DSI posts the assessments you prefer to use. In addition to the state assessments, DSI delivers customized views of these national assessments in DSI's common format:
Teachers, administrators, school psychologists, content specialists, and other educators helped design DSI to be relevant for daily decision-making in schools.
With DSI your data are safe. DSI's authentication system gives you complete control over access to your data. DSI employs industry standard encryption with cloud computing storage. You can upload, manage, and delete data files posted to the DSI Data Warehouse using a secure process.
DSI Pricing and Partner Districts
DSI will continue to provide essential data results for Illinois educators when the new assessment systems based on the Common Core Standards are rolled out in 2014-2015.
- At present, over 100 districts (107) subscribe to DSI data services. Of these, 60 are direct subscribers to DSI, and 47 are partners in the ICCP grant funded by the Illinois State Board of Education through the Illini Cloud. For a view of DSI districts, refer to this map.
- DSI is affordable - now all districts can access our customized assessment reports to support instructional practice.
- Districts can qualify for discounted pricing on bulk orders.
We probably have the answer to your question. If not, we will get it fast!
- Our staff has provided phone and e-mail support services to IIRC data users since 2006 and wins frequent praise from partners for their helpfulness and knowledge.
- Service representatives are available during business hours (8:30-4:00 Monday through Friday). Call 815-753-0978 or e-mail Valerie Lorusso at firstname.lastname@example.org
- We make ordering DSI data services and uploading district assessment data easy (just go to the Order DSI link).
- DSI will post your district data within 7 to 10 business days of receipt. We will let you know as soon as your data are ready.
Northern Illinois University funded research and development of DSI from 2009-2011 as one of its strategic planning initiatives. An Advisory Board of local and regional educators oversees the direction of the project.