Empirical Education Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based research company that develops tools and services to provide the evidence K-12 school systems need to make evidence-based decisions about their programs, policies, and personnel. The company brings its research, data analysis, engineering, and project management expertise to customers including edtech companies and their investors, the U.S. Department of Education, foundations, leading research organizations, and state and local education agencies. Over the last two decades, Empirical has worked with school systems to conduct dozens of rigorous experiments and now offers services to edtech companies for fast turn-around and low-cost impact studies of their products. 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.
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.
At Empirical Education, we believe everyone at every stage of their lives should have access to effective and inclusive learning experiences. Knowledge should comprise all identities, cultures, and perspectives allowing students to achieve their highest potential.
We assert that education is a human right.
Our work with researchers, educators, government agencies, developers, and students converges all facets of the education sector to cultivate more equitable access to learning. We consider this challenge an obligation, as we work to give students and educators the opportunities to thrive in a constantly evolving world.