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Sycamore School and FACTS stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing Alma to its top 100 alternatives, CANVAS has the highest rating, with Moodle as the runner-up, and Alma ranking 8th place. CANVAS has the most reviews with a total of 2,343, while Alma has 263. Users say CANVAS tops the list for value for money followed by Moodle, while Alma comes in 13th. Users also say CANVAS and Moodle are the easiest to use, while Alma takes 5th place.

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Top 100 Alternatives & Competitors to Alma

Sycamore School logo

Sycamore School

4.5
(52)

Education productivity & management platform

Features

Total

Sycamore School logo
Alma logo

37

41

128

features in common

37

features in common

Sycamore School logo

Sycamore School's unique features

  • Facility Management

  • Library Management

  • Tests/Assessments

  • Cafeteria Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Event Calendar

  • Session Recording

  • Interactive Whiteboard

  • Block Websites/Applications

Value for money

Sycamore School logo
4.7

0.5

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about Sycamore School's value for money

The system is very powerful; customer service is probably the most helpful that I have encountered. I love the ability to create transcripts and that these are kept on the system.

MB

Melodye B.

Overall I like the product. My school has started using more of the functionality of the software and receiving announcements and other important information has been helpful.

MS

Melissa S.

FACTS logo

FACTS

4.1
(96)

Scholarship management software for private schools

Features

Total

FACTS logo
Alma logo

24

31

128

features in common

24

features in common

FACTS logo

FACTS's unique features

  • Commenting/Notes

  • Recommendations

  • Applicant Management

  • Grant Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Class Summary

  • Session Recording

  • Curriculum Management

  • Built-in LMS

Value for money

FACTS logo
3.8

0.4

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about FACTS's value for money

Overall I can see and understand the value and the importance of using a program like FACTS. It works, it’s easy, it is supposed to be very secure, and it something that works.

Heather W.

Since this software is so comprehensive it is great to be able to call the customer service number any time during the day. The customer service team is courteous, helpful and very knowledgeable.

FS

Freddie S.

Schoology logo

Schoology

4.4
(387)

LMS for teachers and school administrators

Features

Total

Schoology logo
Alma logo

34

51

128

features in common

34

features in common

Schoology logo

Schoology's unique features

  • Learning Paths/Tracks

  • Built-in Course Authoring

  • Asynchronous Learning

  • Gamification

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Online Payments

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Grade Calculations

Value for money

Schoology logo
4.4

0.2

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about Schoology's value for money

I love that I can save pretty much anything to resources, and share it across my courses (I teach 18 classes as our teacher librarian), as well as share with my colleagues at different schools.

MM

Mindi M.

Schoology helps me to keep track of assignments, meetings and readings for the leadership program I am a part of. It helps me keep organized and on top of things.

DS

Danya S.

PraxiSchool logo

PraxiSchool

4.6
(35)

Do It Live! Do It Once! Do It Praxi!

Features

Total

PraxiSchool logo
Alma logo

68

95

128

features in common

68

features in common

PraxiSchool logo

PraxiSchool's unique features

  • Payroll Management

  • Financial Aid Management

  • Bank Reconciliation

  • Facility Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Live Chat

  • Activity Management

  • Synchronous Learning

  • Collaboration Tools

Starting from

$145/month

Value for money

PraxiSchool logo
4.7

0.5

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about PraxiSchool's value for money

It is very easy to use, as well as the support that is given to have a better understanding of it. The support system is great as well, if help is needed there are various options.

LR

Lizette R.

Support is fantastic and so is the price. Both parents and the school loves having one database to which everyone has access.

CM

Carli M.

Vision SIS logo

Vision SIS

4.7
(19)

School administration & student information system

Features

Total

Vision SIS logo
Alma logo

42

47

128

features in common

42

features in common

Vision SIS logo

Vision SIS's unique features

  • Facility Management

  • Task Management

  • Library Management

  • Bookstore Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Candidate Management

  • Course Authoring

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Video Conferencing

Value for money

Vision SIS logo
4.6

0.4

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about Vision SIS's value for money

I highly recommend MMS to anyone in need of an outstanding SIS. The price is right and well worth it.

