Student Information Systems | News
New York District Moves Student Information to the Cloud
- By Mike Hohenbrink
(BPS) has selected a new student information
system (SIS) to manage student data.
The district has chosen Infinite Campus for its SIS, and will go live
with the system next year. Custom Computer Specialists, an Infinite
Campus partner, will handle the implementation, training, and support
for the project.
Priorities for the district included a Web-based solution that would
allow access from any device at any time, and a partner that was
familiar with New York's reporting requirements.
The system will allow the district to manage a number of functions
- An electronic grade book;
- Student scheduling; and
- Attendance tracking.
"The Infinite Campus product stood out in that their solution was
richer and went deeper in functionality. Their support model is unique
in that it utilizes regional companies to provide services and a more
intimate relationship. Their training model is rich in online content
and customer support portals," said Daniel Marmion, chief technology
officer for BPS. "Infinite Campus not only exceeded the RFP
requirements but also provided a solution and company that is entirely
focused on just student information systems."
Based in New York's second largest city, BPS serves nearly 35,000
students spread out over 60 facilities.
Custom currently works with more than 300 districts and serves 2.5
million students. Infinite Campus, which bills itself as "the largest
American-owned student information system" serves 5 million students in
For more information on Infinite Campus, visit infinitecampus.com.
more information on Custom, visit customonline.com