Tips to choose the best school management software for your institute

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Technology has entered every institution and no organization remained untouched from it. It has entered the education sector as well. One such technology is school management software, which is simplifying the day to day tasks in schools and making teachers’ lives easier.

As performing daily academic operations become easy with School ERP but it is not easy to choose and adapt to the software. It is important to find whether it is right for your school and if it can provide long-term benefits.

While opting for this software, you should consider a few significant factors, for instance, its features, working, user-friendliness, vendors’ market presence, experience in the field, etc.

You must do a comprehensive analysis according to the needs of your institute, its cost-effectiveness and its impact on ROI.

Here are the factors that should look while choosing the best school management software.

Does it have useful features?

The features should minimize the manual processes, solve the problems your Insitute facing. It is better to have a few features that work all the time rather than having multiple features that do not work at all.

Is it reliable?

There are software providers that offer free demo to assist to make a more informed decision. You should have a clear picture of how long you are going to use this software, who will use it and what academic operation will be done by it.

Is it scalable?

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With time the number of users i.e student, parents and staff will increase, and if this software is not scalable it will become useless. To check the scalability of the software you can look for the clients it is serving, several students in its clients.

Does it offer long term and 24*7 support?

It is userfriendly?

It will also help you to have an idea of how long will it take to learn the software completely and you will be able to use it to its full potential.

Does it improve student experience & learning?

Therefore the software you are picking up should assist students in school and beyond. School ERP providers also offer mobile-ready portals and apps to increase the connectivity between the teachers and student.

Students can access all the important notification in the portal, submit documents and assignments, pay fees and more. Do consider these functions while opting for the software.


Don’t carry away with the flow, check all the above-mentioned factor and get a good understanding of the product before investing in it.

Are you ready to know how Academia School Management System can automate academic operations in your institute and help you grow? Book a FREE demo now!

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Academia ERP/ SIS is a comprehensive suite that streamlines the complete student life cycle from Enquiry to Graduation as well as administrative processes.

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