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School Manager Statistics Interface Guide

This article is for IT support, school leadership, and wellbeing staff.

The Statistics section organizes reports of your school's users, devices, and network activity.

Dashboard

The Dashboard gives you a visual overview of the top activities for the day. 

  • Quickly spot at-risk users and identify problem websites.
  • See which filtering rules are causing the most blocks.
  • Monitor trending videos, searches and applications.
  • Keep an eye on your School Manager network performance and status.

See the School Manager Dashboard article for details.

For the selected time period:

A. Find UserSearch for a particular user by name or email and quickly go to their user dashboard.
B. ClasswizeQuickly log into Classwize as a teacher. This is not available for users with the Reporting/Pastoral Care or Filtering Administrator roles.
C. Red FlagsUsers with the most attempts to access potentially risky content during your chosen time period. 
D. Top BlockedToggle between Users, Apps and Policies to see your most-blocked users and content, and which block filtering rules are being triggered the most.
E. TrendingToggle between Videos, Searches and Apps to see the most popular content for all of your users during your chosen time period compared to the previous time period. 
F. Top 6 AppsThe websites, signatures, and applications using the most data on your school network . 
G. Network HealthA quick overview of the current status and health of your School Manager network.  This is only visible to Owners/Global admins. 

  

Apps and Websites

The Apps and Websites page displays the list of applications and websites accessed by users in your set time period. The list can be filtered by column headings. Click to sort in ascending order and click again to sort by descending order. The Apps and Websites chart on the right shows the access distribution of top websites. The data is sorted by the largest Total Transfers by default.

For the selected time period:

A. SearchType to find matching text in the Cateogry or Application or Website column.
B. CategoryClick to sort alphabetically by Category (does not sort subcategories). Click again to reverse the sort.
C. Application or WebsiteClick to sort alphabetically by web address. Click again to reverse the sort.
D. UploadClick to sort by the amount of data sent to a web address (for example saving a document to an online folder).
E. DownloadClick to sort by the amount of data viewed, saved, and received on your users' devices by web address (for example viewed videos).
F. Total transferClick to sort by the amount of data sent to and received from your users' devices by each web addreess.
G. Export ReportClick to download a text file (Comma Separated Values) of the data you are viewing. You can open and save the file using a spreadsheet program.
H. Ratio of top acvityView graph displays the ratio of the top six websites or apps by the total amount of data transferred.

     

Active Users

The Users page displays the list of all users active in the selected time period and the users' data usage. The list can be sorted by column in ascending or descending order.

For the selected time period:

A. SearchType any part of a Username or Name to find matching users.
B. UsernameClick to sort alphabetically by the online identity of your users. Click again to reverse the sort.
C. NameClick to sort the names as they appear in your list. (The list will sort by first names in this example.)
D. UploadClick to sort by the total amount of data the user sent from their device. Click again to reverse the sort.
E. DownloadClick to sort by the amount of data the user viewed or saved to their device. Click again to reverse the sort.
F. TransferClick to sort the total amount of data by user.
G. OperationsThis column is visible to IT support and is used to find the identity of devices in their Realtime > Connections report.

   

Groups

The Groups can be a useful summary of the total volume of activity like users. Look at the difference between the totals to get an idea of how much time your different groups of users may be spending online. For example, you may see a normal increase for groups preparing for exams and a decrease in a group attending a camp.

For the selected time period:

A. SearchType any part of the Group name to filter the list.
B. GroupClick to sort by the name your IT support assigned to the Group. Your IT support can use existing groups from your school's systems and can manually create Groups.
C. DNThis column is most useful to your IT support. The "Distinguished Name" (DN) is a technical identity of the Group. The pattern of the DN varies based on the source of the Group information.
D. UploadClick to sort by the total amount of data the user sent from their device. Click again to reverse the sort.
E. DownloadClick to sort by the amount of data the user viewed or saved to their device. Click again to reverse the sort.
F. TotalClick to sort by the total amount of data by user.
G. Export ReportClick to download a text file (Comma Separated Values) of the data you are viewing. You can open and save the file using a spreadsheet program.

   

Network 

The Network reports are most useful to IT support. You can use the Network reports to monitor devices, including shared devices in the library and labortories. This report can help you find devices running unusual software or downloading large files like software or videos from the internet.

For the selected time period:

A. SearchSearch by any part of the network identity (Internet Protocol) or device identity Machine Access Control (MAC) address. For example, your IT support may group the network identity of shared devices resulting in the same first 6 to 9 numbers in the IP.
B. IP AddressYour IT support sets up systems to allow a device to get the next available network identity (dynamic IP) or to always use the same network identity (fixed IP). You can click to sort the IP addresses. Click again to reverse the sort.
C. MACThe device manufacturer assigns a unique identity to each device. Part of the address identifies the manufacturer.
D. UploadClick to sort by the total amount of data the user sent from their device. Click again to reverse the sort.
E. DownloadClick to sort by the amount of data the user viewed or saved to their device. Click again to reverse the sort.
F. TotalClick to sort by the total amount of data by user.

Realtime

IT support will see an additional menu option called Realtime. The Realtime report contains technical details useful for IT support to identify laptops and devices currently connected to the school network. We have published a separate Realtime Connections Overview for your IT support.