News

Check here for the Latest News and Updates from the District Performance Office!


November 25, 2019

The District Performance Office has recently published the 2019-2020 Teacher Demographics file and the 2018-2019 Serious Incidents file, located on open data.


September 27, 2019

The 2018-2019 PSSA/Keystone scores can now be found on Open Data! Please use the link to locate the new files.


September 27, 2019

The 2018-2019 District Wide Survey for the school district has been published on Open Data! Please use the link to locate the new files.


August 22, 2019

The Office of Evaluation, Research, and Accountability has recently published the Summary of Major Projects 2018-2019 School Year. Please click the link to learn more about ERA and DPO’s work across the district!


July 22, 2019

Updated and new Teacher Attendance files are now available on Open Data, which includes Average Daily Attendance (ADA) and 95% or more attendance (95%+). This data can be found on the District Employees and Finance portion of Open Data. Please note, previously published teacher Average Daily Attendance (ADA) files are available as an archive version, due to calculations not reflecting the current business rules.


May 23, 2019

NSC Student Tracker Reports has been updated with 2018 Fall Data on Open Data! Please follow the link to School Performance to view.


March 22, 2019

The 2017-2018 Average Daily Attendance is now available on Open Data! Please follow the link to School Performance to view performances of district schools.


February 26, 2019

The 2018-2019 Pre-K School Information is now available on Open Data! Please follow the link to School Information to view the list of schools.


February 5, 2019

The graduation rate for four-year first-time 9th grade cohort 2014-2015 and six-year first-time 9th grade cohort 2012-2013 is now available on Open Data! Please follow the link to School Performance to view these data.


January 30, 2019

The District Performance Office is proud to announce the release of the 2017-2018 School Progress Reports!

PDF reports of individual schools, can be found on the School Progress Reports page in the right-side panel titled “SPR Quick Links” (under Available SPR Reports), which also includes additional resources such as parent guides and user guide.

All schools’ metric and domain scores are available for download in Excel format through Open Data. Please visit the School Performance page to download.

New for the 2017-2018 SPR! Use the brand-new SPR Calculator to see how changes in school performance can affect a school’s SPR score.

We have also updated the School Profiles dashboard with the latest SPR data, which now provides access to SPR performance at Network and City-Wide level.


January 16, 2019

The Youth Rish Behavior Surveys are now available on Open Data! Please follow the link to School Information to view these data.


December 14, 2018

Great News! The 2018-19 Master School List is now available on Open Data in School Information. In the next following weeks, we will announce an updated version of the 2018-19 Master School List, as there are a few items that are still “TBA” or “TBD.” We will be updated the School List as data becomes available. Thank you for your patience.


December 10, 2018, 2018

We are excited to announce three newly added reports on Open Data containing Catchment analysis information!

School Catchment Retention Details and Counts by School as well as Counts by Catchment are now available for District, Charter, and Alternative schools. This data can be found in our School Information section and makes data from our School Profiles dashboard accessible for further analyses.


August 20, 2018

Please submit feedback regarding SPR changes for the SY2018-19 cycle!

In response to feedback collected over the past several years, in order to better align the School Progress Reports with research, and to ensure that the SPR is reflective of performance for Philadelphia schools, the School District of Philadelphia is considering changes to the School Progress Reports for the SY2018-19 SPR cycle (i.e., the report that will be released in January 2020).

Click here to view a list of the currently-proposed changes and to share feedback. Please share all feedback by September 4, 2018.


June 29, 2018

We are excited to announce the newly released 2016-17 Alternative Education Progress Reports (AEPRs).  These reports are SDP’s accountability framework (similar to the SPR) for our district-run and contracted alternative education programs.  This is SDP’s first public release of the AEPR.

2016-2017 AEPR reports and supplemental material (User Guide, FAQ, Raw Data File, etc.) are now live and can be viewed at: www.philasd.org/aepr.

The District’s School Profiles have also been updated to include AEPR results.


