Aplos vs Skyward School Management

Starting Price

$59.00/month

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Best For

Nonprofits or churches that want a powerful software suite to handle fund accounting, donor or member management, fundraising tools, auto-tracking of gifts and recurring donations, and much more!

K-12 public school districts, private schools, and charter schools.

Ideal number of Users

1 - 49

1 - 1000+

Rating


4.4 / 5
(133)
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4.4 / 5
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Ease of Use


4.4 / 5


  • "That it is "multiple-fund friendly. I appreciate the ease of use for recording contributions and expenses."

  • "Great for the non-accountants like me who need to keep books and run reports but don't have a lot of background in complex bookkeeping."


4 / 5


  • "What I like most about skyward school management is that the functionality of the program overall is really good and easy to use."

  • "Running reports is intuitive and the ability to produce reports in PDF or Excel is fantastic."

Customer Support


4.6 / 5


  • "Overall, this is the best software for the money and I highly recommend it both for the product and the customer service."

  • "It is easy to use and good for mutli-user mood and offers good customer service."


4.3 / 5


  • "They are always improving and keeping up with current trends. Skyward has absolutely OUTSTANDING customer service."

  • "However, as the years have passed, Skyward has made improvements to the program, I have learned the system better and the customer support live chat option is a huge timesaver."

Features & Functionality


4.2 / 5


  • "I work for a smaller nonprofit and there are great discounts with this software. The platform is easy to navigate through and good customization."

  • "Navigation is straightforward. Most issues can be resolved with a quick look at the Help notes."


4.3 / 5


  • "I like that it was easy to use and easy to read. You know what you are looking at and how to navigate around it."

  • "I was able to easily pick up on the necessary tasks, and the data mining feature allows me to build every report I need."

Value for Money


4.5 / 5


  • "Great price for great accounting software, especially if you don't have a church accountant."

  • "I have had very good customer support and the pricing is very acceptable."


4.3 / 5


Product Features

  • Accounts Payable
  • Attendance Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Class Loading
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • For Private Schools
  • Fund Accounting
  • General Ledger
  • K-12
  • Payroll Management
  • Purchasing
  • Accounts Payable
  • Attendance Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Class Loading
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • For Private Schools
  • Fund Accounting
  • General Ledger
  • K-12
  • Payroll Management
  • Purchasing

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Platform

Web/Installed

Mobile

Web/Installed

Mobile

Support

  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online
  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online

Training

  • check In Person
  • check Live Online
  • check Webinars
  • check Documentation
  • check In Person
  • check Live Online
  • check Webinars
  • check Documentation

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