The Application & Data Services team is responsible for the implementation, maintenance and development of all non-Microsoft applications as well as the development, implementation, and electronic transfer of state and federal required student information. It is our goal to provide the ORS staff and students with the software packages they need to enhance student learning, increase productivity, provide integration between software packages to decrease redundant data entry and insure data integrity while complying with state and federal data mandates.

Jeff Edmonds
Supervisor of Data Services

Jennifer Conner
Data Technician

Student Management applications are used to store and disseminate demographic data, data used to track the educational growth of a student, as well as student scheduling, assignments, and any special requirements necessary to optimize the student’s learning environment. The Learning Platform is used to provide students and parents with a consistent, reliable, and intuitive interface for content delivery, feedback, collaboration, and communication.

Canvas is the Learning Management System used by teachers to provide digital access to classroom material and collaboration. Canvas is the center piece for the Oak Ridge Schools’ Learning Platform.
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EdPlan is the Special Education Management software used to store and track student IEP (Individualized Education Program) information.
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Skyward is the student information system Oak Ridge Schools uses to collect, store and report all student demographic, attendance, discipline, and grade data. It also serves as the point of sale solution for food services. Skyward is a key component of the Oak Ridge Schools’ Learning Platform.
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Classroom applications are used by teachers to assess, enhance, and/or remediate skills being taught to students.

Aimsweb is a universal screener used to perform benchmark assessments on their reading levels and monitor their learning progress.
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Apex is an online intervention program used for High School credit recovery and supports Keys 5, 6, and 7 of Oak Ridge School’s Keys to College and Career Readiness.
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Benchmark Education is a comprehensive literacy program for grades K-6.
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Big Ideas Math is complete mathematics curriculum for Middle and High Schools.
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Discovery Education provides digital content to students on a wide range of education topics and