Data Collection: Types and Tools

Legalities of Data:FERPA/HIPAA Compliance

Access to data requires FERPA/HIPAA compliance.

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To access local information down to the student level, you will need to request a login on the MISchoolData portal.  With a login, the portal provides users with access to the K-12 and special education information, as well as the Data4SS dynamic inquiry tools to further explore school performance.

Educators may receive a login after providing proof of educational affiliation and completing FERPA/HIPAA compliance procedures through their Intermediate School District, Regional Educational Service District, or Agency.  For further information, or to find out your ISD/RESD/RESA contact is, email the Help Desk at

FERPA/HIPAA samples can be found at the professional development resources.