Kennewick School District Leverages PowerSchool Solutions to Streamline District Operations

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Washington state school district sees stronger district-wide collaboration and enhanced communication with parents from using PowerSchool solutions

FOLSOM, Calif., January 27, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education, today announced that Kennewick School District in Kennewick, Washington utilizes PowerSchool solutions to strengthen parent-teacher communication and streamline district administrative responsibilities. Kennewick Schools utilize PowerSchool’s Student Information System (SIS), PowerSchool Unified Insights Powered by Hoonuit, Performance Matters, PowerSchool Unified Classroom® Special Programs, PowerSchool Unified Insights Talent and Business Operations and PowerSchool Unified Administration BusinessPlus to aggregate and manage district-wide instruction, performance and broader enterprise resource planning efforts into a unified network of solutions.

"PowerSchool Student Information System and the company’s broader product portfolio has enhanced our ability to effectively communicate with parents and other educators within the district, all while decreasing the amount of time spent on other administrative duties," said Ron Cone, Executive Director of Information Technology, Kennewick School District. "PowerSchool and its solutions continue to be valued resources in running our day-to-day operations, and we look forward to our continued partnership with them."

Since 2003, Kennewick Schools has utilized PowerSchool’s Student Information System to capture, monitor and assess student performance, citing the platform’s customization capabilities as a key benefit for users. Additionally, the district has expanded its PowerSchool investment over the years, adopting solutions such as PowerSchool Unified Insights Talent and Business Operations and PowerSchool Unified Administration BusinessPlus to streamline its talent management, budgeting, payroll and broader financial and human resources operations. As a result of the district’s use of these solutions, Kennewick Schools has successfully increased district-wide collaboration, addressed student learning gaps and unified disparate information into a cohesive platform.

"Kennewick Schools has created positive learning and administrative outcomes for the district as a result of utilizing PowerSchool solutions, proving the strong return on investment a cohesive education technology platform can bring to educators," said Maulik Datanwala, PowerSchool Chief Operating Officer. "Our continued goal is to provide exceptional resources for partners such as Kennewick Schools, and we look forward to supporting the Kennewick Schools community for years to come."

Kennewick School District is a public school district located in Kennewick, Washington. The district employs 3000+ staff members across 32 campuses, educating over 19,000 total students. As the largest employer in Kennewick, the district offers over 20 educational and extracurricular activities for students, including career & technical courses, an Air Force Junior ROTC program and International Baccalaureate classes, among others.

For more details on PowerSchool’s product portfolio, visit https://www.powerschool.com/solutions/.

About PowerSchool

PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC) is the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education. Its mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their full potential, in their way. PowerSchool connects students, teachers, administrators, and parents, with the shared goal of improving student outcomes. From the office to the classroom to the home, it helps schools and districts efficiently manage state reporting and related compliance, special education, finance, human resources, talent, registration, attendance, funding, learning, instruction, grading, assessments and analytics in one unified platform. PowerSchool supports over 45 million students globally and more than 13,000 customers, including over 90 of the top 100 districts by student enrollment in the United States, and sells solutions in over 90 countries. Visit www.powerschool.com to learn more.

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