Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12

How do children’s early life and school experiences affect their future? Westat conducts research on educational achievement, comparative studies of achievement, school-level implementation of reform, and program effectiveness and impact.

Project Highlights

Statistical support to largest ever K-12 survey

The National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS) provides descriptive data on the context of elementary and secondary education while also giving policymakers a variety of statistics on the condition...

Using data to evaluate program effectiveness

An educational foundation of a large association has been championing a national program for high school students for over 15 years. The foundation decided to update its set of...