About SPS


Since the original Launch in 2007, the IDEAL team has worked closely with building leaders, teachers, and specialists to develop a system that would make data-based decision making manageable for all educators. The end result is a "performance" system that allows today's busy educators a streamlined approach for producing reports, tables, and charts that summarize students' academic growth across time.

SPS works seamlessly with numerous, standardized universal screening & progress monitoring measures, including:

  • DIBELS 6th Edition
  • DIBELS Next
  • DIVS (Dynamic Indicators of Vocabulary Skills)
  • Formative Assessment System for Teachers (FAST)
  • Group Reading Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation (GRADE)
  • The Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment Systems
  • myIGDIs (preschool-Individual Growth & Development Indicators)
  • Curriculum-Based Measures (CBM) of Early Literacy, Reading, Early Numeracy, Math, & Written Expression

SPS is different from other data systems

SPS was not built to be a data warehouse or information receptacle whereas users have difficulty accessing and/or making sense of important student information. Rather, SPS offers educators an interactive interface from which they can make timely, meaningful, educational decisions about their students.

For example, SPS facilitates the process of (a) allocating services within a tiered System of Supports, (b) determining responsiveness to universal, strategic, and/or intensive instruction, (c) developing and monitoring specific, measurable, relevant student goals, and (d) determining entitlement for special education services.

In addition, SPS allows teachers and specialists a user-friendly platform for using research-based normative growth rates to examine student learning as a component of an educator evaluation platform.

SPS allows streamlined approach for producing reports, tables, and charts that summarize students’ academic growth across time.
SPS has a robust Progress Monitoring platform that allows level and off level monitoring for all grades and tests within the stystem.
SPS offers Grade-Level Data Meeting (GLDM) PowerPoint Presentations to make it easier for you and your staff to present universal screening results in a user-friendly, systematic manner.

Why Choose SPS

Cloud Based

No local hosting or applications to install

Progress Monitoring

Progress monitoring tools support educational best practices

Customizable Security Levels

Role based user accounts can be set up to give access to single or multiple classrooms across grade levels (if needed), as well as grade, school, and district level.

Fast and Intuitive Data-Driven Decisions

Generate reports and analyze data to support Data-Driven decision making

Free, unlimited administrator and teacher accounts

Some systems charge a fee per user

No costly setup or other hidden fees

System is cloud based and updates are seamlessly integrated

Continuous System Enhancement

Our customers give us feedback and recommendations. So we release new features all throughout the year with improvements recommended by our customers.

Free Technical Support

We pride ourselves on our support team. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff have not only been trained on the universal screening measures but have also been in schools administering and scoring these tests.

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SPS allows for a streamlined approach for producing reports, tables, and charts that summarze students's academic growth across time.



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Test Records in SPS Database

SPS makes it easy for educators to monitor student growth