Abstract—School have different departments and offices with interrelated functionalities that needs one’s cooperation in order to function well. Offices are scattered across the campus and transfer of information is affected. The need to build an integrated School Management System using a centralized database will make school services of better quality. The need to integrate technologies like barcodes, use of internet, video cameras, sensors and the use of a better framework are needed to cope up with the changing needs of the society and in providing quality school service. Thus this study aimed to build such system, implement the system and identify the level of acceptability. Features of the system include enrollment, assessment, report generation and providing decision support module. The system is based from a standardized school management framework derived from different existing school management systems. This is under qualitative as well as descriptive research. Agile AWE model is used in the project development. This is implemented in an institution that uses manual process of school management. Manager, staff, teachers, students and guardian will provide the needed system requirements and at the same time they will be the respondents in getting the level of acceptability. Feedbacks are continuously gathered and helps identify possible improvements. This system is beneficial to institutions currently using manual process in their departments. This is a fully functional and configurable system that will suit to the needs and surely provide quality service.
Index Terms—School management system, centralized database.
R. E. Balcita is with the Northern Philippines College for Maritime, Science and Technology, Brgy. Lingsat, San Fernando City, La Union, Philippines (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). T. D. Palaoag is with the University of the Cordilleras, College of Information Technology, Baguio City, Philippines (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite:Romeo E. Balcita and Thelma D. Palaoag, "Integration of School Management Systems Using a Centralized Database (ISMSCD)," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 10, no. 9, pp. 704-708, 2020.Copyright © 2020 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).