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Philadelphia Public School Enrollment, 2019-20 and 2020-21

Philadelphia Public School Enrollment, 2019-20 and 2020-21

This brief explores 2020-21 student enrollment patterns at District, Alternative, Charter, and Cyber Charter schools in Philadelphia, including by school admission type and student demographics, as well as changes in those patterns over time. Key findings include: Between 2016-17 and 2020-21, District enrollment declined by 8% while Charter enrollment increased by 6%. The biggest enrollment…

July PD Training: QlikBAM 102 - Becoming a Data Sensemaker

July PD Training: QlikBAM 102 – Becoming a Data Sensemaker

Want to learn even more Qlik tips and tricks? Join us for this hands-on session to dive deeper into the School District of Philadelphia’s internal performance management and progress monitoring dashboard platform, QlikBAM. Participants will learn the following: how to manipulate graphs and charts, advanced navigation and filtering, and even creating your own sheets in…

July PD Training: QlikBAM 101

July PD Training: QlikBAM 101

You just received access to Qlik, now what? Or you may just need a Qlik refresher. Join us for this hands-on session to learn about the School District of Philadelphia’s internal performance management and progress monitoring dashboard platform, QlikBAM. Participants will learn the following: which data are available and when, how to read/interpret the different…

End of Year data in Qlik - Climate, Aimsweb/Star, and Course Marks

End of Year data in Qlik – Climate, Aimsweb/Star, and Course Marks

Starting next week, we will load preliminary and final data to Qlik for climate, reading, and course marks. The data refresh schedule is as follows: * Climate Matters (attendance and suspensions)- prelim 6/14, final 6/17 * Course Marks & Credits – prelim 6/11, final 6/24 * aimsweb-Star – prelim 6/14, final 6/24 Any questions or…

Posting School Plans on School Websites

Posting School Plans on School Websites

Please post the PDF of your school plan that you received from PESO on your school website by 6/11. Any questions or comments, please contact Joe Taylor at jctaylor@philasd.org.

Budget Priorities for the 2021-22 School Year: Survey Results

Budget Priorities for the 2021-22 School Year: Survey Results

In Spring 2021 the Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) surveyed School District of Philadelphia (SDP) stakeholders about what supports should be prioritized in the budget for the 2021-22 school year. This slide deck provides an overview of feedback and responses. 

End of Year Message from the Certify Team!

End of Year Message from the Certify Team!

Thank you all for your hard work on improving your school’s data with the Office of Data Governance (ODG), the Information System Team (IS), and the Certify system! As we approach the end of the year, we wanted to send out a special thank you out to the school staff that has been working diligently…

State Testing Windows Closing

State Testing Windows Closing

As communicated in the April Assessment Update, PSSA, PASA, and ACCESS testing will end on June 11, 2021. The School District of Philadelphia will not administer any of those tests over the summer or in September 2021, even though the state has extended testing windows to September. Test Coordinators have been instructed to return all…

Transition from aimswebPLUS to Star for K-5 for the 2021-22 school year

Transition from aimswebPLUS to Star for K-5 for the 2021-22 school year

After conducting a procurement process earlier this year, the District has selected and the Board has approved Renaissance Star as our universal screener for grades K-12. As a result, grades 6-12 will continue using Star in 21-22, and grades K-5 will transition from aimswebPLUS to Star. The change will be reflected in the 21-22 professional…

June Data Guide

June Data Guide

The June Data Guide is now ready for viewing. This month’s focus areas include: Climate, aimsweb, Star, and Naviance. Any questions or comments, please contact at Joe Taylor at jctaylor@philasd.org.