Data Assessment Research Team (DART) seeks to provide timely accurate dynamic data, implement effective assessment practices, analyze student and program outcomes, support research based practices and team to support student and adult learning. We will collaborate with teachers, teams, administrators and others to help build effective data systems. 



 is critical in driving decisions for students, teachers, schools and our district. What are the data cycles in your school or program? When do teams meet to analyze results? What are the next action steps based on what the data is telling you? Call us if you need help answering these or other data questions. DART can help you build your data systems. 


is an integral part of the instructional cycle and fulfills several purposes for Tacoma educators, students, parents, policy makers, and community members. Assessments administered at the district, school, and classroom levels combine to form a system of assessments with the goal of supporting student growth.


includes conducting program evaluations, reporting required by external funding sources (federal grants, for example), as well as internally identified programs about which we want objective analyses of implementation and/or impact.


 members include our Data Coaches, Data Team, and our Assessment Staff.

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