Data Collection and Analysis

Data Collection and Analysis


Contact: Andy Mehl
Cost: NA
Website: http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/research_stats/postsecondary_data.asp
Description: When used with educational data, a dashboard can be defined as a web page that utilizes simple and typically colorful gauges / dials / etc. similar to what you would find in an automobile to display education metrics.

Contact: Andy Mehl
Cost: N
Website: http://www.studentclearinghouse.org/colleges/studenttracker/
Description: Districts/Schools/Charters can submit up to the last 8 years of their High School Seniors to find out whether they have enrolled and whether they have graduated postsecondary.

Contact: Support@sde.idaho.gov
Cost: N
Website: http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/isee/
Description: ISEE contains data from the Fall 2010 forward for all public educated K-12 students in Idaho. Contains attendance, standardized testing, course, and demographic data.

Contact: Support@sde.idaho.gov
Cost: N
Website: http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/isee/
Description: Schoolnet was purchased as the ‘digital backpack’ for teachers to work with student data. It has not been fully deployed at this point.

Contact: David Moniz
Cost: Y
Website: https://www.collegeboard.org/
Description: The Idaho State Department of Education has a contract with the College Board for all public school sophomores to take the PSAT and all public high school juniors to take the SAT.

Contact: Carson Howell
Cost: N
Website: http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/research_stats/postsecondary_data.asp
Description: The Office of the State Board of Education publishes this data from 2008 forward.

Contact: Andy Mehl
Cost: N
Website: http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/research_stats/long_data_system.asp
Description: The Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) for Idaho is a federated system, consisting of K-12 data (ISEE) managed by the State Department of Education, Postsecondary data managed by the Office of the State Board of Education and the Labor Longitudinal Data Store managed by the Idaho Department of Labor. ISEE and Postsecondary share an Identifier to link students between K-12 and college. There is a different shared identifier between postsecondary and labor. No education data is stored in the labor longitudinal data store.

Contact: Andy Mehl
Cost: N
Website: http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
Description: The Integrated Postsecondary Data System (IPEDS) is managed by the US Department of Education. All postsecondary institutions that accept federal financial aid must submit aggregate data annually. This is a good source of comparative data for high level analysis.

Contact: Andy Mehl
Cost: N
Website: http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/elsi/
Description: Elementary Secondary information (ELSi) is federally collected aggregate data on K-12 education. All K-12 schools that receive federal funding are required to submit data. ELSi utilizes variables that are frequently requested by users for producing tables. It is a fast, easy way to obtain basic statistical data on U.S. schools. When generating custom tables.

Contact: Andy Mehl
Cost: N
Website: Collegemeasures.org
Description: This is a public website that gathers data from various sources and provides comparative information to allow decision makers to compare the performance of institutions. There is disagreement about the validity and shortcomings of their metrics.

Contact: ncan@collegeaccess.org
Cost: N
Website: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zzbxkku00w0fpwc/NCANDashboardFinal.xls?dl=0
Description: This dashboard tool uses an Excel spreadsheet where you enter your relevant data on key college access and success indicators and it creates the graphics for you.

Contact: Andy Mehl
Cost: N
Website: http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/research_stats/research_jump.asp
Description: * Coming soon * – Currently data requests are handled with a paper data request form that is manually processed through an approval workflow. The Data Request Portal automates the request and workflow processes.

Contact: Andy Mehl
Cost: N
Website: http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/research_stats/research_jump.asp
Description: The Office of the State Board of Education conducts research on education topics as requested by the State Board of Education and other stakeholders.

Contact: Andy Mehl
Cost: N
Website: http://www.wiche.edu/
Description: The Multistate Data Exchange (MSDE) is a grant funded effort to evaluate the value and sustainability of creating a data exchange between states enabling states to track their students as they enroll in other states, complete degrees, and are employed. For example, the MSDE could produce the report of how many of your high school students required remediation when attending postsecondary. (This report requires across state data).

Contact: Andy Mehl
Cost: N
Website: http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/research_stats/long_data_system.asp
Description: Just loading – Will provide the elements that are being captured in the P-20W SLDS and the reports/forms they are used on.

Contact: Andy Mehl
Cost: N
Website: http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/research_stats/long_data_system.asp
Description: Grants to institutions to do research using SLDS data. Funded by the FY2012 SLDS grant. $110,000

Contact: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/contact#email
Cost: N
Website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/about/data-center/student/application-volume/fafsa-completion-high-school
Description: Go to this site and choose Idaho and you will get a list of FAFSA completions for each Idaho high school.

Contact: Sara Scudder
Cost: N
Website: http://labor.idaho.gov/dnn/idl/IdahoCareerInformation.aspx
Description: Through CIS’ MIS system, they are able to view the number of logins for every individual school that has a CIS subscription. There is also the ability to view how many have used optional modules such as Peterson’s test prep. School staff have the ability to run similar reports for their schools.

Contact: Christine Stoll
Cost: N
Website: https://www.idsaves.org/
Description: IDeal collects a lot of data. Initial conversations have happened with the State Board regarding incorporating somehow into SLDS.

Contact: cspn@csg.org
Cost: N
Website: http://www.collegesavings.org/index.aspx
Description: CSPN provides a non-biased resource to learn more about 529s, compare various plans and to stay current on what is going on in federal legislation. All state officials are encouraged to gather and share their unique innovations and experiences in an effort to improve 529 plans and in turn, help the youth of this nation attain the educational goals.

Contact: Amy Little
Cost: N
Website: http://www.idahotvep.org/
Description: The Treasure Valley Education Partnership (TVEP) is a collective impact initiative aimed at realizing marked improvement in student achievement and success from cradle to career in Idaho’s Treasure Valley.

Contact: Tim Herron
Cost: Y
Website: http://www.collegeaccess.org/BlogItem?dg=e3b14c1a-fdba-4b07-959d-c896cde771cd
Description: This tool is being developed to make the student files that schools receive from the National Student Clearinghouse more user friendly by translating them to visuals that are easy to read and understand.

Contact: Heather Luchte
Cost: Y
Website: http://www.pte.idaho.gov/
Description: This on-line reporting system will eventually replace the outdated 10-form system that the division is currently using. It will provide better data on PTE teachers, students, enrollment, and programs.

Contact: Marie Hattaway, mhattaway@jannus.org
Cost: N
Website: http://idahoafterschool.org/
Description: The IAN is building an interactive map of out-of-school programs and services for K-12 that will be searchable by location, activities, and cost.