Teacher Capabilities

The teacher group includes personnel with these positions: ESL teacher, lead teacher, team teacher, and other teacher.

Teachers have these capabilities by default:


Determines Who Can...

Content (most tasks done by Renaissance Learning)

Manage Content Manage content, such as quizzes or libraries.
View Content View content, such as quizzes or libraries.
Share Created Content (School) Share created Star Custom assessments or assessment items with anyone in the selected school or yourself only.

Student Information

View Students and Class Enrollments View the student information for the teacher's students, including class enrollment.

Classroom Work

Manage Classroom Activities Manage student assignments, goals, scores, and classroom reports for the teacher's classes, including Record and Assignment Books.
View Classroom View classroom work for the teacher's classes, such as student assignments, goals, and scores, including Record and Assignment Books.


Teacher Reports View reports for the teacher's classes.
Parent Reports View parent reports.
Filter Reports by Characteristics Limit reports to students who have been assigned specific characteristics in Renaissance Place.
Filter Reports by Ethnicity Limit reports to students with specific ethnicities, which are set when you add students or edit their information.

Software Preferences

View School Preferences View school-level preferences for any Renaissance Place product at the teacher's school.

These capabilities can be added for teachers:

  • The Manage capability lets you add, edit, or delete courses and classes for your school(s), copy classes from the previous school year, add or remove team teachers for the classes, and add or remove students in them. The View capability allows you to see course and class information.

  • Schedule when the software consolidates data from all products for Consolidated reports, or consolidate data as needed.

  • The Manage capability lets you add or remove capabilities (rights) for any school group in the software. The View capability lets you see the capabilities granted to these groups.

  • Add, edit, copy, or delete marking periods (such as semesters or quarters) or days off for your school(s).

  • The Manage capability lets you add, edit, or delete parent information and associate students with their parents.

  • The Manage capability lets you add, edit, or delete personnel and assign them to your school(s). The View capability lets you view personnel information.

  • Add, edit, or delete the time periods used on Renaissance Place Consolidated reports.

  • Enroll students in your school(s).

  • Manage the current settings of school-level preferences. School-level preferences are on each product's Preferences page.

  • Permanently remove and recover student records. Note: All users who are given this capability must be given the Manage Students and Class Enrollments capability as well.

  • Add students, enroll students in classes, edit student information and characteristics, manage custom characteristics in the database, and delete students from the database. This does not include the ability to import, export, or merge student information.

  • Merge duplicate student records into one record.

  • View information for any class in your school in any product.

  • These capabilities allow you to print reports for your school(s).

  • Export students in your school(s) at the school, teacher, grade, class, or student level.

  • Import student information into your school(s) and classes.

  • Share created Star Custom assessments or assessment items with anyone in the district, the selected school, or yourself only.

Some capabilities that are intended for other groups may not be available to teachers, including these: Change Data Editing Preference, District-Level Student Export, District-Level Student Import, District Reports, Manage District, Manage District Preferences, Manage School Year, Manage Schools, View Schools, and View District Preferences.