Education data analysis needs of Warren Township High School being met by DecisionEd

Lauren Williams's picture
Thursday, November 7, 2013

DecisionEd has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Warren Township High School (WTHS) to deliver performance management solutions. Under the agreement, DecisionEd will implement a data warehouse solution for data management, analytics and reports.

"The requirements of data at high schools is different than elementary or middle schools," said DecisionEd President and Chief Architect, Mark Mason. "At DecisionEd, we recognize these specific requirements and provide extensive support for high school users. The selection of DecisionEd by Warren Township High School validates the value our product delivers in a high school environment. We are thrilled about working with the district and providing value to their educators."

"After a lengthy and thorough vetting process we are excited to have selected DecisionEd to assist us in our data analysis needs," adds Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services and Personnel Wileen Gehrig. "With data becoming a more integral part of our teaching and learning, we are looking forward to partnering with DecisionEd."

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.

Warren Township High School, District #121, is a two-campus comprehensive 4 year high school with approximately 4500 students. WTHS currently includes 309 certified faculty members; 221 hold a Master's Degree or beyond, 254 have five years or more teaching experience. Covering over 50 square miles, WTHS includes all or part of Beach Park, Gages Lake, Grandwood Park, Grayslake, Gurnee, Millburn, Old Mill Creek, Park City, Third Lake, Wadsworth, Waukegan and Wildwood.

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.