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About United States Dept of Education

The US Department of Education oversees the schools that school the nation. The agency establishes policy for the US educational system with the goal that all students receive a quality education and are prepared to compete in the global market. It evaluates the performances of schools through student assessments, holding them accountable for achievement scores and it administers federal student financial aid programs, the country's largest source of student loans. The Department of Education was formed in 1980 and is led by the secretary of education. It has an annual budget of about $68 billion.

United States Dept of Education

400 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, DC 20202-0001
Phone: 1 (202) 245-7468

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Auditor: Suzanne Lu
Independent Living Program Specialist: Corinna Stiles
Employees (This Location): 3,461
Employees (All Locations): 4,904

Major Office Locations

Washington, DC