The Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) survey, administered every other school year is required by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR). This information on key education and civil rights issues is used by OCR to keep a close watch on equity and opportunity in our nation’s schools. 14.6 This survey is also helps federal agencies, policymakers, researchers, educators, school leaders, and the public to explore student equity and opportunity. Visit the CRDC web site at to learn more.

Districts reports these numbers directly to CRDC. RIDE does not check the validity of the content.