June 25, 2018

NSC Student Tracker Reports is NEW in Open Data!

Please visit our School Performance page to download NEW Zip files that display the Student Tracker Reports from the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) at the School Level.

If you have any questions, please contact us at opendata@philasd.org.


June 18, 2018

95% Attendance by Grade is UPDATED in Open Data!

Data is now available through May, and will continue to be updated monthly during the school year. We have also added an “All Grades” aggregate of District-wide 95% Attendance numbers for each month.

Please visit our School Performance page to download an UPDATED Open Data file that displays the number and percent of enrolled students in each grade that attended at least 95% of instructional days for SY 2014-15 through 2017-18 at the District level.

If you have any questions, please contact us at opendata@philasd.org.


February 16, 2018

New updates in Open Data!

We are excited to announce that we have a brand new structure for our Open Data pages! You can now download data for individual school years by expanding the category of interest. There is also a Zip file containing all available years, where applicable.

Additionally, District-wide Survey data is NEW in Open Data! Visit our School Information page to download student, parent/guardian, and teacher response data from our District-wide Surveys.

If you have any questions, please contact us at opendata@philasd.org.


January 29, 2018

School Progress Reports for the 2016-2017 school year are now available! Click here to view the press release published by the District.

Please visit our School Progress Reports page to learn about the SPR, and view the 2016-2017 Reports! The District Scorecard and School Profiles are also updated to include SY 2016-17 SPR data!

If you have any questions, please contact us at performanceframework@philasd.org.


January 9, 2018

95% Attendance by Grade is NEW in Open Data!

Please visit our School Performance page to download a NEW Open Data file that displays the number and percent of enrolled students in each grade that attended at least 95% of instructional days for SY 2014-15 through 2017-18 at the District level.

If you have any questions, please contact us at opendata@philasd.org.


January 3, 2018

2016-2017 Graduation information is now available!

Please visit our School Performance page to download 4 year Graduation rates for 9th Grade cohort SY2013-14. The 6 year Graduation rate was also added for 9th Grade cohort SY2011-2012. The files will be included in a zip archive folder that includes graduation rates for previous cohort years as well.

If you have any questions, please contact us at opendata@philasd.org.


November 21, 2017

School- and District-level Enrollment and Demographic information is now available!

Please visit our School Information page to download Enrollment and Demographic information at the School and District levels for the 2017-2018 school year. The files will be included in a zip archive folder that includes enrollment for previous school years as well.

If you have any questions, please contact us at opendata@philasd.org.


November 14, 2017

The first School Progress Report Preview Window is now open!

The first SPR Preview Window is now open (through November 22) for principals and charter school leaders to view preliminary scores for select metrics. The second preview window, in December, will include preliminary scores for the remaining metrics. These preview windows allow us to communicate with principals in preparation for a full SPR release in early 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact us at performanceframework@philasd.org.


November 2017

School Information Updates in Open Data!

The 2017-2018 Master School List is now available on the School Information page. The Longitudinal Master School List, which contains all District and Charter schools since 2001-2002, was also updated. Finally, our School Catchment Areas are also up to date for the 2017-2018 school year.

We are currently working to update School and District Enrollment/Demographics information for the 2017-2018 school year.

If you have any questions, please contact us at opendata@philasd.org.


November 2017

School Performance Updates in Open Data!

Average Daily Attendance and Out-of-School Suspension information is now available for the 2016-2017 school year. A yearly report of Serious Incidents has also been updated.

Additionally, Serious Incident Report Details has been updated through October 2017 and will continue to be updated monthly.

Please find these new data files on our School Performance page!

If you have any questions, please contact us at opendata@philasd.org.


September 27, 2017

District- and School-level PSSA & Keystone results are now available for the 2016-2017 School Year!

Please visit the our PSSA & Keystone Performance page, or the School Performance section our Open Data page, to download the 2016-2017 exam data in Excel format. The files will be included in a zip archive folder that contains the exam data from previous years as well.

Please contact opendata@philasd.org if you have any questions.