Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2011 (ECLS-K:2011)


Teacher-child relationship; Parent-teacher interactions

Data were collected from the teachers, parents, school administrators, and care providers of 2010-11 Kindergarten students. Data were collected in the fall and the spring of kindergarten (2010-11), the fall and spring of 1st grade (2011-12), and the fall and spring of 2nd grade (2012-13). Additional data collections are planned for the spring of third grade, fourth grade, and fifth grades.

Selected publications include:

  • Mulligan, G.M., Hastedt, S., and McCarroll, J.C. (2012). First-Time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First Findings From the Kindergarten Rounds of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010-11 (ECLS-K:2011) (NCES 2012-049). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics. Available at: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012049.pdf
Survey Instruments

Survey instruments are available at: http://nces.ed.gov/ecls/instruments2011.asp


As of January 14, 2014, no public data had been released.  More information can be found at: http://nces.ed.gov/ecls/datainformation2011.asp

Survey Data