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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


Assessment Glossary

Contact Information

Dr. Clinton Page

Chief Accountability and Research Officer 
1340 Braddock Place, 3rd Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314