The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE or Department) is required by state and federal law to collect and store student and educator records. The Department takes seriously its' obligation to protect the privacy of data collected, used, shared and stored.
Below are brief descriptions of each data collection instrument used to collected data from school districts.
Pre-ID Labels – Data Collection Documentation
Pre-ID data collected to produce labels for the main test administration of assessments in the Georgia state assessment program. The labels alleviate the need for bubbling demographic and program data on answer documents.
Private School – Data Collection
Each district superintendent is required to report the total number of students who are living within their county but attending a private school.
Student Class - Data Collection Documentation
Student Class is a collection of class roster data which links students and teachers.
Student Record (SR) - Data Collection Documentation
The Student Record collects data on the instructional services provided to students by the local school system throughout the regular school year. The Student Record data collection is the single largest data collection process conducted by GaDOE.