Student Information Systems
Syracuse Diocese Adopts New SIS for 22 Schools
Catholic Diocese of Syracuse, NY, has
incorporated a new student
information system (SIS) throughout all
22 of its schools after experimenting with it last year at four.
evaluating its existing SIS in 2013, Seton
Catholic Central High School found it lacking in a number of ways. The
system couldn't schedule classes with multiple sections nor handle
course requests. Problems with inaccurate grade point average
forced school staff to prepare all report cards manually.
a consequence, the diocese tried Rediker Software's SIS
at Seton and four feeder elementary schools. After being satisfied with
performance during the 2014-15 school year, the diocese made the
use it in all four of its middle/high schools and 18 elementary schools.
Diocese representatives said the new system now allows
it to quickly create reports and analyze data across all of its
even makes it easier to transfer students from one school to another.
software tackles the toughest issues,
whether it be creating a master schedule with an abundance of
part-time shared teachers or creating student schedules individually,
or all at once," said Seton Catholic High School Vice Principal Anchen
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