High5.ID is both a sink and source of data.
Setting up your organization within High5 involves building a database of known individuals. While you can do this manually, adding individuals one-by-one, it’s simpler to import a text file (a CSV) that includes common fields like first name, last name, personal information numbers, etc. High5 provides simple & powerful tools to map columns in your CSV to known fields, which makes it straightforward to important data written by any SIS that supports exporting.
As High5.ID gets used, it collects information such as contact email & phone numbers for guardians and students. This information is provided by end users and is typically far more up-to-date than the data that was provided by the SIS in the first place; schools frequently want to get this ‘clean’ data out of High5 and back into their SIS.
Of course, High5.ID is also used to collect photographs for ID or yearbook portraits, which are important to get into the SIS in order to have complete student records.
Fortunately we provide powerful export tools to ensure that you can get information out of High5 in a format that your SIS can use.
Preset support for various SIS systems is provided out-of-box: Aeries, Power School, Synergy, Infinite Campus, and Zangle. The standard “PSPA” yearbook CD format is also available. Power users can go deeper and configure their own exports with control over advanced preferences controlling file naming, how individuals without ID numbers are handled, image specifications, etc.
If you would like to see an export preset added for a new SIS, simply let us know and we’ll make it happen.
We have received some requests for more-profound integrations with SIS systems, where we would get and set data “live” as we collect it – for example, with school or classroom attendance, or changes to homeroom assignments synchronizing between High5 and the other system. If this is of interest, please contact us to let us know which SIS matters to you. Use the chat window at the side of this screen – tell us both the name of your organization and the vendor you would like us to integrate with.