Data Warehouse Benefits


The Data Warehouse is a centralized storage space to comingle, organize and integrate Nebraska’s P-20 longitudinal data into a common model.  Users will benefit from the following features:

  • Consolidation of data from multiple systems and data sources
    • Automated consolidation of data from each district’s many source systems
    • Automated daily updates from all participating districts
    • Reduces the number of data collections
    • Improves data quality and consistency within and across all districts
    • Integrates data from multiple systems to provide a more complete and comprehensive view of students and staff data for more robust data analysis
    • Provides timely access to student data enabling educators to quickly adjust curriculum and instruction when necessary
    • Provides a low-cost and uniform service to access technology, applications and data
    • Available to all participating school districts of any and all sizes
  • Aggregation of longitudinal data
    • Consolidates and efficiently organizes the state of Nebraska’s education data
    • Improves communication and collaboration by providing a system of information that can be accessed by a wider range of stakeholders (e.g. legislators, researchers, educators, citizens)
    • Facilitates a culture of data-driven inquiry and decision making
    • Improves data literacy amongst educators
    • Enhances educators’ ability to analyze historical data and identify trends that can inform education policies
  • Security
    • District’s longitudinal student data is only accessible by the district users.
    • State and other users have access to aggregate data which is not identifiable to an individual
  • Business intelligence and analytics reporting interface (future implementation)
    • Improves data analysis to support Nebraska initiatives such as data-driven decision making, continuous improvement, data consolidation, and education intelligence
    • Improves the time it takes to analyze data at the district and state levels
    • Consolidates large amounts of data into manageable and meaningful visualization tools
    • Supports analysis of student performance, college and career readiness and success, instructional improvement initiatives, teacher evaluations, student intervention and professional development effectiveness
    • Transforms data into actionable information
    • Efficient turnaround of reports that can be used to make data driven decisions directly impacting student outcomes


Updated December 31, 2019 10:14am