FileMaker Pro Customer Stories

In almost every segment of business, education and government, millions of our delighted customers use FileMaker to organize projects, people, assets and more.

K-12 Education

Dodge City Public Schools

K-12 public education in the U.S. is challenged to become more efficient, cost effective, and accountable. With a custom FileMaker solution running on servers, desktops, laptops and thousands of iPads, Dodge City Public Schools is achieving these goals.

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Cheltenham College Junior School easily extends existing systems with mobile benefits of FileMaker Go.

College takes full advantage of FileMaker’s power and flexibility to develop a comprehensive set of systems.

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Minnesota school district tames raging rivers of data with home-grown FileMaker Pro solutions

Bordering the sky-blue waters of Minnesota's beautiful Lake Minnetonka, the Westonka Public School District prides itself on an outstanding record of student performance, consistently ranking among the state's top schools for standardized test scores, and standing as one of 22 Minnesota districts to be recognized as "Academic Outperformers" by the prestigious Standard and Poors School Evaluation Service. With an ongoing commitment to the highest standards of academic excellence, Westonka is also a technological innovator, taking full advantage of the latest tools in the classrooms and in the administrative sector, tools that include FileMaker Pro database systems.

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FileMaker Pro is Administration Ace at Union City Board of Education

Union City, New Jersey, sits in the shadow of New York City, its neighbor across the Hudson River. But the Union City Board of Education, which serves nearly 10,000 students in 12 schools with 1,500 faculty and non-instructional employees, takes a back seat to no one in its collection, management and analysis of data, thanks to FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database from FileMaker.

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Registration Goes Online at Shelby County Schools

The Shelby County School District is one of the largest school systems in Tennessee. Located in the extreme southwest corner of the state, the Shelby County School District is the fourth largest school system in Tennessee with a population of over 45,000 students. The district includes all the public schools in the county outside the corporate limits of the city of Memphis, including those schools located within the six incorporated towns of Arlington, Bartlett, Collierville, Germantown, Lakeland and Millington.

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Suburban New York school district finds plenty of ways to enhance workflow and streamline everyday operations with FileMaker Pro 8

Serving approximately 4600 students in suburban Scarsdale, New York, the Scarsdale Public School District operates a total of five elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school, all working to provide an environment of intellectual challenge and achievement in the liberal arts tradition. Scarsdale students routinely rank high on standardized tests and state examinations, and emerge from the district well prepared for the challenges of college and adult life. FileMaker Pro databases are an essential tool for managing information and providing essential services to teachers, administrators, and students throughout the district.

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Paperwork Without the Paper

Teachers assign homework, but teachers have their own homework as well. And it's not just grading papers. There are vital forms to be filled out, facts to be documented, and usually there aren't enough hours in the school day to get all this paperwork done. So, home it goes with the teachers. But in Roswell, New Mexico, teachers are taking advantage of a web-based system that allows them to complete mandatory Special Education paperwork without ever touching a physical file folder -- a system built around FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software from FileMaker Inc.

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FileMaker Pro 8.5 performs like a champ in marketing and administrative tasks for Ohio instructional sports camps

Whatever the sport, whatever the age level, Premier Sports Camps has a program to suit the student. Based in Columbus, Ohio, Premier offers residential camping experiences that put the fun in learning the fundamentals of popular team and individual sports like tennis, lacrosse, hockey, softball, and basketball. With hundreds of campers participating each year, Premier Sports Camps are some of the largest in the Midwest, and their data management challenges are significant. FileMaker Pro database applications fill a vital behind-the-scenes role in keeping camp programs on track.

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Getting the Picture

And that can certainly price it out of the range of schoolchildren, looking for illustrations for their classroom projects. But there's a solution on the web, thanks to FileMaker Pro, the award winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Tracking mandatory compliance with Special Education reporting requirements is made easier and more efficient with FileMaker Pro 8.

Compliance with complex Special Education reporting requirements is an issue for every school district, large and small. But for the Special Education Compliance Department at the Los AngelesUnifiedSchool District, the sheer size and scope of nearly 900 schools makes the job especially daunting. Every year, 200 of these schools have their reports and documents audited by the Compliance Department, and this process means extensive information processing, a task made easier by a longstanding relationship with FileMaker Pro.

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In Growing Ohio School District, "Everything" Revolves Around FileMaker Pro

With roots in two earlier districts, Liberty and Union, which were united in the 1950s, what is today known as Lakota is the eighth largest school district in Ohio, and the largest school district in Butler County, just north of Cincinnati. With two high schools, a freshman school, three junior schools, and eleven elementary schools, Lakota has grown in the last 20 years from a rural district to a suburban district with student population of over 15,000. According to Gary Canterbury, director of the technology department for the district, Lakota's wide-ranging school system, its fibre optic network serves 23 buildings spread over 68 square miles, had equally large and diverse needs.

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Bilingual school in Oregon automates its entire library catalogue and checkout system with FileMaker Pro

Bilingualism is a gift that lasts a lifetime, and at the German-American School of Portland, a skilled staff of instructors passes that gift along to a new generation. Located in the suburban town of Beaverton, Oregon, the school emphasizes not just linguistic instruction for its students, but also cross-cultural understanding, helping pupils from preschool age to the fifth grade to appreciate their place in the global community. A visit to the school's vast library of German-language books will reveal another powerful tool, an integrated and efficient FileMaker Pro database system.

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Ideas in Motion

Ideas in motion, from teacher to students. That's what education is all about. But what if it's the students themselves who are on the move? That's where educators need a helping hand in keeping it all organized, and that's why at Clovis Municipal Schools in New Mexico, vital special education programs are documented with FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Keeping A Permanent Record

"Our work is to educate them -- our responsibility is to prepare them -- our joy is to know them." Those are the guiding principles for the Brookwood School, an independent elementary school not far from Boston. They're principles built on a commitment to the highest standards of education, and a commitment to the most effective methods, techniques, and tools for improving the educational experience. Among those tools you'll find FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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A progressive, non-traditional school district on the Alaskan frontier uses a specialized FileMaker Pro-based data management system to prepare standards-based lesson plans, and automatically report student progress in both conventional, and standards-based formats.

Bering Strait School District extends along the coast of the Bering Sea, close to the border between Alaska and Russia. The district consists of 16 schools spread out over a series of small villages, and educates approximately 2000 students from three Eskimo subgroups. The district manages the unique data-management challenges of this environment with GradeWrite, a flexible classroom information tool based on FileMaker Pro.

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Large K-12 school district carries out a wide range of internal support functions with FileMaker Pro databases

Covering a geographical area roughly the size of Rhode Island, the AlbuquerquePublicSchool District is the 25 th largest educational jurisdiction in the United States. With more than 11,000 employees, it is one of the largest individual employers in the state of New Mexico. For such a far-ranging operation, efficient management is necessary, and with the arrival of the new FileMaker Pro 8, those needs will be met even more effectively.

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Progressive Reporting!

It's an old classroom tradition -- the regular reports teachers prepare for parents on the progress of their children. But in the modern classrooms of the Addison Northwest Supervisory Union, the tradition continues in a practical, "high-tech" way -- with the data-management power of FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc

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Good grades for FileMaker Pro from Lockport City School District

Lockport City School District is a Pre-K-12 Public Education School District in Western New York. The district serves more than 5,000 students in seven elementary buildings, two middle schools, one high school and an alternative school program. Across the district, FileMaker Pro is used to organize student and school information and share it over the web.

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