Community School Management System


The Community School Management System (CSMS) software integrates information about people, payments and schedules. It provides you with the added efficiency you need to serve more people, more effectively, including:


        Student Registration, Payments & Billing

        On-Line Credit Card Processing

        Faculty Schedules and Payroll Hours

        Donor Gift Receipting and Contact Management

        Household Management

        Mailing List Exports and Reports

        Payroll and General Ledger Exports and Reports

        Role-Based Security

        Full Audit Trail for All Transactions

        Full Custom Reporting Features


A monthly subscription fee to CSMS includes the following services:


        Access to complete Community School Management System (CSMS) Software via Remote Desktop connection, including these features and functionality:

        Segregation of data, transactions and reports by branch and central administration locations

       Multiple programs within seasons, each with separate business rules, fees and start and end dates

       Role based security

       Person management, including a merge function to eliminate duplicates and preserve all attributes and aggregation in households to eliminate duplicate mailings to the same address

       Student registration, scheduling, attendance, payment, progress reports and auditions and performances

       Faculty contracts, rates, rosters, payroll, absences and evaluations

       Donor gifts, pledges, entities and reporting

       Complete array of reports

       Real-time credit card processing

       Data accessibility and export capability

        Data security and back-ups in a professionally managed environment

        User training and set-up via web demonstration and conference call, one-on-one or in groups

        Real-time help desk and data fixes

        Conversion of person and household data

        Report customization


No software, hardware, network or infra-structure research, staff, maintenance or purchase and no refresh delays from browser-based programs.


CSMS was developed by Settlement Music School in Philadelphia and has been in use at its six locations since 2001.


For more information or to schedule web-based or to schedule a live demonstration, please contact: Patricia Manley at (215) 983-6362 or