Abstract—Modernizing school services with the use of technology greatly influences its success. Schools are now required to give the most efficient services not only to the students but also to the students’ guardian or parents and to its employees. School services that concerns with attendance, grades, fees, security, tracking of students, files and report generation. Students, parents, teachers, staff, and the school administration all want a good quality service. Building a quality system need a good quality framework. Thus this study aims to build a framework for the integration of School Management System. This study is a qualitative research as well as descriptive research. Literature review, interviewing of school personnel and analysis of existing school management systems successfully implementing such system were conducted to formulate the framework of the study. Integration of Technologies like the use of biometrics for attendance and security, using mobile phones as a tool for teaching, computerization of library system, computerization of student grading system, computerization of faculty evaluation system, computerization of enrollment system, computerization of daily time record system, and providing online services making information queries availability anytime anywhere. The online integration widens School Management System services and extends school operations. Furthermore, it also provides availability of real-time up to date information. Thus, building a framework for the integration of school management systems can give way for improving and providing an efficient school management system. Schools services mainly focuses on student services: enrollment, grades, assessment, providing student reports, library management, student entry monitoring and graduate tracking. Secondary school services include assessment for employees, daily time records, and inventory management and decision support system.
Index Terms—School services, school management system, centralized database, information system.
R. E. Balcita is with the Northern Philippines College for Maritime, Science and Technology, Brgy. Lingsat, San Fernando City, La Union, Philippines (e-mail: email@example.com). T. D. Palaoag is with the University of the Cordilleras, College of Information Technology, Baguio City, Philippines (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite:Romeo E. Balcita and Thelma D. Palaoag, "Building a Framework for the Integration of School Management Systems (BFISMS)," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 455-459, 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).