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Accountability andNC WISE Phyllis Price, Lori IveyNCDPI 2010 Accountability Conference
Overview • NC WISE and eSIS • Adding a Test • Standardized Testing Screen • Test Upload Process • Testing files – eSIS and WebApps • Data, data, data • ABCTools • Resourses
NC WISE – North Carolina Window of Information on Student Education. eSIS – Electronic Student Information System. WebApps – Web application that manages user security and UERS. UERS – Uniform Education Reporting System. Vocabulary
NC WISE Architecture NC WISE Repository Data Centers Software Components eSIS WebApps Reporting Hub EDI Transcript AHR NC WISE Components
Data Center LEA LEA LEA School School School School School School School School School School NC WISE Architecture Diagram … School School School School School School School School School
Data Center Data Center Data Center Data Center Data Center NC WISE Repository NC WISE Architecture Diagram …
Logging In Typically FirstName_LastName Donald_Duck Password provided LEA999 LEA plus LEA number Do not share logins!
Logging In - Path Production environment: Navigation:esis.ncwise.org LEA test and training environment: Navigation:esis-xut.ncwise.org 8
Selecting a School • LEA Testing Coordinators can view multiple schools’ data or one school at a time.
Standardized Testing Screen Navigation:Main Menu > Change Student > Standardized Testing > Student Test Scoring
Test Upload Process • A folder (SUBMIT_SCO) has been created in each district's SecureShell location • Once the SCO files have been uploaded the automated processing will move the data into NC WISE • All accountability tests are uploaded to eSIS nightly • Error reports will be provided via the Web site https://www.rep.dpi.state.nc.us/app/wisesco/
SAT Test Upload Process • Obtain SAT data file from ETS • Download the ‘Student Upload for NC WISE SAT Upload Tool (School)’ from the Reporting Hub • The MS Access application matches students and creates the .SCO file • Test Upload process imports data into eSIS
Testing FilesMember/Precode – eSIS Navigation:Administration > Standard Tests/Assessment > Export Students
Examples of Authoritative Sources • NC WISE • Demographics, schedules • CECAS • EC information • SNA • School information • Accountability • Test data
NC WISE Data Uses • Diploma • Dates – 9th grade entry date, diploma met/issued • Diploma Type • GDVS • Plans • Accommodations
DiplomaScreen Diploma Type Diploma Met Diploma Issued Gr 9 Entry Date
NC WISE Data Uses • Student demographics – Pupil number, legal name, DOB, grade level, membership status, race/ethnicity • Test history • Computer Skills (P/F) • Schedule – semesters/terms, teachers, homerooms, course codes, ES read & math
Schedules Semester 0 for year-long courses! Schedules for all! Even ES reading and math.
Schedules • Every student needs a schedule; homerooms are not enough • Cross-enrolled courses don’t count • Classes that span periods create multiple records in the Member file
Member/Precode • Filename • PRECODE.### • PRECODE######.TXT • MEMBER.### • MEMBER######.TXT • Location (what goes where?) • C:\PRECODE\2010\collection_code • C:\ACCDATA\2010\collection_code • May need to edit LEA/school in first line
ABCTools • Available on the “rep” site with user manual • Can use accdata, acctest and member files to populate local ABCTools database • Various useful reports • Historical Audit • HS Exit Standards • Student Test Profile
Web • http://ncwise.org • https://esis.ncwise.org • https://webapps.ncwise.org • http://reportinghub.ncwise.org • https://www.rep.dpi.state.nc.us • http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/accountability
Accountability Reference Documents • https://www.rep.dpi.state.nc.us • Test Upload User Guide • SAT Upload User Guide • ABCTools User Manual • Reason Codes • Data Collection Schedule