We empower education leaders to use data for better outcomes.

We evaluate grant-funded programs, develop data-management systems, and provide professional development for implementing data-driven decision processes. Our specialty is education. We can build your team’s capacity to use technology to to be more productive.

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Our Services Help Your Program Succeed

Program Evaluations

Edstar has conducted large and small evaluations of federal, state, and local grant-funded programs for nearly three decades. Click here to learn more.

Data Management and CAPACITY BUILDING

We can customize a data-management and record-keeping system for your needs.   Click here to learn more.


PEdstar has experience with both Partnership and State-wide GEAR UP grant evaluation. We have customized data management systems for GEAR UP data collection and reporting. Click here to learn more.

Professional Development

EDSTAR Analytics, Inc. conducts professional development (PD) sessions for principals and administrators, for teachers, and for school counseling staff. Read more about our Professional Development

Website Development

Our technical experts can build you a website designed for easy navigation, and that will be easy for you to update.  Click here to learn more.

Learning Managements Systems

We can configure a Moodle Learning Management System for you. Click here to learn more.

Grant Writing Services

We write grants for school systems, universities, and non-profits write grants for decades. We have created a Grant-Writing Toolkit for the team that wants guidance, but does not want to pay what grant-writing generally costs. Click here to learn more.

Smart School Counselor

Our staff has worked with the ASCA National Model for over a decade to help school counselors make RAMP. Click here to learn more.

Visit our new blog!

Written by Dr. Janet Johnson, this blog is intended to share her observations about fundamental assumptions changing in our American culture, and in education.  It is meant to be read in order, starting with the earliest posted blog.

What our clients are saying

“Our partnership with EDSTAR Analytics is a strong one.  I partner with EDSTAR because they really understand education data.”

Bill McNeal

President of NC Association of School Administrators, Former Supt. for Wake County Public Schools

“We can’t thank EDSTAR enough. They interpreted SAS data about our school and based on the data encouraged us to challenge more of our students. We’ve literally changed the culture of our school!”

Elaine Hanzer

Principal of Wake Forest Rolesville M.S

With EDSTAR’s help from 2008 to 2010, East Garner Middle School 8th grade Math proficiency increased from 52.5% to 73.5% proficient for all students and 47.4% to 73.7% for African American students.

Jessica Burroughs

Assistant Principal, East Garner Middle School

Edstar’s work has always been completed satisfactorily and has led to additional work being offered to Edstar by WCPSS E&R department. (Click here for full recommendation.) David Holdzkom

Assistant Superintendent, Evaluation & Research Wake County Public Schools

Check out what’s new

Is your school looking to get RAMP certified? Edstar Analytics offers a web application that makes it easier then ever to align with ASCA National Model. Use it on your phone or computer to get nicely formatted PDFS.

Janet Johnson, Ph.D.


EDSTAR Analytics, Inc.


800 Park Offices Drive

Durham, NC 27709