Research and Evaluation

Research and Evaluation


Welcome to the Office of Research and Evaluation at The School District of Philadelphia! The Office of Research and Evaluation:

  • Conducts program evaluations of federal and state grant-funded programs;
  • Designs and implements research studies of major School District initiatives;
  • Administers the District-wide survey programs;
  • Facilitates critical research by outside individuals in support of the School District's mission and vision; and
  • Assists with the preparation of grant applications.

District-wide Surveys

The surveys are now closed.  Thank you to all who participated.  Your feedback is valued and appreciated. 


Research Review

If you are interested in conducting research within the School District of Philadelphia, please visit the Research Review page.

If you wish to obtain data from the School District, please complete a Data Request form. 


The School District of Philadelphia (SDP) and the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Mid-Atlantic co-hosted the first SDP Research, Policy, and Practice Conference (R2P 2014) on April 8, 2014.

Copies of presentations, articles, posters and video clips can be found on the REL website.

For further information please contact Tonya Wolford at twolford@philasd.org.