Department of Accountability and Research

Accountability and Research
  • The Department of Accountability provides decision-makers with valid, reliable, and timely data to enhance the quality of education offered to students.

    Anyone can measure the rain; we build arks.

    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
    • carry out the responsibilities related to the Every Student Succeeds Act, as well as to extant state and local accountability systems

    Dr. Clinton Page
    Chief Accountability and Research Officer
    ACPS Central Office
    1340 Braddock Place, 3rd Floor
    Alexandria, VA 22314