Frequently Asked Questions

How do I contact the Office of Research and Evaluation?

Call us at 215-400-4260 or find more information on our Contact page.

How do I learn more about the Office of Research and Evaluation?

Please visit our projects page and our reports page to learn more about our work and products.

I want to read reports produced by the Office of Research and Evaluation. Where can I find them?

Please visit our reports page to find publications organized by year, topic, and project.

I am interested in working in the Office of Research and Evaluation. What positions are available?

Throughout the year, we may have positions available in support of a variety of our projects and initiatives. Please visit the Central Office Jobs Postings to see if we are hiring.

Does the Office of Research and Evaluation hire part-time staff?

Yes, our part-time staff are typically students from local universities. To inquire about part-time positions, please contact

For information about the Research Review Process, please see our Research Review Committee main page and Frequently Asked Questions about the Research Review Process.

I want to learn more about the annual District-Wide Survey. Where do I go?

Please visit our District-Wide Survey page  for the most up-to-date information. You may also contact the survey team at or by calling 215-400-6565.

When is the District-Wide Survey?

Our District-Wide Surveys open in the spring of each school year.

Who participates in the District-Wide Survey?

We collect responses from District students, teachers, principals, and parents & guardians.

Where can I find survey results for a specific school?

If your school meets the minimum number of responses required for publication [see our Survey FAQ] you will be able to see your school’s data via our online, interactive data tool. You can also view two-page summaries of individual results for each participating school by clicking here.

I need help interpreting my school’s survey results.

For more specific responses to frequently asked questions about the District-Wide Survey, see our survey FAQ here. You may also contact the survey team at or by calling 215-400-6565.

Still have questions? Please contact us.