EduPaths & MI School Data

A service of the State of Michigan

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MI School Data - Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI)

MI School Data is the State of Michigan's official public portal for education data to help citizens, educators and policy makers make informed decisions that can lead to improved success for our students.

The site offers multiple levels and views for statewide, intermediate school district, district, school, and college level information. Data are presented in graphs, charts, trend lines and downloadable spreadsheets to support meaningful evaluation and decision making.

See the course offerings in EduPaths below.

Create an Account with EduPaths

To access the MI School Data courses for free, simply go to and create a free account. Once you are logged in, the links in this flyer will take you directly to the course. Click Enroll.

Getting Started with MI School Data

This course will provide an overview of the contents, navigation, and functionality of both public and secure access in MI School Data, Michigan’s education data portal. By the end of this course users will:

  • Know about the types of data available in MI School Data.
  • Understand where the data comes from and why you would use it.
  • Make connections between data, access, and the role of FERPA compliance.
  • Transfer the learning by navigating the features, reports, sharing, and more for local use.

To go to this course, click this link: Getting Started with MI School Data

MI School Data - FERPA/HIPPA Compliance

Understanding FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is critical as we work with students and handle their records in our schools. By the end of this course users will:

  • Understand what FERPA is and who the Act protects.
  • Identify how FERPA guidelines are applied in educational settings.
  • Locate additional resources that are available about FERPA.

To go to this course, click this link: MI School Data - FERPA/HIPPA Compliance

Other Courses in This Series - Coming Soon!

  • CTE and Workforce
  • Early Childhood
  • Postsecondary
  • School Improvement
  • K-12 Administrators
  • Public Inquiry
  • School Board, Community, and Parents