In this tutorial, we'll learn Building a Database from Federal School Test Data. Organizing National Center for Education mclStatistics’ (NCES) data in a relational database.
As parents of two young children, my wife and I have researched the quality of schools in several US cities. This research has led to a few popular websites which present a variety of metrics on the quality of individual schools. Two of the most popular websites that present information on school quality are GreatSchools.org and Niche.com. As a data professional, I wondered where these sites obtain their data. Both of these sites use data provided by the US Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) (GreatSchools.org also uses quite a bit of data from state education departments, which is more detailed than the federal data).
In this series of articles, I will share my process to download and restructure a number of these datasets. First, I will use Python to restructure the data to load it into a Mysql database, then I will do some ad hoc research projects using some of Python’s popular data science libraries.
The main goal of this first article is to cover how I successfully used Pandas to load 10 years of school-level test score results obtained from NCES into a MySQL database. By loading this data into a relational database format, I aim to make a wide array of analysis tasks more efficient as I take a deeper dive into the data in future articles. Hopefully, this will be helpful to those who are interested in exploring Pandas’ SQL capabilities.
SQL stands for Structured Query Language. SQL is a scripting language expected to store, control, and inquiry information put away in social databases. The main manifestation of SQL showed up in 1974, when a gathering in IBM built up the principal model of a social database. The primary business social database was discharged by Relational Software later turning out to be Oracle.
Data Manipulation: SQL vs. Pandas. Which tool to use in your next data science project.
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In the programming world, Data types play an important role. Each Variable is stored in different data types and responsible for various functions. Python had two different objects, and They are mutable and immutable objects.
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