When you begin a new exploration in the Data Explorer in Elevate K-12 Analytics, you must select a metric for your exploration. Your selected metric displays visually in a chart, and from there you can systematically dissect the chart by drilling down, categorizing, sub-categorizing, and/or filtering specific components of the chart. These steps can proceed indefinitely, and each action you take results in a new chart drawn below the previous one. Your exploration steps are always preserved on-screen. Learn more about refining your data exploration results.
Common exploration actions are listed at the bottom of your exploration, and you can access all available actions in the Data Explorer sidebar.
In the Navigation Menu, click the Data Explorer link.
Click the Start Exploring button.
An exploration always begins with choosing the data metric to be explored. Click the Choose Metric button.
In the Metrics page, click the metric type you want to explore , then click the metric name . You can also search for a metric .
To select multiple metrics, click the Select Multiple checkbox .
For more information about a metric, hover over the metric name .
When ready, click the OK button .
Note: You can change the selected metric or add additional metrics at any time.
Your selected metrics display in the Metrics section . You can also view aggregated values for each metric .
To change or add to the selected metrics, click the Metrics Settings icon .
You can view recommended exploration actions in the What's Next section . Refine your metrics using the Filter  and Categorize  options. If your institution has created Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for your selected metrics, the Data Explorer displays the Filter on segments option . To find additional exploration options in the Data Explorer sidebar, click the Tools Menu icon . Learn more about actions you can use to refine a data exploration.
Each exploration action produces a new chart at the bottom of your exploration.
You can modify a displayed chart using the chart options. To move a chart up in the exploration, click the Move Up icon . To modify a chart's filters or categories, click the Chart Settings icon . To collapse the chart view, click the Collapse icon . To delete the chart from the exploration, click the Remove icon .
To continue exploring the data, use the What's Next? options , or use the Data Explorer sidebar Actions options . Learn more about refining your data exploration results.