OpenSDP is an open community for education data analysts.

We build and share analytics that help education data strategists answer the questions they need, fast. We are a community committed to sharing knowledge, transferring skills, and improving the rigor and reliability of education data analysis.


On OpenSDP you will have access to data, analyses and tutorials for every stage of the analytic cycle, from preparing and standardizing your data, to conducting analyses and producing visualizations.


Repositories of code and guidance to answer key questions in important education domains.


Synthetic data to use in collaborating on analyses and data visualizations.

Join our Community

We are building a welcoming and diverse community of education data strategists. We aim to build capacity of novices, experts, and the everyone in-between. We welcome participation and civil conversations that adhere to our code of conduct. There are many ways to get involved. Follow us on GitHub. Join our Slack community. Read our Starter Pack to learn how you can contribute your analytics to our community. Use our analytics. Improve our documentation and code. Submit your own analytics to the community. Discuss and share on Slack.

Why OpenSDP?

OpenSDP is an online, public repository of analytic code, tools, and training intended to foster collaboration among education analysts and researchers in order to accelerate the improvement of our school systems. This community was built by the Strategic Data Project, an initiative of the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard. To learn more, contact us.