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Seeing a difference in communication

"I have noticed that there has been an increase in communication between myself and parents. They will contact me if they see something concerning with their student's grades."

Samantha Bledsoe
Pekin Community High School District 303, IL



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State reporting is a huge plus

"Skyward is leagues ahead of every other system out there that we are aware of when it comes to state reporting. They are on top of it, always knowing what new requirements will be imposed on the districts."

Lisa Unger
Galesburg School District, IL



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Family Access is the front door to parent engagement

"I see [Skyward] as being sort of that front door. If we can get people to walk through that, then we can introduce them to other things going on at the school that will hopefully make their child’s career even better."

Babetta Hemphill
Garland ISD, TX



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Printing Reports quickly and efficiently

"As a high school Registrar, Skyward allows me to print and create reports quickly and efficiently, from grades to attendance and discipline. It can all be printed in one report within seconds."

Jan Weeks
Jacksonville ISD, TX



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Skyward is a dedicated company, product, and team

"All areas from student enrollment to attendance, discipline to grading, and state reporting can be aligned… If you are looking for a company, product, and team to improve workflow for your student management system, there is none better than Skyward."

Bridgett Abston
MSD of Washington Township, IN



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State reporting saves weeks

"[State reporting] used to take me two full weeks working 10-12 hours a day to clean the data and get it ready. With Skyward, the entire process has been reduced down to just a couple of hours."

Jason Murray
Cornwall-Lebanon School District, PA



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Skyward saves time when creating student schedules

"The master schedule builder is the best scheduling program I have ever worked with, allowing the high school…for three years in a row to schedule student requests successfully at or above 95%."

Cory Kaisler
Hortonville School Distirct, WI



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Special Education module is time-saving

"It is extremely time-saving to have an integrated system where the information from the Regular Education records can automatically pull into the Special Ed records. We like that we can customize forms and can run reports easily."

Holly Burns
Stevens Point Area School District, WI



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Parents are more involved with their child's school work

"With Skyward, parents in our district have become more involved with their child's school work. They find it easy to navigate Family Access, view missing assignments, and connect with teachers about things occurring in the classroom."

Sandra Jantzi
Au-Gres-Sims School District, MI



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Students have access to grades and assignments

"With Skyward, students have 24/7 access to all grades and missing assignments. Gone are the days of a student using “I didn’t know” as an excuse!"

Margery Gronlund
Calumet School District, MI



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Skyward provides the bridge between school and home

"Our teachers love the online assignments and tests. They now have more time to focus on their students rather than correcting papers...Skyward does it for them!"

Lisa Winterowd
Brainerd ISD 181, MN



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Skyward makes term-end grading simple

"Skyward has been a tool that has saved us much time and effort, especially in the area of term-end grades. Checkout used to be a nightmare, having to reconcile two different systems, but Skyward's grading processes have made it extremely simple."

Arthur Allen
Fort Bend ISD, TX



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Parent buy-in is amazing

"Now when we talk to parents, they ask us if they can put us on hold while they bring up the information on their computer so they can see it as we are talking about it with them."

Jeff Mlsna
Stevens Point Area School District, WI



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Customer is very happy with the Skyward Special Ed module

"We are very happy with the Skyward Special Ed Module... I find myself using it not just for writing IEP's, but for broader data collection features as well. I love it!"

Nick Barone
McHenry CCSD 15, IL



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Skyward simplifies end-of-term tasks

"I use the Attendance and Grade modules most often in my position. Skyward simplifies end-of-term tasks, as the recording, averaging, and generation of report cards is automatic."

Sue Walker
Tonganoxie USD 464, KS



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Reach students who struggle to learn

"Skyward has had an immeasurable impact helping us engage our students and parents… Communication is the key to reaching our students that are struggling the most; Skyward has given us the ability to reach even the most troubled learners."

Scott Anthony
CHSD 230, IL



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Family Access helps parents stay up-to-date on their child's information

"The most important benefit to using Skward is the immediate access it provides to parents... From paying school meals online, to seeing attendance, grades, and missing assignments, parents have a great overview of how their children are doing."

Vicki Lyons
La Crosse, WI



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Parents and students are excited by the Family Access portal

"Our parents are thrilled with the Family Access portal for keeping track of student assignments, attendance and discipline. After they realized the power of knowing their grades on real-time basis, the students were equally hooked."

Amy Campbell
Centennial School District, PA



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Fewer dedicated district staff

"We are able to operate with fewer administrative employees than other districts. Most require approximately five to six systems to accomplish what we do with just one."

Rick Bates
Rapid City Area Schools, SD



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No PhD Needed

"With our old system, you practically needed an advanced degree to produce reports... But with Skyward, reports that once took hours to produce will now take seconds."

Dr. Daniel Fishbein
Ridgewood Public Schools, NJ



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The effect of better analytics

"Our end goal - and we're sure we'll get there with Skyward - is to be able to analyze how a group of students will perform with a particular teacher so each student can get the absolute best education."

Jeff Edmonds
Oak Ridge Schools, TN

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