Using Data to Illuminate Education

We are passionate about helping educators achieve and maximize their goals through the use of data, best practices, and technology.

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Illuminating what is working
through data analytics

Increase the capacity of your organization to make evidence based decisions.

Data Management

Performance Insights (Pi) is an actionable insights platform that challenges educators to think differently about education by bridging data science and education.


Vela Institute partners with educators to create opportunity from the results of evidence-based practice and interactive data visualizations.


The collective expertise of our team is available to write a grant, create a robust organizational structure, and develop policies or leadership development.

Visual Analytics

Predictive Modeling

Automated Reports

Decades of Experience

Exclusively Committed to Your Impact

Since day one, Vela Institute has been 100% focused on driving impact through analytics.  We provide students, parents, and educators with the best information, so they can make the most informed decisions.

We understand your job is demanding, Vela Institute has the expertise and solutions designed to focus and grow your impact whether you are leading a non-profit, counseling high school juniors about college, or teaching a classroom of 8th graders. Let us Illuminate your data!

Best In-Class Technology

Gain Insight | Realize Efficiency | Make Connections

college access data
Modern, Easy, User-Friendly Interface

Performance Insights is the most modern and powerful longitudinal student data system in the nation. It was designed to be efficient, easy to use, and aesthetically pleasing.

Ensure Services are Connected to Outcomes

With Pi, it is easy to link your program’s key objectives, to your services, and all the way down to the individual student to ensure maximum impact.

Postsecondary Enrollment

Track which postsecondary institutions your students attended with the National Student Clearinghouse interface. Export and import NSC files with a single click.

Visual Analytics

Use the built-in and interactive data visualizations to explore, track, and drive your program’s goals. Use custom reports and pre-defined “push” reports to further enhance your view of your program.

Start Illuminating Your Data.

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