Our Resources

The Strategic Data Project builds and shares tools and resources to help school systems and education agencies better manage, analyze, and use data to significantly improve student achievement.

Analytic Tools



SDP and network-contributed analytic code to answer critical education questions in Stata and R


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CTE Diagnostic Toolkit

Understanding patterns of success among postsecondary CTE students: A diagnostic for institutional and system analysts

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Value-Added Memo

An explanation of how and why SDP uses value-added meaures


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Summer Melt Tools

According to research, between 10 and 40% of kids who intend to go to college at high school graduation don't show up in the fall.

SDP Strategic Use of Data Rubric

  • Answer key questions about your organization’s use of data, such as: To what extent does your organization use a strategic plan to organize program and initiative priorities? To what extent does your organization evaluate the outcomes of its programs and major initiatives?