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What is School Administration Software?
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What is School Administration Software?

School Administration software automates the administrative functions of schools including student information, admissions and records for school administrators, office managers, accountants and registrars.


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In 2014, the National Center for Education Statistics projected that, in the fall, there would be almost 10 million students attending public and private elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. Just looking at public schools, the student-teacher ratio is usually about 16:1. Add to this the widespread use of technology to automate the administration of these schools, and it may be difficult to see how each student can receive an education that is tailored to his or her needs. School Administration Software can help.

It may be news to you that school administration software can actually further the personalization of education for each student. Here are four surprising ways this software can help:

  1. Parent and Student Portals
  2. Classroom Management Tools
  3. Calendars
  4. Online Registration

School administration software comes in all shapes and sizes for different types of schools, grade levels, and administration needs. Knowing which software to choose and which criteria to look for is the best way to make sure that your choice will be a worthwhile one.

There are many features to consider, such as scheduling and admissions management, which will make all of the difference between a quality software choice and a poor software choice. Here is a list of options and aspects you ought to consider when choosing the right school administration software.

  1. Consider Grade and School Level
  2. Take Backup and Security Functions into Account
  3. Don't Forget Remote Access and Networking Capabilities
  4. Consider Student and Faculty Sizes

Free School Administration Software Options

In order to aid in cost reduction while still maintaining order on the technology front, there are plenty of free school administration software options to choose from. Here are the seven free and open-source school administration software platforms, listed in alphabetical order.

These software options were chosen because they all include standard capabilities that you would expect from school administration software such as attendance tracking and class time table creation.

  1. Fedena
  2. feKara
  3. Gibbon
  4. OpenSIS Open Source
  5. School Time
  6. SchoolTool
  7. TS School

As for other software and tools, the Capterra school administration blog is full of recommendations and guides to the newest technology in education. If you enjoyed this piece, be sure to read these other blog posts:

The Top Free Digital Classroom Management Software and Classroom Collaboration Tools

6 School Accounting Software Options That Will Foolproof Your School’s Finances

5 Free and Affordable Software Tools to Manage Your School Events

5 School Calendar Software Tools to Bring Your School Into the 21st Century

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