Research and Evaluation
Hillsborough County Public Schools receives many requests to conduct research from a variety of individuals and organizations. We appreciate your interest in conducting educational research in our county and schools. Applications are accepted and reviewed four times annually. Policies and procedures pertaining to individuals and entities who would like to conduct research and/or evaluation activities in the district, or who would like to receive and use District student data and/or staff data for research or evaluation purposes are found within the revised: Research Procedures Handbook
Please note, all requests must be approved prior to contacting or soliciting HCPS employees.
To determine the efficiency of policies and effectiveness of programs, Hillsborough County Public Schools collects and analyzes data to answer questions raised through implementation. These systematic reviews are conducted at various points during any given school year with the express interest to inform stakeholders of student learning.
HCPS-USF Research Partnership
The district and the University of South Florida have established a partnership to support collaborations among researchers and practitioners to examine topics of interest and need, enhance the quality of research, and generate approaches or solutions to address problems of practice.