Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD

Overview of OARS

Consists of two integrated systems

  • Pinnacle: An electronic grade book
  • Edline: A classroom-to-home communication system 

Aligns with the Grading and Reporting Policy and Procedures

  • Permits reteach/reassess scoring
  • Provides support for homework policy
  • Accomodates a variety of grading methods for schools.

Pinnacle – Electronic Grade Book Benefits

  • Automatic feed to report cards: No more bubble sheets
  • Calculates grades
  • Updated nightly
  • Generates interim reports
  • Accessible anytime with an internet connection
  • Secure: password protected

Edline: Classroom-to-Home Communication

  • Automatically updates grades from Pinnacle on Sunday - Thursday nights
  • Emails parents when new grades are available
  • Secure and password protected access for students and parents


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