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  • About the Collection: Noncertified Staff Collection

    CSDE uses the Noncertified Staff application to collect para-professional full-time equivalent (FTE) data in nine instructional and eleven non-instructional categories.

  • About the Collection: PSIS

    The Connecticut State Department of Education uses the Public School Information System (PSIS) to collect data regarding student enrollment throughout the state of Connecticut.

  • About the Collection: Restraint & Seclusion Help Site

    The Restraint and Seclusion database collects compliance data that identifies the frequency of use of physical restraint and/or seclusion and specifies whether the use of such seclusion was in accordance with an individualized education program (IEP) or whether the use of physical restraint or seclusion was an emergency.

  • About the Collection: SEDAC

    SEDAC is used to collect data regarding the provision of special education and related services. The data collected is required to provide measurement of each district’s and the state’s compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA).

  • About the Collection: TCS

    The Teacher-Course-Student (TCS) application collects student, teacher and course data. Analyses of TCS data can greatly inform school and district strategists to increase the college and career readiness of all learners. This data allows districts to make informed decisions about the current state of instruction and learning as well as the ways in which both can be improved, monitored and shared.

  • About the Collection: Test Participation Exceptions

    As a result of the administration of the Smarter Balanced Assessments, the NGSS Science Test, including Connecticut Alternate Science (CTAS), the Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA), the Connecticut SAT School Day, and the English Language Proficiency Assessment, there are several data collections that are used to collect instances where a student may apply for a test participation exception.

  • Application Information - CSDE Data Collections and Deadlines

    This site provides in-depth information about each collection managed by the Performance Office of the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE).

  • Certifying Data

    Certification information on Performance Office Data Collection Applications.

  • Connecticut COVID-19 Education Research Collaborative (CCERC)

    CCERC is a collaboration of researchers from universities across Connecticut

  • Connecticut Interim Assessments: Smarter Balanced and Next Generation Science

    This page provides information about The Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments for mathematics and English language arts (ELA)/literacy. They are available to students in Grades 3 – 8 and high school. The interim Assessments are one of the three components of the Smarter Balanced Assessment System—along with the end-of-year summative assessments in ELA/literacy and mathematics, and a digital library of formative assessment tools and practices that support classroom instruction.

  • Connecticut Physical Fitness Assessment 

    This page provides information on The Connecticut Physical Fitness Assessment that is administered to students in Grades 4, 6, 8 and in high school. This includes information on the new individual collection that is planned for release in Fall 2022.

  • Connecticut SAT School Day

    This page provides information about The Connecticut SAT School Day that is administered to all students in Grade 11.

  • Connecticut Student Assessment Main Page

    This page contains information and links about state summative assessments administered by the Connecticut State Department of Education

  • Connecticut Writing Portfolio

    The Writing Portfolio Guides for Grades K-2 include materials that can be used by teachers to complement the instruction of writing over the course of the school year.

  • Data Collection Applications

    List of Performance Office Data Collection Applications with link to Help Sites.