The Department of Planning, Evaluation and Research
The Department of Planning, Evaluation and Research is charged with monitoring and evaluating the success of academic programs in the district, ensuring quality and integrity in student assessment, managing and ensuring quality of student data, submitting student data to Texas and US education agencies, tracking and forecasting student enrollment, maintaining relationships with outside partners and vendors, and providing teachers, campus administrators and district administrators with timely, actionable data for instructional decision making. In order to carry out these varied tasks, the planning, evaluation and research department includes a diverse group of professionals working in the areas of assessment, data management and support, statistical data analysis, geographic information systems, performance reporting and program evaluation.
Department Mission and Vision
The mission of the Planning, Evaluation and Research Department is to help ensure that each student attains intellectual and personal excellence by providing high quality data management services, student assessment programs, data analysis and reporting services and program evaluations for the Irving Independent School District.
Excellence and equity for all through better data.