The instruments were finalized, and customized opscan sheets were developed by National Computer Systems, Inc.
These data are based upon the actual number of completed opscan answer sheets forwarded from programs and scanned into the database.
After conducting his own research and seeing demonstrations of numerous systems, he determined that the OpScan 3 was the product that best fit the school's needs.
The SelfScore cartridge enables the OpScan 3 to score up to 34 tests per minute, and answer sheets for tests containing up to 200 questions can be read and scored in one pass.
5, a mid-range desktop model with a 28-by-13-inch footprint, performs optical mark reading.
At Texarkana's Arkansas High School, period-by-period attendance is now scanned using an NCS OpScan 5 scanner.
All grades were processed using the OpScan 5 scanner and the CIMS III Student Grading System, which merged attendance data for reporting purposes.
The first is the OpScan 7 from National Computer Systems (NCS).
In Menominee, Mich., Francis Zuraski, the administrative assistant for the school district, has been using Bubble Publishing with NCS' OpScan 5 and Victoria, Minn.-based Scanning Systems' HEI 360 scanners.
Their newest model, the OpScan
5, offers simultaneous data transfer between the scanner and a computer with a document throughput (transport) rate of 3,000 sheets per hour.