MT

Melissa T.

Our staff found it easy to learn. Ease of implementation was great; a lot of positive comments from staff; it could not have gone any better.

FF

Frank F.

PowerSchool Unified Classroom logo

PowerSchool Unified Classroom

4.4
(34)

Learning, assessment, and communication management software

Features

Total

PowerSchool Unified Classroom logo
Alma logo

21

27

128

features in common

21

features in common

PowerSchool Unified Classroom logo

PowerSchool Unified Classroom's unique features

  • Learning Paths/Tracks

  • Social Learning

  • Tests/Assessments

  • Learner Portal

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Block Websites/Applications

  • Session Recording

  • Curriculum Management

  • Contact Database

Value for money

PowerSchool Unified Classroom logo
4.0

0.2

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about PowerSchool Unified Classroom's value for money

It is helpful that the sections of an IEP will have a check next to them to show when that page is filled. The caseload glance is easy and wonderful to quick see all due dates.

SM

Stacey M.

I love that I can see each of my children's progress on a daily or weekly basis. It is an easy way for teachers to keep you up to date.

DT

Dana T.

Blackboard Collaborate logo

Blackboard Collaborate

4.2
(367)

Online collaboration & web conferencing solution

Features

Total

Blackboard Collaborate logo
Alma logo

23

35

128

features in common

23

features in common

Blackboard Collaborate logo

Blackboard Collaborate's unique features

  • Discussions / Forums

  • Event Scheduling

  • Brainstorming

  • On-Demand Webcasting

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Student Information/Records

  • Email Management

  • Application Management

  • Progress Tracking

Value for money

Blackboard Collaborate logo
4.1

0.1

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about Blackboard Collaborate's value for money

The support was horrible, most of them are salesman and when they redirect to the specialist at the end is openning a ticket because they do not know neither.

EC

Eugenio C.

The overall quality, ease of use, features & functionality of blackboard make it a great software for college students and college campuses to invest in.

CO

Christopher O.

SCL logo

SCL

4.5
(81)

School communication and learning management solution

Features

Total

SCL logo
Alma logo

103

133

128

features in common

103

features in common

SCL logo

SCL's unique features

  • Video Call Recording

  • Skills Assessment

  • Alumni Management

  • Facility Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Scheduling

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Alerts / Escalation

  • LMS Integration (LTI)

Value for money

SCL logo
4.6

0.4

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about SCL's value for money

Customer support is great and speed is high, Overall quality is excellent and it is easy to use. Features & Functionality is great.

rf

rabab f.

It helps alot in E-Learning, it opens an opportunity to interact with students ,encourage, motivate and teach them in a decent manner.

NE

Nehad E.

MarkersPro logo

MarkersPro

(0)

Single-database, modern & intuitive SIS

Features

Total

MarkersPro logo
Alma logo

93

125

128

features in common

93

features in common

MarkersPro logo

MarkersPro's unique features

  • Route Optimization

  • Content Library

  • Email Reminders

  • Prospecting Tools

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Curve Scores

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Built-in LMS

  • Contact Database

CollegeOne Suite logo

CollegeOne Suite

4.4
(5)

EVERYTHING YOUR SCHOOL NEEDS IN ONE PLACE

Features

Total

CollegeOne Suite logo
Alma logo

65

83

128

features in common

65

features in common

CollegeOne Suite logo

CollegeOne Suite's unique features

  • Colleges / Universities

  • Academic/Education

  • Facility Management

  • Cafeteria Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Interactive Content

  • Reminders

  • Video Streaming

  • Employee Management

Beehively logo

Beehively

4.6
(18)

