Agency Report

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  284  

2017 Index Score
57.3

Change from 2016
-1.7 


Parent Agency
Department of Education (Index Score: 59.7)
Mission
To promote academic excellence, enhance educational opportunities and equity for all of America's children and families, and to improve the quality of teaching and learning by providing leadership, technical assistance and financial support.
Website
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oese/index.html

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 284 of 339 -1.7  57.3 59.0 58.1 55.0 52.6 46.9 47.6 54.2 56.1
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 250  of 336 -3.8  55.8 59.6 57.5 57.1 53.9 48.1 45.6 46.8 49.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 268  of 336 4.0  47.3 43.3 44.4 43.5 38.6 36.7 33.3 33.2 40.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 272  of 336 -3.0  52.7 55.7 54.0 51.1 44.3 40.5 39.9 38.3 40.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 254  of 336 -10.8  45.6 56.4 54.3 53.4 49.7 44.9 43.1 46.6 44.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 152  of 336 -1.0  71.7 72.7 69.0 70.7 70.6 60.9 57.3 58.0 62.2
Employee Skills–Mission Match 302  of 338 -1.5  73.6 75.1 72.9 73.0 72.3 67.0 67.4 69.2 72.5
Pay 237  of 338 2.4  61.5 59.1 61.3 59.0 59.3 56.1 61.3 68.8 68.2
Strategic Management 286  of 337 -1.6  52.4 54.0 54.0 56.4 53.1 49.6 57.0 45.3 61.6
Teamwork 107  of 337 -0.3  74.1 74.4 71.7 73.8 70.6 64.1 59.6 56.2 67.3
Innovation 149  of 337 2.2  67.5 65.3 62.6 63.4 61.7 53.9 56.0 55.4
Training and Development 145  of 338 2.3  64.6 62.3 65.4 65.0 56.6 49.7 45.0 46.6 50.7
Work–Life Balance 281  of 337 -0.2  58.1 58.3 57.0 57.0 56.6 51.5 49.2 52.4 71.1
Support for Diversity 188  of 337 4.5  62.5 58.0 58.0 56.8 57.4 47.0 50.7 48.3 51.8
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 260  of 336 0.4  46.5 46.1 47.7 43.8 40.4 28.8 34.0 37.7 43.4
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Data source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Employees joined (2016)
22 ( 10.1% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
17

Workforce with less than three years of service
14.7%

Employees left (2016)
23 ( 10.6% )

Average left (2010-2016)
22


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics