Research & Surveys
Conducting Research and Surveys at Tacoma Public Schools
Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) is comprised of 56 Comprehensive Schools serving approximately 30,000 students in Preschool - Grade 12. It is an innovative district focused on the development of the Whole Child. TPS recognizes the importance of relevant and valid research and is committed to facilitating appropriate research and survey activities. Research, however, is secondary to our goal of educating Every Student. Every Day.
The TPS Data Assessment Research Team (DART) is responsible for the management and administration of all research and survey activity conducted within the district, including:
- Managing the submission and approval process for research and survey requests
- Oversight of the Research Review Committee, which provides final approval for all applications
- Designating a district administrator to monitor research projects
- Disseminating research findings to TPS staff members