School administration system for educational institutions

Features

Total

Beehively logo
Alma logo

35

37

128

features in common

35

features in common

Beehively logo

Beehively's unique features

  • Facility Management

  • Skill Testing

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Course Authoring

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Employee Management

  • Block Websites/Applications

OpenEduCat logo

OpenEduCat

3.5
(2)

Open-source school management solution

Features

Total

OpenEduCat logo
Alma logo

119

179

128

features in common

119

features in common

OpenEduCat logo

OpenEduCat's unique features

  • Bank Reconciliation

  • Skills Tracking

  • Learning Paths/Tracks

  • Payroll Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Candidate Management

  • Evaluation Management

  • Application Management

  • Alerts / Escalation

SOFTAULA logo

SOFTAULA

4.4
(7)

Learning and education management software for schools

Features

Total

SOFTAULA logo
Alma logo

17

25

128

features in common

17

features in common

SOFTAULA logo

SOFTAULA's unique features

  • Higher Education

  • Cash Management

  • For Private Schools

  • Budgeting/Forecasting

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Grade Calculations

  • Session Recording

  • Search/Filter

  • Real Time Data

Edvance logo

Edvance

5.0
(5)

Top cloud-based school admin software for PK-12

Features

Total

Edvance logo
Alma logo

67

69

128

features in common

67

features in common

Edvance logo

Edvance's unique features

  • Higher Education

  • Tests/Assessments

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Live Chat

  • Activity Management

  • Polls/Voting

  • Interactive Content

KINDERPEDIA logo

KINDERPEDIA

4.5
(2)

Award-winning smart childcare and school software

Features

Total

KINDERPEDIA logo
Alma logo

82

125

128

features in common

82

features in common

KINDERPEDIA logo

KINDERPEDIA's unique features

  • Email Reminders

  • Self Check-in/Check-out

  • Cash Management

  • Meal / Nutrition Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Learning Management

  • Admissions Management

  • Virtual Classroom

  • Real-time Broadcasting

QuickSchools.com logo

QuickSchools.com

4.2
(12)

Web-based school management software for K-12 administrators

Features

Total

QuickSchools.com logo
Alma logo

41

48

128

features in common

41

features in common

QuickSchools.com logo

QuickSchools.com's unique features

  • For Labs

  • Tests/Assessments

  • Higher Education

  • Facility Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Video Conferencing

  • Grade Calculations

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Course Authoring

Starting from

$0.99/month

Value for money

QuickSchools.com logo
4.2
Alma logo
4.2

What users say about QuickSchools.com's value for money

We have teamed with QuickSchools for many years & have always been pleased with their quality & care.

CJ

Christopher J.

I REALLY wanted to like this Student Management System. It's beautifully designed and intuitive for the most part and pricing is good for small schools.

AW

Amy W.

MySchool logo

MySchool

4.6
(23)

Web Based School Management System for K12 schools.

Features

Total

MySchool logo
Alma logo

70

75

128

features in common

70

features in common

MySchool logo

MySchool's unique features

  • Facility Management

  • Housing Management

  • Access Controls/Permissions

  • Higher Education

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Employee Management

  • Real-Time Chat

  • Live Chat

Starting from

$12/year

Value for money

MySchool logo
4.7

0.5

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about MySchool's value for money

Great product that is simple and super user friendly. Their team is phenomenal and is always willing to work on custom features and designs with you.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

I really like how MySchool continues to improve their software and user experience. MySchool does a good job at being the Swiss Army Knife of student information systems.

BM

Brad M.

Schoolbox logo

Schoolbox

4.6
(59)

LMS, Community Portal & Engagement Platform for K-12 Schools

Features

Total

Schoolbox logo
Alma logo

57

72

128

features in common

57

features in common

Schoolbox logo

Schoolbox's unique features

  • Facility Management

  • For Labs

  • Learner Portal

  • Asynchronous Learning

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Search/Filter

  • Personalization

  • Summary Reports

  • Application Management

Starting from

$16/month

Value for money

Schoolbox logo
4.6

0.4

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about Schoolbox's value for money

Love that it is mobile responsive, clear communications to parents, students and staff. Powerful grader, markbook and reporting platform.

