Data, Research, and Evaluation Services

Data literacy is critical to guide decisions, inform policy, and impact program and service delivery to students. Whether it’s a program evaluation embedded in a Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) or an evaluation study design for a grant application, the SCOE team can customize services to meet your needs. Data analysis, research, and evaluation services include:  

  • Program evaluations
  • Study design
  • Survey development and other data collection tools
  • Data collection and management
  • Collection of stakeholder feedback
  • Focus group facilitation
  • Data integrity audits and development of protocols
  • Statistical analyses
  • Report production
  • Presentation of results
  • Assessment administration coaching and support
  • Data literacy coaching and support

Why Work With SCOE? 

Contracting with the expert SCOE Data, Research, and Evaluation team avoids the need to hire extra staff for short-term projects. For agencies where hires are full-time employees, eliminating the need for agencies to navigate through a lengthy hiring process for short-term projects can be valuable.

Links to Public Data Resources

There are many sources for data about schools and student achievement. (Refer to C-SAPA’s helpful Data Mining Guide to help determine the best source for your needs.)

  • DataQuest—provides data about school enrollment, student demographics, achievement, discipline, college readiness, and chronic absenteeism
  • California Schools Mobile Application—helps find nearby California schools through your iOS or Android device. It also provides enrollment and achievement summaries.
  • Ed-Data—similar to DataQuest with the addition of school financial and staffing data. Also includes longitudinal graphical and tabular displays of student data.
  • California School Dashboard—provides California Dashboard accountability data for schools and districts
  • California Dashboard Mobile Application—accountability data for schools and districts. Accessible with mobile devices
  • School Accountability Report Card (SARC)—reports provide information on student performance for every public school in California