Student Information Systems
Perrysburg Schools Adopts New SIS
Perrysburg Schools in Ohio is replacing its legacy student information system (SIS) in an
effort to improve efficiency and data accuracy, provide parents with
greater access to information and integrate with other district
"We were looking for a solution that would seamlessly integrate with many of the platforms we currently use, such as IEP Anywhere and Schoology,"
said Joe Sarnes, technology integration specialist for Perrysburg
Public Schools, in a news release. Sarnes and his team selected the
widely used student information system, PowerSchool SIS, which offers integration with the district's online systems.
is providing the district with a tool to transfer student grades
between the Schoology learning management system (LMS) and PowerSchool
SIS, which will improve efficiency and data accuracy, according to a
news release from the company.
"PowerSchool will increase
efficiency throughout the district," said Sarnes. The SIS includes a
Parent Portal that will enable families to monitor their children's
proficiency on standards and to receive alerts related to their
children's education. School administrators, parents and students can
use the system to access assignments, grades and comments, and district
administrators will have better control over student data, according to
"We are looking forward to a simplified scheduling
process, easier onboarding of new students, ability to view a student's
GPA and down the road, integration with all the systems we currently
use," said Sarnes.
Perrysburg Schools is located in northern Ohio
and serves more than 4,800 students at four elementary schools, one
junior high school and one high school.
Leila Meyer is a technology writer based in British Columbia. She can be reached at [email protected].