."  Depending on the size of the file you are loading, this could take seconds to 30 minutes or more.

A drop down menu with two options: CSV or Data Notes


3. You have one more important step.  After it finishes exporting, you will see a light green box near the top of the screen that says “Export complete. Download the file here" You must click on the here, and then your file will begin to download.


Demonstrates a specific place near the top of the screen marked with the word "here" that users must select to download their exported file