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Open Data Initiative

Open Data Initiative

Open Data Initiative

The School District of Philadelphia (SDP), in partnership with Open Data Philly, publishes longitudinal datasets spanning various operational school, and student performance areas. The public release of this data supports our goals to promote greater transparency and community engagement. Terms and Conditions of use can be found here.

SDP Employee Information: File Format Frequency Snapshot Date
(if applicable)
Next Refresh
Employee Data CSV Quarterly Jan, Apr, July, Oct Jan 2017
         
SDP School Information: File Format Frequency Snapshot Dates Next Refresh
Enrollment/Demographics EXCEL Annual Oct 1 SY 2017-18
Master School List
EXCEL Annual Oct 1 SY 2017-18
Serious Incidents TXT Annual Oct 1 SY 2017-18
Suspensions TXT Annual Oct 1 SY 2016-17
Teacher Attendance TXT Annual Oct 1 SY 2016-17
PreK School Information CSV Annual Oct 1 SY 2016-17
         
School Catchment Areas: File Format Frequency Snapshot Dates Next Refresh
ES Catchment GIS Annual N/A Sept 2017
MS Catchment GIS Annual N/A Sept 2017
HS Catchment GIS Annual N/A Sept 2017
         
SDP Budget: File Format Frequency Snapshot Dates Next Refresh
Expenditure Information CSV Annual Fiscal Year
(ending June 30)
Jan 2017
         
PSSA & Keystone Data: File Format Frequency Snapshot Dates Next Refresh
Keystone Actual EXCEL Annual N/A Sept 2017
Keystone Accountability EXCEL Annual N/A Sept 2017
PSSA Actual EXCEL Annual N/A Sept 2017
PSSA Accountability EXCEL Annual N/A Sept 2017
         
School SPR Data: File Format Frequency Snapshot Dates Next Refresh
School Progress Report CSV Annual N/A January 2017
     


The School District of Philadelphia (SDP), along with Open Data Philly, is publishing data sets for public use. Publishing SDP data supports our efforts to promote transparency and community engagement.

Each data set published is provided as a ZIP file, containing the raw data, terms of use and release notes. The release notes generally provide context and background information about the data, including descriptions of the data elements. 

To date, SDP has released 12 data sets:

SDP Employee Information- including name, pay rate, representation, etc.  As described in this release, pay rate does not currently include any additional compensation such as overtime, EC, etc. 
SDP School Information- including demographic and enrollment data about each SDP school, going back five years.
School Catchment Areas - including geographic data about each school's catchment or feeder pattern.
SDP Budget
Budget Information
Expenditure Information
FTE Information
PSSA and Keystone Exam Data 
School SPR Data

For questions about these data sets, or to request other data sets to be published, please contact: opendata@philasd.org