Cheatham County School District Selects Pearson's PowerSchool® Premier as
New Student Information System
PowerSchool Will Serve More Than 7,000 Students in 13 Schools.
Rancho Cordova, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2009 -- Pearson today announced that the Cheatham County
School District in Ashland City, Tenn., has selected Pearson's PowerSchool as its new web-based student
information system (SIS). Pearson's PowerSchool will serve Cheatham County's more than 7,000 students in 13
"The Cheatham County School District selected Pearson's PowerSchool Premier based on the system's strong
functionality for parents, teachers and administrators," said Dale McCarver, Technology Coordinator for the
"We believe PowerSchool will change the way we conduct business. Teachers will have one centralized
record-keeping tool. Parents will benefit from better and more-timely communication with their child's school,"
McCarver said. "We chose the Pearson family of Student Management Products because they are clearly the
leaders in the industry."
'As the first school district in Tennessee to switch from a state-provided student information system, Cheatham
County faculty and staff are looking forward to a faster, more intuitive system in PowerSchool Premier,'
McCarver said. He believes the switch will help teachers spend less time on administration and more time with
PowerSchool will serve as the information backbone for the Cheatham County School District. Through its
robust set of communications tools, PowerSchool will provide access to secure, real-time student information
through a web browser -- effectively creating an interactive dialogue between parents, students and teachers.
Additional benefits, such as master scheduling and reporting capabilities, will lend substantial efficiencies to the
"The Cheatham County School District understood that the information provided by a new SIS would positively
impact student performance and district reporting processes," s