KnowledgeBase: Options
Importing Students into Options
Posted by Keith Johnson (Import), Last modified by Keith Johnson on 06 April 2020 04:17 PM

At the start of the Options process, you will want to get a list of your Students and their Choices into Options.  You can do this in one of 3 ways:

1) Manually:  Simply type in your Students' Names, and their Choices.

2) From a File (or from Excel):   In this method, you can:

-- Import your students and choices into Options from SIMS by following these instructions: Import into Options from SIMS

-- Or into Options from CloudSchool / Progresso (full documentation via the 'Import from' menu in Options)

-- Or into Options from Arbor like this: Import into Options from Arbor

-- Or into Options from iSAMS like this: Import into Options from iSAMS

-- Or into Options from SEEMiS like this: Import into Options from SEEMiS

-- Or into Options from Integris by clicking on "Standard formats -> from RM Integris" on the Import Screen in Options.

-- Or if you have your students (and optionally their choices) in another file format (eg: CSV file, or Excel file, which is easily created in MIS such as WCBS PASS/3Sys) then you can import this file into Options via 'Students & Choices -> Import Students'.

The file can have its fields in any order, but an example might be:
... etc (one line per student) ...

3) Over the Internet:  If you use one of the above two methods to get just your Students' names into Options, then you can ask your Students or their Parents to enter their own Choices on-line, using our "TOOLSSystem.  More details on our website.

Note:  Exporting: For MIS who support it, you can also export from Options into your MIS, at the end of the Options process.


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