DecisionEd announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 to implement a data warehouse solution for data management, analytics and reports; delivering performance management solutions.
"DecisionEd is pleased to assist Elmhurst Community School District 205 in integrating data systems and extracting meaning from their data quickly and easily, allowing its teachers to use their data more effectively to meet student needs, leading to improved performance for the district," said DecisionEd Chief Architect, Mark Mason.
"We expect this tool to play an important role in making our teacher teams more productive in their analysis of student data," said Charles Sprandel, Director of Research, Assessment, and Quality Analysis. "We are currently losing valuable time collecting and distributing data so that these teams can make decisions that best meet the needs of our students. The DecisionEd warehouse solution will also give us an even greater ability to more fully integrate our district performance indicators into daily decision making."
DecisionEd's solution is based on quantitative decision tools long used by business, tailored to the unique needs of education. The data warehousing solution leverages the industry-leading IBM Cognos® platform for delivery of dashboards and reports. By combining disparate databases, the solution helps K-12 school districts consolidate information critical to meeting their goals. A complete, easy-to-understand accounting of critical metrics enables schools to make more informed decisions that lead to improved student success and graduation rates.
Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 currently serves more than 8,000 students, maintaining fourteen schools from early childhood through high school. District 205 faculty represent some of the finest teachers in the state of Illinois with 73.6 percent holding a Master's degree and higher. District 205 students consistently perform well above state averages on all standardized tests, and 80 percent participate in at least one extracurricular activity.
With more than 10 years of experience in the industry, DecisionEd provides a powerful, easy-to-use, easy-to-understand education intelligence solution with simple customization and FERPA-compliant security to K-12 school districts throughout the United States. Headquartered in Coppell, Texas, DecisionEd is a privately held company. For more information, visit www.decisioned.com.