DecisionEd data warehouse solution selected by Illinois district

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

DecisionEd announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 to implement a data warehouse solution for data management, analytics and reports; delivering performance management solutions.

"DecisionEd is pleased to assist Oak Park and River Forest High School in extracting meaning from their vast data, allowing its administrators and 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 are excited about the ways in which the data warehouse will accelerate and expand our ability to make meaning from the vast amount of student data we collect," said Amy V. Hill, Director of Assessment and Research. "We look forward to the ways administrators and teachers will use the data warehouse reports and features to more effectively identify and meet students' needs. We also hope to put the tools to excellent use in analysis, decision-making, and monitoring as we implement a new strategic plan."

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.

Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200, a public four-year comprehensive high school district, is located nine miles west of downtown Chicago and has a spirited racially and socioeconomically diverse student population of over 3,200. District 200 is proud of the students' academic and athletic achievements and our diverse school community. Founded in 1873, the District is rich in history and tradition. "Those Things That Are Best" has been the school motto since 1908.

About DecisionEd

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.