BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
The grade of the students is one of the essential qualities and products of school works. It reflects how much the students have learned in various courses or subjects. It also shows which subjects or courses the students are feeble or stand out, because of it, grades will help the Professors to guide and facilitate the students’ learning development. Although it does not actually determine how much good education is acquire by the students but having a good grades is one of the particular and concrete things society uses to judge what future accomplishments the students can attain. Thus, students’ grades must be accurately calculated, safety accumulated or stored in a datadase and must be well distributed to the students.
At every end of the semester, students claim for their grades. The traditional procedure of releasing grades is always used; students need to go directly to their respective college registrar in order to acquire their progress or report card and other colleges post the grades of students in their school websites. These methods of acquiring and delivering student’s grades are inconvenient, tiresome and at some instances are time consuming.
To ease these difficulties in knowing the grades, a system using SMS or Short Message Service will be used. Since mobile phone seems to be a positive feature which most individual’s posses, and take almost in all places with them, it is therefore an extremely effective means of transporting information to them quicker and easier. Short Message Service (SMS) is the text communication service component of phone, web or mobile communication systems, using standardized communications protocols that allow the exchange of short text messages between fixed line or mobile phone devices.
The SMS Based Student Grades Delivery System with Grade Inquiry will relieve the dilemmas in getting or acquiring the student’s grades. It is easy and fast to setup, and...