Office of Planning and Research

Data Collections

Below is a list of the data collections of non-fiscal data that the Department maintains.

  1. Student Assessment
    Description: The link above will take you to a site that houses testing schedules, technical reports, and other Information related to a variety of state, national, and international assessments in which Massachusetts students participate. Specifically, information on the MCAS, MCAS Alternate Assessment, MEPA, ACCESS, PARCC, NAEP, and TIMSS can be found here.

  2. Other DESE data collections
    Description: This link will take you to a site that houses additional DESE data collections, including student-level data, student course schedules, student discipline data, and demographic information on public school educators. Information on SIMS, SCS, the SSDR, and EPIMS can be found here.

Note to Researchers

Researchers interested in working with Massachusetts data should contact OPR for more information.

Last Updated: January 13, 2014

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