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October 02, 2022

The ASCENDER Enterprise software offers all the features you would expect, and so much more, including workflows, customized reports, and resource planning tools. The powerful web-based Business ERP and Student Information System applications are written specifically for Texas schools. All state-mandated extracts and support for federal OCR reporting are included. ASCENDER features a professionally designed user interface to simplify tasks with consistency and refined functionality throughout each application, as well as sleek, easy navigation. ASCENDER is used by over 885 Texas districts and charters.  Region 2 ASCENDER software is hosted in our state-of-the-art data center with increased security, superior performance, and disaster recovery.

Student Applications

  • Grade Reporting
  • Test Scores
  • Discipline
  • Attendance
  • Registration
  • Scheduling
  • Special Education
  • Student Health
  • Graduation Plan

Business Applications

  • Finance
  • Payroll
  • Asset Management
  • Warehouse
  • Purchasing
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Budget
  • Personnel
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Position Management

Hosting and Disaster Recovery

All student and business information system databases are backed up locally and remotely to Fort Worth and San Antonio sites. In the event of a natural or human-made disaster, ASCENDER will be recovered in 48 hours or less. Data Center hosting ensures up-to-date software, security of information, and peace of mind for your technical staff.

User Portals

ASCENDER TeacherPortal Logo

Mobile classroom management of attendance, grades, discipline referrals, and progress reports with support for multiple grading concepts.

ASCENDER ParentPortal Logo

Provides parents/guardians web access on any device, to school-related information about their students including attendance, grades, discipline, assessments, and immunizations. Parents are also able to register students online.

ParentPortal Getting Started Guide

ASCENDER StudentPortal Logo

Integrated student course request and graduation tools with customizable control including course alternates and printable reports.


Offers self-service access to paychecks, W-2s and 1095s, leave information, along with an electronic approval workflow, all with iOS and Android compatibility.

EmployeePortal Getting Started Guide

Technical Assistance

  • Unlimited phone, web, e-mail, and remote desktop assistance available
  • Training on all applications is offered throughout the year
  • Available custom reports and integration with other third party software available

Annual fee for LEA:

Please contact Information Systems Administrator for a quote or copy of your ASCENDER commitment.

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