Data Science and Operations

  • Operations and Data Control

    Data Science and Operations is responsible for supplying department personnel, the Superintendent of Schools, senior staff, school personnel, administrative district staff, Board members, parents, and community members with data for evaluation reports, statistical reports, and external requests that are used in the decision-making process to improve student performance. The bureau also provides information in response to inquiries and other ad hoc requests submitted by HISD personnel as well as the Superintendent of Schools. In addition, bureau personnel employ a wide range of software such as relational database, statistical analysis, spreadsheets, word processing and programming applications. Reports generated by the bureau are distributed to schools, the administrative district offices, the Superintendent, and Board members, and guidance is provided in understanding, interpreting, and applying the information to improve instructional programs