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Strategic Data Views

In order to support district, school and community partners, Strategic Analysis & Program Research (SAPR) provides both public and internal data visualizations using a range of tools including Versifit, Tableau and G Suite products.

Public Visualizations

These are just a couple of the public visualizations SAPR has created using Tableau and files produced by the district's Student Information Systems, State Accountability & Reporting team. All visualizations are interactive, dynamic and can be downloaded as an image, PDF and data file (where appropriate).

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The Enrollment and Demographic Information view can be used both for strategic planning purposes and to better understand the demographic make up of the communities served by our schools. It is updated at the end of ever New Mexico Public Education Department mandated Student Teacher Accountability Reporting System (STARS) reporting period (40th day, 80th day, 120th day and End-of-Yar). Currently, schools are funded based on an average of the 80th and 120th day enrollment counts.

Enrollment and Demographic View Example

Not only does Tableau give SAPR the ability to create interactive tables, it also is helps with the production of interactive maps. Currently, the APS Geographic Explorer view uses latitude and longitude coordinates to plot where our schools are located on top of US Census block data on median household income (2018). Users can zoom in and out of the map, pan in all directions and use the search feature to center the map on where they are physically located (this requires location features to be turned on in the web browser).

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Geographic Explorer View Example

Internal Visualizations

Versifit (accessed via Synergy)

Dependent upon their position, Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) staff members have access to a powerful tool, Versifit. Linked directly to the district's Student Information System, Synergy, Versifit gives district leadership, school administrators, school counselors and teachers the ability to see students' current and historical attendance, grades, behavior and interim and state assessment data.

Some of the major Versifit reports supported by SAPR include: Feeds-ToMathematics Placement, Early Warning Indicators (EWIs) and the Exit Exam Status Report. Currently under development is a look-back feature that will allow teachers to see how their prior students are doing in school.

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Versifit Example

G Suite Visualizations (accessed via APS account)

To help monitor the various data requests and analyses that the Student Information Systems (SIS) and SAPR teams receive both internally and externally, SAPR hosts and maintains the Data Requests and Analyses Tracking Sheet. This sheet utilizes Google Sheets and is shared across the two teams to ensure that all requests are responded to in a timely manner. Because it is a shared Google Sheet, the document can be used by multiple people at once without having to worry about versioning.

APS Internal Visualizations

These views are intended for an internal audience and require an APS account. 

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