DH

David H.

Overall, Schoolbox is a fantastic platform that has an active development team that works to improve the software and respond to the needs of schools.

CH

Chris H.

SEDUCA logo

SEDUCA

(0)

Connecting schools and students to information through tech

Features

Total

SEDUCA logo
Alma logo

115

194

128

features in common

115

features in common

SEDUCA logo

SEDUCA's unique features

  • Meeting Management

  • Feedback Management

  • Mobile App

  • User Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Candidate Management

  • LMS Integration (LTI)

  • School District

  • Drag & Drop

CANVAS logo

CANVAS

4.5
(2.3K)

#1 Learning Management System for Educational Institutions

Features

Total

CANVAS logo
Alma logo

50

76

128

features in common

50

features in common

CANVAS logo

CANVAS's unique features

  • SCORM Compliance

  • Content Library

  • Academic/Education

  • Compliance Tracking

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Application Management

  • Candidate Management

  • Fee Management

  • Personalization

Value for money

CANVAS logo
4.5

0.3

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about CANVAS's value for money

I love that Canvas allows me to create beautiful, eye catching ads with ease. I never thought myself much of an ad designer but Canvas makes it easy to advertise my business and stay on budget.

BL

Brittany L.

Canvas is a great platform from a student perspective. It is extremely easy to use and makes learning a little more fun.

JG

Jesse G.

Classe365 logo

Classe365

4.9
(95)

Student management software for education institutions

Features

Total

Classe365 logo
Alma logo

63

81

128

features in common

63

features in common

Classe365 logo

Classe365's unique features

  • For Labs

  • Multi-Language

  • Facility Management

  • Cafeteria Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Individualized Assessments

  • Single Sign On

  • Automated Scheduling

  • Search/Filter

Starting from

$50/month

Value for money

Classe365 logo
4.8

0.6

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about Classe365's value for money

We also value the amazing and outstanding support we are getting from the support staff, their flexibility and willingness to adapt most of our requirements and need.

AA

Ahmed A.

And what we Love at Global Technology School with the Team management of classe365 is the quality services. Good job if you continue like that, this company will grow very fast.

HR

Hubert R.

SmartClass logo

SmartClass

4.9
(9)

Classroom and information management for schools

Features

Total

SmartClass logo
Alma logo

50

63

128

features in common

50

features in common

SmartClass logo

SmartClass' unique features

  • Bookstore Management

  • Cafeteria Management

  • Library Management

  • Skills Assessment

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • LMS Integration (LTI)

  • Client Portal

  • Real-time Broadcasting

  • Single Sign On

Classter logo

Classter

4.5
(42)

All-in-One Student Information System

Features

Total

Classter logo
Alma logo

73

84

128

features in common

73

features in common

Classter logo

Classter's unique features

  • Bookstore Management

  • Library Management

  • Higher Education

  • Fee Collection

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Conferencing

  • Interactive Content

  • Built-in LMS

  • Presentation Streaming

Value for money

Classter logo
4.4

0.2

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about Classter's value for money

Overall it was positive, we had a great video call with a memeber of Classter, who was very helpful and informative. We found it fairly easy to work out how to change and adapt this.

BW

Becky W.

Engagement with the students becomes easy and effective. The best thing about Classter is that it is easily integrated with Microsoft Office 365 which is a big plus point.

Usama A.

