Collect and Use Data to Inform Continuous Improvement

At a Glance

Students engage in both college and high school coursework and activities through early college programs. To better understand students’ early college experiences and ensure that they are supported and successful, it is important to collect different kinds of data and to review and discuss these on a regular basis to inform improvement.

Published jun. 26, 2000

This resource includes sample school-level college coursework data summary figures and student survey reports, student survey instruments/questionnaires, list of key data collection variables, and sample meeting agendas and powerpoint slides that have been used with project schools and partners to develop a culture of continuous improvement.

The following data samples can help inform how you collect data in order to prioritize a culture of continuous improvement:

School-level College Coursework Data Summaries



Coaching Data Chart

This is a sample of a student-centered coaching data chart that makes it easy for a coach to track their data over a period of time and even across schools.

Download Chart Template

Staff Meetings around Data

Meeting Agendas