To implement Jupiter Grades or Jupiter SIS for your whole school or district, your system administrator should:
Sign up for a free trial.
On the Setup Schools screen in Admin Mode, add other schools for your district (if any).
If you're a K-8 or K-12 school, you should set up separate schools for elementary, middle, and high school.
Then contact us as soon as possible to group your schools under the same account (it's free).
This is very important, otherwise you won't be able to set up attendance and bell schedules correctly!
On the Setup Staff & Security screen, turn on the security restrictions, and Import Staff accounts.
On the Setup Online/Offline screen, set what students and parents are allowed to see online.
On the Schedule Terms screen, define your school year. Do this for each school.
On the Bell Schedules screen, define your periods/hours and school days. Do this for each school.
Set the options on these screens:
Setup Attendance Codes
Setup Comment Codes
Setup Discipline Codes
Setup Grading Defaults
Setup Race/Ethnic Codes
Setup Special Programs
Export student data and rosters from your 3rd-party SIS and Import them into Jupiter.
Or your may manually schedule students on the Schedule Courses & Sections screens.
On the Setup Standards screen, define your district's standards-based report cards (if any).
Then go to the Schedule Courses screen to align your standards with each course.
To implement the Jupiter SIS features you must also:
Set the options on the Setup Graduation Requirements screen.
Then on the Schedule Courses screen, identify which courses satisfy which requirements.
On the Guidance > Plan screen, set the graduation requirements for each student. Also define the default four-year plan for each grade level.
Conduct Training for your staff and have them sign up and set up their accounts.
Contact us to request an invoice once you know exactly how many teachers will be enter grades into Jupiter.
For Individual Subscribers
To start using Jupiter Grades just for yourself: