The New Student Information System Implementation Project » Business Objectives

Business Objectives

The WRESA Student Information System Project is a state-of-the-art system for managing student academics, school administrative tasks and business processes. The system will provide DPS management and school administration a tool to create, maintain and report student data in an efficient and convenient manner. 

The system has the capacity to improve the quality of the academic experience for students, parents, faculty and administration. There are many benefits expected from the implementation of the WRESA SIS system.  Among the most important features it will offer the WRESA SIS system will:

  • Increase the district’s revenue by using a comprehensive Medicaid Billing System that validates data accuracy and automates the billing of district caseloads
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  • Reduce the cost and increase the efficiency of storing and retrieving attendance, grading and scheduling information
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  • Meet the information reporting requirements of state law and state board of education rules regarding student record
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  •  Replace and be less expensive than the current high-maintenance legacy system
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  • Reduce the time and resources needed to meet state and federal reporting requirements
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  • Meet the information reporting requirements of the “no child left behind” act of 2001
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  • Provide management, school and district administrators with clear and consistent reports that can be used to positively effect student achievement
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  • Have the ability to follow students between schools and school systems
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  • Provide the opportunity to improve on current business processes
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  • Allow easier changing of academic and/or regulatory policies
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  • Provide faculty, staff and students with user-friendly, customizable, self-serve access to real-time data through  third Party application interfaces: (PeopleSoft, Library Management, Broad Cast System, etc)
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  • Provide faculty members  the ability  to handle advising, course enrollment, grading and other tasks in real time
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  • Allow school administrators to handle routine tasks more efficiently, while other minor student task are executed by the student or parent via internet.