The Statewide Information
System (SIS) handbook is now published (posted) on the ADE Data Center
under the Information and Data Portals: Statewide Information
System Handbook (Data Dictionary) Portal.
SIS Handbook Portal High-Level Features:
to download and print each SIS table individually as PDF or excel.
to compare individual table with a prior year and track changes in
comparison to the prior year.
to search and download the appendices as PDF and Excel
to search and sort available on all pages
to custom search for the SIS Handbook
to drill down the appendices for County, District
of dedicated ‘Data Changes’ tab to track all changes (addition,
modification, deletion) for the current year by table, appendix and
SIS implements the provisions of several Arkansas General Assembly enactments
which mandate that the ADE make extensive use of Information Technology (IT) at
the state and the local levels to provide accurate and timely information to
policy makers and to the reduce the state reporting burden. This is an
important data collection and reporting process which requires continuous
attention to detail throughout the year encompassing nine (9) submission