2023-2024 Data Collection

There are no changes to the 2023-2024 data collection process.

NCEA will continue to have the option to collect school and diocesan data through FACTS’ DART system. For schools not using FACTS, schools will continue to send their data to their diocese and dioceses will submit their data through Excel. When using the Excel form, please do not delete the individual rows on the “Elementary” and “Secondary” tabs. This will allow NCEA to create a longitudinal school-level database to better understand trends across the country. We appreciate your efforts in collecting this valuable data.

We created two short videos explaining how to fill out the forms for schools and dioceses. If you have more questions, please email the data and research team at [email protected].

Important Dates

  • September 15, 2023 – All numbers should be the actual count as of this date.
  • September 29, 2023 – School report sent to diocesan office or submitted in FACTS.
  • October 31, 2023 – Diocesan report sent to NCEA office through FACTS or Excel to [email protected].


Information for Schools

School Summary Report Form

School Excel Form

U.S. Census Bureau Race and Ethnicity Reporting

School Video Explanation of Form


Information for Dioceses

Dioceses will have the option to submit their data through Excel to [email protected] or through FACTS. All reports are due to NCEA on October 31, 2023.

Diocesan Summary Report Form

Diocesan Excel Form

U.S. Census Bureau Race and Ethnicity Reporting

Diocesan Video Explanation of Form


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