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You must have ion district administrator privileges to perform this task.

Enabling Integration on the iSWIS site

If needed, the full iSWIS manual. We have the pertinent sections below.

  1. In iSWIS, Click on the Batches & Downloads tab.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Give the batch a name by typing the name in the Batch Name field.
  4. Select CSV v2 from the Download Type drop-down menu.
  5. Type a security code for the batch in the Security Code field.
  6. Select the earliest date from which data will be included in the file.
  7. Select yes to include in the file; select no to omit it from the file:
    1. Student/Staff Names
    2. School NCES ID
    3. Other, Extra Info, and Custom Fields
  8. Check the box next to the name of authorized schools to add them to the batch.
  9. Click Add to add the batch.
Enabling Integration in ion

iSWIS comes equipped with a URL for every batch to setup automatic downloads.

To view the URL for any batch on the batch list:

  1. Click on the Batches & Downloads tab.
  2. Click to select the batch to download.
  3. Click Auto Download URL.
  4. A screen appears with the URL for the selected batch.
  5. Paste the Auto Download URL of the batch into the iSWIS Data Integrations Page in ion.
Configuring schools in ion to include iSWIS data

In order to use the SWIS integration, the school definitions must be updated to include the SWIS School ID#.

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