As you already know, the Students Management tool displayed in Compass under the Student tab allows users to find, view and edit Students’ information, assign Stops, etc.
With this tool, users also have the option to create New Student records and Add them to the existing database.
To Add a New Student:
1. Click the Students label located in the secondary toolbar. The Students menu appears.
2. Click New Student above the search results table to have the New Student window displayed.
The upper-right corner of the dialog allows you to select Locked or Inactive status if necessary. Then:
After you complete the Student’s Residence information, you have the option to copy such data as Pick Up or Drop Off information as well. This will save you time when entering Transportation data.
To do so:
You can also check the Distance to Attending School by clicking on the [?] button in the bottom right corner of the Residence section.
The New Student Record dialog allows users to input a wide range of information, but not all the fields are required to create a New Student Record. If you try to save your data as a New Student but the information provided is not enough, the system will prompt you to fill in the necessary fields.
Once you have added the New Student, you can move on to District Fields by clicking the District Fields tab next to the Main tab.
Once you do this, the New District Field will appear in the existing District Field list.
Move on to Contacts by clicking on the Contacts tab on the right of the Main tab if you want to Add Contacts to the New Student’s record. When the Contacts window appears, click the Add New Contact and/or Add New Address labels to disclose the corresponding information.
Within the Contact Details window:
Within the Add Address window: