Empirical Education Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based R&D firm that uses its deep knowledge of education and expertise in analytics, research design, and engineering, to help K-12 schools improve their programs and processes. We work directly with state and local education agencies, as well as the U.S. Department of Education, education technology providers, foundations, and leading research organizations that study and serve schools.
Empirical has reported research in all regions of the country, and our web-based software tools are currently being used in over 700 school districts. Empirical’s work exemplifies the highest standards of evidence to support high-stakes decisions, while providing rich contextual information to help clients understand how their systems work and how to improve them. Check out our empirical team.
From large-scale RCTs to single district data studies, our research is both rigorous and innovative.
Our analytical toolkit ranges from business intelligence, to experimental analytics, to econometrics.
We build tools for data collection, warehousing, analysis, and reporting for internal use by research partners and school system clients.
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A career at Empirical Education offers a unique opportunity: to make a difference in the world. Working in a small company provides exposure to many projects and significant responsibility. Team members collaborate, think creatively, and improve the lives of K-12 students and teachers throughout the country.