To serve the Arizona Department of Education and Arizona’s education system by providing reliable and valid research, evaluation, and analyses of academic performance of Arizona’s students, public schools, charter holders, and districts. In addition, to provide public reports on education initiatives, policies, and programs.
The ADE Research and Evaluation division conducts research on pertinent issues for the ADE, performs program evaluations for various divisions with the ADE, and completes all state and federal deliverables for the ADE accountability system. We carry ourselves in a professional manner to foster ongoing working relationships within ADE as well as the community at large. We serve the ADE and ultimately, the public education system, throughout Arizona providing empirical and qualitative research that is reliable and valid fostering community understanding of the relevance of research and evaluation.