Open Data Initiative
Open Data Initiative
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.
To date, SDP has released ten 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.
Charter school information - including school location details.
PreK school information - including school location details.
School catchments - including geographic data about each school's catchment or feeder pattern.
Fiscal year 2014 and 2015 Budget information.
Fiscal year 2014 expenditure data (for vendors with over $50,000 total payments).
Fiscal year 2014 and 2015 full time employee counts.
PSSA and Keystone Exam Data (SY 2008-2009 to SY 2012-2013)
2012-2013 School Progress Reports
For questions about these data sets, or to request other data sets to be published, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms and Conditions
The School District of Philadelphia
3. Warranties and Disclaimer Thereof; Limitation of Liability. The School District provides the School District Data Sets to the user, and the user takes and uses the School District Data Sets, solely on an “AS IS” and “WITH ALL FAULTS” basis. The user further acknowledges that the School District Data Sets are complex and may contain one or more nonconformities, defects or errors. The School District does not warrant that the School District Data Sets will meet the user’s or any third party’s needs or expectations, or that the School District can or will correct or attempt to correct any or all nonconformities, defects or errors. The School District assumes no risk, liability or responsibility for the accuracy of the School District Data Sets and the data therein.
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT MAKES AND THE USER, AND ANY PERSON CLAIMING BY, THROUGH OR UNDER USER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY RESEARCHER OR SUBCONTRACTOR, RECEIVES, NO WARRANTY, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE SCHOOL DISTRICT EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS AND EXCLUDES ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS SECTION IS THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DAMAGES AND IS IN LIEU OF ALL LIABILITIES OR OBLIGATIONS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, CLAIM, CLAIMS, LOSS OR LOSSES INCURRED BY THE USER, OR ANY PERSON CLAIMING BY, THROUGH OR UNDER THE USER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY RESEARCHER OR SUBCONTRACTOR, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, LOST SALES OR BUSINESS, EXPENDITURES, INVESTMENTS OR COMMITMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH ANY BUSINESS, LOSS OF ANY GOODWILL, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT DATA SETS OR ANY DATA THEREIN, LOST SCHOOL DISTRICT DATA OR INABILITY TO USE SCHOOL DISTRICT DATA SETS OR ANY DATA THEREIN, IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER THE SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS BEEN INFORMED OF, KNEW OF, OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE LIKELIHOOD OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION INDIVIDUALLY AND IN THE AGGREGATE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, MISREPRESENTATION OTHER TORTS, AND ANY OTHER BASIS OR THEORY OF RECOVERY AT LAW, IN EQUITY, OR UNDER ANY STATUTE.
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT PROVIDES ALL SCHOOL DISTRICT DATA SETS AND ALL DATA THEREIN ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS, AND THE USER SHALL REMAIN FULLY AND SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTS AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE USE THEREOF.
4. No Endorsement. When creating any new applications, visualizations or other uses or projects based on the School District Data Sets or any data therein, the user and any person claiming by, through or under the user shall not and may not use any trademark, emblem, logo, seal or statement in any manner which implies the endorsement of the School district respecting such new application, visualization use, project or projects.
5. User’s Sole Responsibility. The user assumes sole responsibility for any and all applications, visualizations and other uses or projects created using the School District Data Sets or any data therein. The School District has no legal duty or responsibility, and no legal or other duty or obligation, to indemnify or otherwise protect the user or any other person, for any applications, visualizations or other uses or projects created using the School District Data Set or any data therein.
6. Removal of Data Sets and Data. The School District reserves the right to remove any School District Data Set or Sets or any data therein at any time and without prior notice to any user or any other person.
The School District of Philadelphia
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a. Applicable Law. “Applicable Law” means and includes all federal, state, and local statutes, ordinances, resolutions and regulations, including the rules and regulations of any government authority, and School District rules, regulations and policies, applicable to the School District, the user and the use and license to use the School District Data Set and the data therein, and includes all applicable case law, court orders, injunctions and consent decrees. Applicable Law includes FERPA.
b. Person. “Person” means any individual, association, partnership, limited partnership, joint venture, corporation, limited liability company or other form of entity or association recognized at law.
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