School Network Administrator Capabilities

School network administrator users include Renaissance Place administrators.

The table below lists the capabilities that school network administrators have by default.


Determines Who Can...

Content (most tasks done by Renaissance Learning)

Manage Content Manage content, such as quizzes or libraries.
View Content View content, such as quizzes or libraries.

School Network and School Information

Manage School Network Change school network information, such as the name, address or phone number.
Manage Schools Edit school information.
View Schools View information on schools in the school network.

School Years, Marking Periods and Non-Teaching Days

Manage School Year School network personnel with this capability can add, edit or delete school years.
Manage Marking Periods and Non-Teaching Days Add, edit, copy or delete marking periods (such as terms) and non-teaching days. Marking periods are used for reports and target setting. Non-teaching days are used for some report calculations. School network personnel can manage marking periods and non-teaching days for any school.

Courses and Classes

Manage Courses and Classes Add, edit, copy and delete courses and classes, or add and remove students and team teachers in classes. School network personnel can do this for any school.
View Courses and Classes View course and class information. School network personnel can view the information for any school.

Personnel Information

Manage Personnel Add, edit or delete personnel information. School network personnel can do this for the school network or any school.
View Personnel View personnel information.

Student Information

School Network-Level View of Student and Personnel Information View student and personnel information in all schools (not just schools to which they may be assigned). Only users who should see information for all schools should be granted this capability.
Manage School Enrollment Enrol or un-enrol students in schools. School network personnel can enrol students in any school.
Manage Students and Class Enrolments Add students, enrol students in classes, edit student information and characteristics, manage custom characteristics in the database and delete students from the database. School network personnel can do these tasks for any school. This does not include the ability to import, export or merge student information.
Manage Student Data Permanently remove and recover student records. Note: School network administrators and school network staff have this capability by default. However, users with this capability need the Manage Student and Class Enrolments capability as well so that they have access to the Edit Multiple Students page, where they can permanently remove student records.
View Students and Class Enrolments View student information, including class enrolment.
Merge Students Merge duplicate student records into one. School network personnel can merge student records for any school.
School Network-Level Student Export and School Network-Level Student Import Export student information at all levels for any student at any school or import students into any school.

Class Work

Manage Classroom Activities Manage student assignments, targets, scores and class reports, including Record and Assignment Books.
School-Level Access Access all classes in all Renaissance Place products.
View Classroom View classroom work, such as student assignments, targets and scores, including Record and Assignment Books.


School Network Reports View reports for all levels: school network, schools, teachers, classes or students.
School Reports View reports for individual schools and their teachers, classes and students.
Teacher Reports View reports for an individual teacher's classes.
Filter Reports by Characteristics Limit reports to students who have been assigned specific characteristics in Renaissance Place.
Filter Reports by Ethnicity Limit reports to students with specific ethnicities, which are set when you add students or edit their information.
Manage Reporting Periods Set the reporting periods for Renaissance Place Consolidated reports. Reporting periods are time periods that you can select for the report.
Manage Data Consolidation Schedule data consolidation to gather data from all products to include in Renaissance Place reports. You set the date, times, and recurrence. (The default schedule is 2:00 A.M. daily.)

Software Preferences

Change Data Editing Preference Change the Data Editing Restrictions preference, which prevents users from changing data that is automatically updated from another source, such as your school network’s student information files. The preference is under Product Administration. Other users cannot see it.
Manage School Network Preferences Change school network-level preferences. Most products do not have school network-level preferences.
Manage School Preferences Change school-level preferences for any product, such as the Accelerated Maths Class Marking Periods preference or the Star Maths Testing Password preference. School network personnel can change these for any school.
View School Network Preferences View school network preferences, such as the Data Editing Restrictions preference.
View School Preferences View school-level preferences for any Renaissance Place product.
Manage Default Capabilities Choose the capabilities for any person or group using Renaissance Place software. School network personnel can manage capabilities for any group at any school or at the school network.
View Default Capabilities View the capabilities given to new users in each group. Capabilities for existing users may be different. School network personnel can view capabilities for school network personnel and personnel in any school.

School network administrators who already have all these capabilities cannot have others added. You can, however, remove capabilities. Some capabilities that are intended for other groups may not be available to school network administrators.