Survey Results

The panel team surveys American school district leaders regularly throughout the year to understand how they feel about pressing issues in education. Interact with results from each survey below.

Latest survey

  • Fall 2022 Survey Results

    The fall 2022 American School District Panel survey aimed to determine whether educator turnover increased nationally at the end of the 2021–2022 school year and to learn whether districts continued to experience staff shortages during the 2022–2023 school year.

    Feb 16, 2023

Previous survey results

  • Spring 2022 COVID-19 Survey Results

    The spring 2022 survey of the American School District Panel examined superintendents' job satisfaction and short-term career plans. Superintendents do not plan to leave their positions at heightened rates at the end of the 2021–2022 school year.

  • Fall 2021 COVID-19 Survey Results

    The fall 2021 survey of the American School District Panel aimed to identify school district leaders’ top concerns for the 2021–2022 school year as well as the pressures of political polarization in public schools.

  • Summer 2021 COVID-19 Survey Results

    The June 2021 survey of the American School District Panel covers four topics: (1) districts’ fiscal outlook in view of the federal stimulus; (2) staff turnover and hiring; (3) districts’ new services for the 2021–2022 school year; and (4) remote instruction.

  • Winter 2021 COVID-19 Survey Results

    Districts' approaches to schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic have varied tremendously across the country. The second survey of the American School District Panel sheds light on the extent of the divisions in public education during the 2020–2021 school year.

  • Fall 2020 COVID-19 Survey Results

    School districts in the United States approached reopening public schools during the COVID-19 pandemic in notably different ways. Results from the first American School District Panel survey, taken by school district representatives between September 15 and November 11, 2020, address needs and approaches at the beginning of the school year.

Survey data

The data used in this tool come from the American School District Panel. We have made the data available for anyone to download for free.

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