Throughout the year, the Office of
Testing, Research & Accountability provides knowledge and support
that will strengthen decision-making of the Superintendent, the School
Board, and district and school-based administrators. The Office ensures
the integrity of all data collection activities, and identifies methods
and strategies that assist and support student learning through
research and program evaluation. The Office gathers and analyzes data,
providing crucial information on student performance and issues of
educational quality in Lexington School District Two.
provided by the Office allows decision makers to identify effective
practices and programs for expansion in order to enhance student
achievement. Our department supports and assists schools and district
personnel by designing and implementing programs of research,
evaluation, and accountability related to the ongoing development of
instructional and other student-related programs. Data and related
interpretations are also provided with the intent to better inform data
users in making data-driven decisions.
departmental functions include evaluating programs, training for
school-based and district-level leaders related to data analysis and
program evaluation, facilitating processes to meet both internal and
external accountability measures, as well as overseeing the district's
testing program, providing research and other supporting functions.