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Student Info Data Project

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Eisenhower Middle School

Wyckoff, New Jersey



Mr. Bonavitacola Mr. DeBlock
Mr. Olejarz



Data Analysis and Presentation


Click Here To Login To Eisenhower Google Apps


Click here to learn more about Google Apps


2. Student Info Data Project


Mr. Olejarz's Class Data Page


A. Collecting the Student Data



 Online data entry and collection

1. Access the online survey and fill in your information.

2. Access the Student Data Spreadsheet that contains the results of the online survey. (You must login to Eisenhower Google Apps to view this).


B. Directions for working in Google Spreadsheets:


1. Make a Copy of the spreadsheet so that you can edit the data.  Name your copy " Per___Your Name-Student Data"


2. Delete Columns A and B (username and timestamp)  Click in the column and go to EDIT>DELETE COLUMN ___. 


3. . Fix any errors in the data.  For example, if someone wrote “Two” instead of “2”, fix it.


4. Insert a 7 new worksheets by making copies of the "Original" worksheet.  Click on the "orignal" tab and choose duplicate from the list that appears.


You should have 8 identical worksheets at this point.


7. Rename your worksheets with the following names.  Click on the tab and choose Rename from the list that appears.


  • Original
  • Sort school, name
  • Sort school, birthday
  • Sort “your choice”
  • Filter 2 siblings
  • Filter “your choice”
  • Averages
  • Min/Max


8. Now You can begin to Sort and Filter your Data using the topics above.


9. Also, have the spreadsheet calculate the average and the minimum and maximum of numerical data on the appropriate worksheets.


10. Project Requirements - Student Info Data Assesment - check here to make sure you completed everything.






To Sort and Filter, use the arrow located in the heading of the column that you are working with.


When double sorting, sort the secondary item first, and the primary item second.  For example, if you want to create a list of students according to what elementary school they went to, and then alphabetize them with in those school groups, sort by last name and then by elementary school.


Find the math functions under the greek "E" at the top of your spreadsheet.








C. Directions for Working in Excel

1. Now that you are viewing the Student Data Spreadsheet in Google Docs, you need to download it onto your computer into Excel.  Do this by going to FILE> DOWNLOAD AS...> EXCEL.

2. Choose SAVE AS when prompted. The file will download and appear in a window that pops up.

3. Click on the downloaded file to open it.

4. Immediatly SAVE the file to your desktop.  Call it "Student Data - Your Initials".




Manipulating Your Student Data


How to Sort data in Excel (detailed pdf version)

How to Filter data in Excel (detailed pdf version)


Once the information has been collected, complete the following:

1. Follow the directions for the Student Data Setup

2. When you are ready to Sort and Filter your data, see the Student Data Requirments for a list of the project requirments for sorting and filtering you data.


More with Excel:


Download a sample spreadsheet of student data.


Mr. Olejarz's Class Data Page



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