Department of Research, Accountability, and Assessment/Data Warehouse

Welcome!
The Department of Research, Accountability, and Assessment/Data Warehouse (DRAA/DW) provides data analyses, evaluations, and other services to facilitate the monitoring of progress towards accomplishing the Blueprint 2.0 vision, purpose, and core values. The department is committed to supporting the vision that Baltimore County Public Schools will be among the highest performing school systems in the nation as a result of creating, sustaining, and investing in a culture of deliberate excellence for every student, every school, and every community.

The Department of Research, Accountability, and Assessment/Data Warehouse is responsible for:

  • Conducting and reporting results of research and program evaluations related to factors that impact student achievement.
  • Implementing and monitoring state and county-mandated testing programs, including the MAP (Measure of Academic Process), Maryland School Assessment (MSA and Alt-MSA), High School Assessments (HSA), and the PSAT.
  • Coordinating preparation of the system's annual Report on Results as well as other accountability and compliance processes and reporting, such as the Maryland School Performance Program Report, the Master Plan, and the Bridge to Excellence Master Plan Update.
  • Supporting the business intelligence and data warehouse information systems.

The office Web sites for the Department of Research, Accountability, and Assessment/Data Warehouse provide you with:

  • The latest BCPS testing calendars.
  • Information for parents, students, and all other stakeholders on assessment and testing resources.
  • The process to obtain approval to conduct research in Baltimore County Public Schools.
  • Links to various reports and statistical information related to student achievement.
  • Additional details about the department's services and major office initiatives.
Dr. Russell Brown
Chief Accountability and Performance Management Officer
Deb Zoller
Executive Assistant
Dr. Renard Adams
Executive Director
Assessment and Performance Management
Stacy Jankiewicz
Administrative Assistant
Assessment and Performance Management
Kara Calder
Executive Director
Strategic Planning and Research
Christine Faya
Administrative Assistant
Strategic Planning and Research
9611 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 305
Baltimore, Maryland 21220
Phone: 443-809-0319
FAX: 410-391-7260
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