Accountability & Research
ACPS evaluation, testing and student assessments
The Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) Department of Accountability and Research provides decision-makers with valid, reliable, and timely data to enhance the quality of education offered to students.
Anyone can measure; together we illuminate, innovate, and improve.
The mission of the Department of Accountability is to:
Carry out the administrative and logistical functions necessary to implement the standardized testing program
Compile and analyze standardized testing results for use by individual schools, the division, and the Alexandria community
Monitor and evaluate programs and services to improve the quality and effectiveness of instruction and assistance offered to students
Provide in-service training to ACPS staff and the broader community in the use of test and evaluation data
Provide expert consultation to staff on evaluation and research designs, survey/questionnaire construction, data analysis, and statistics
Facilitate the development of a division plan for implementing continuous improvement beliefs and processes
Carry out the responsibilities related to the Every Student Succeeds Act, as well as to extant state and local accountability systems
Chief Accountability and Research Officer
1340 Braddock Place, 3rd Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314