School Office


PDS School Office™ offers school administrators  centralized student information management. From overseeing enrollment to collecting tuition, School Office enables your staff to track tuition and fee payment, along with class schedules and teacher information so you can provide the quality and value that parents desire for their children – your students.

School Office

KEY FEATURES

CUSTOMIZABLE SECURITY

  • The most important quality of a database is the security of the information entrusted to you. With School Office, you have the peace of mind of choosing who has access to each specific part.

EFFICIENT DATA ENTRY AND EASY LOOK-UP

  • Enter and manage large amounts of data such as student, family, financial, and school processes.
  • Manage mailing information, personnel background data, volunteer areas, emergency contacts, home and work phone numbers, e-mail addresses, health and vision records, attendance history, class history, grades, GPAs, transcript data, permanent record information, and tuition billing
  • Quickly find students, ID numbers, classrooms, teachers, and more. Customize the View Listing tab to show any combination of fields.
  • Archive information to get inactive records out of your way.

FLAG SPECIAL DATA AND DATES

  • Recognize expired immunizations with the field for Expiration Date. Those that are past due will appear in red.
  • Indicate special circumstances for a student that has critical information that everyone needs access to.

COMPLETE TUITION MANAGEMENT

  • Access charges, create invoices, post payments, apply credits and scholarships, and apply late fees.

QUICK AND EASY TRACKING

  • Track student enrollment history, schedules, grades, attendance, activities, discipline, bus information, health, vision, and permanent records.
  • Track teachers’ professional backgrounds, teaching experience and credentials with detailed teacher screens.
  • Choose from a variety of attendance types to indicate excused absences and early dismissal.

PROCESSES TAILORED FOR SPEED AND PRECISION

  • Save time entering information at the beginning of every year. With the Class Schedules Quick Posting process you can add the subjects in the schedule onto the student’s grade screen.

POWERFUL REPORTING

  • Produce a wide variety of reports including personalized letters, certificates, financial statements, demographics, and billing statements. You can even create your own reports.

MAIL FEATURES

  • Address mail to the oldest student in the family or the youngest using a variety of salutations. You can also print grade levels.
  • CASS certify mailing addresses on y our own schedule over the Internet with PDS CASS It!™, an optional add-on feature.

SECURE BACKGROUND CHECKS

  • Ensure that all proper background checks have been performed. Keep fingerprints or federal background checks on file.
  • Background integration from the Safe Environment screen enables you to automatically order background checks from SecureSearch.
  • Quickly order background checks
  • Save time, money and headaches
  • Be consistent in your screening process

SYNCHRONIZES WITH OTHER PDS SOFTWARE

  • Integrate seamlessly with PDS Church Office™ and Formation Office. Multiple programs share a single database. Enter a student or family once and access and edit their records from any of these programs.

 

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