Check Out the New York State Parent Dashboard

If you’re a parent looking for information about your child’s school, you should take a look at the NYS Education Department’s Parent Dashboard, linked here. So what is the Parent Dashboard? Well, this resource is self described as a ‘user-friendly website created by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) to increase transparency and make it easier for parents to find essential information about the schools their children attend.’

 

Just type in the name of the school you’re interested in, and the parent dashboard will supply you with a plethora of scholastic statistics, including:

  • Student Enrollment and Ethnicity
  • Average Class Size
  • School Climate
  • Accountability Status
  • Assessment Results
  • Financial Transparency
  • Graduation Rate
  • College, Career, and Civic Readiness
  • School/District Location and Contact Information

It’s an excellent gateway for getting involved in building a stronger educational edifice for your community!