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Student Data Request Information


Requesting Student Data - Form Instructions

To request data from the Division of Research, we ask that you answer each of the questions on the form (see tab to the right for the form). Please answer all questions fully to improve the accuracy of your request and time needed to provide the information.


A team of evaluators review incoming data requests each Wednesday. Allow at least 2 weeks after evaluation for processing. Requests are prioritized based on district requirements.

If you have questions or would like help filling out the request, please contact the Research Division (531-299-0226).


Please read the “Guidelines for Considering Requests to Obtain Student Data” and documents below before completing this form.

Student Data Release and Confidentiality Agreement  click here.
OPS Contractor Agreement  click here.
Student Data Confidentiality Statement  click here .

*If the data you are requesting is part of a research project you would like to conduct in the Omaha Public Schools, you will, first, need to get approval from the Research Review Committee by filling out a Conducting Research Request.


Any questions marked with  *  are required fields.

Have you, or will you, complete a Request for Conducting Research in OPS?  *

Describe your program / organization (include location / schools), specific students services, and how services are provided.  *
Subcontractor (retained by requestor / sponsoring agency to perform a function related to the data)

Purpose of Data Request (grant application, program monitoring or evaluation; if applicable, include research questions to be answered through use of the data)  *

Type of Data Requested (student achievement, course grades, attendance, graduation rates, etc.) *

Grade Levels *

School(s) *

Data Presentation: (How do you want the data sorted?) Examples of special format might include by building, course id#, grade, race, gender, race, gender, AYP subgroup, alphabetically by student last name , or a combination of these.  *

If you are requesting data to fill out a questionnaire, form, or grant application, please attach the document related to this request to assist our understanding of the data you need.

File Size: 1000KB Maximum

File Types: .doc, .docx, .xls, .ppt, .pdf, .txt, .zip, .swf

You can upload a previous report with this request if you have one.

File Size: 10000KB Maximum

File Types: .doc, .docx, .xls, .ppt, .pdf, .txt, .zip, .swf

NOTE: If you are requesting individual student data, parent/guardian consent forms must be submitted for approval.



Scott SchmidtBonne