DreamClass logo

DreamClass

4.7
(6)

Class management for educational organizations

Features

Total

DreamClass logo
Alma logo

48

51

128

features in common

48

features in common

DreamClass logo

DreamClass' unique features

  • Financial Aid Management

  • Access Controls/Permissions

  • Higher Education

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • LMS Integration (LTI)

  • Client Portal

  • Reporting/Analytics

  • Single Sign On

Gradelink logo

Gradelink

4.7
(508)

Cloud-based school administration software

Features

Total

Gradelink logo
Alma logo

50

54

128

features in common

50

features in common

Gradelink logo

Gradelink's unique features

  • Higher Education

  • For Labs

  • Tests/Assessments

  • Cafeteria Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Search/Filter

  • Personalization

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Application Management

Starting from

$97/month

Value for money

Gradelink logo
4.7

0.5

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about Gradelink's value for money

I particularly am grateful for the patience and knowledge of the customer care resps. No matter how simple or trivial my questions or issues may be, they are very gracious and helpful.

PR

Pinky R.

It is now seamless and very useful. Our parents are very appreciative of the improved communication we now offer as well as the mobile app that lets them more easily track their child's progress.

RR

Ross R.

SchoolCues logo

SchoolCues

4.8
(45)

All-in-one school management system for small schools

Features

Total

SchoolCues logo
Alma logo

31

32

128

features in common

31

features in common

SchoolCues logo

SchoolCues' unique feature

  • Financial Aid Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Session Recording

  • Email Management

  • Employee Portal

  • Document Storage

Starting from

$1/month

Value for money

SchoolCues logo
4.9

0.7

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about SchoolCues' value for money

Everyone is very helpful and kind, and support issues are generally resolved in a timely manner. We appreciate that SchoolCues helps us maintain connectivity between our classrooms and our families.

JF

Julie F.

Their product is great and is super easy to use. They quickly provide us with new and useful applications to assist our business in connecting with our community.

KG

Kate G.

MNprogram logo

MNprogram

3.0
(4)

Sales management software for legal and medical industries

Features

Total

MNprogram logo
Alma logo

56

204

128

features in common

56

features in common

MNprogram logo

MNprogram's unique features

  • Waiting Time Tracking

  • Data Security

  • Group Registration

  • Membership Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Remote Access/Control

  • LMS Integration (LTI)

  • Forms Management

  • Whiteboard

EDUHAPPY logo

EDUHAPPY

4.3
(12)

School LMS designed for all learning & education processes

Features

Total

EDUHAPPY logo
Alma logo

52

64

128

features in common

52

features in common

EDUHAPPY logo

EDUHAPPY's unique features

  • Learner Portal

  • Higher Education

  • Mobile Learning

  • Asynchronous Learning

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Whiteboard

  • Single Sign On

  • Real-time Broadcasting

  • LMS Integration (LTI)

itslearning logo

itslearning

4.1
(17)

Learning management tool for the education sector

Features

Total

itslearning logo
Alma logo

70

96

128

features in common

70

features in common

itslearning logo

itslearning's unique features

  • Content Library

  • Certification & Licensing

  • Academic/Education

  • Gamification

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Interactive Whiteboard

  • Evaluation Management

  • Live Chat

Value for money

itslearning logo
3.6

0.6

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about itslearning's value for money

I like the Google integration with my drive, which allows me to send a document to students and their edits will be saved in a folder for me to assess.

EK

Erika K.

It is often difficult to upload assignments and exam taking is a total disaster. After writing the exam, the results are not uploaded.

KC

Kelly C.

Idukay logo

Idukay

(0)

Academic management software for K–12 schools in Ecuador

Features

Total

Idukay logo
Alma logo

29

32

128

features in common

29

features in common

Idukay logo

Idukay's unique features

  • Task Management

  • Skill Testing

  • Skills Assessment

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • For Classroom

  • Block Websites/Applications

  • Activity Management

  • Online Payments

SchoolBrains logo

SchoolBrains

3.5
(11)

Web based student information system

Features

Total

SchoolBrains logo
Alma logo

32

34

128

features in common

32

features in common

SchoolBrains logo

SchoolBrains' unique features

  • Status Tracking

  • Tests/Assessments

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Video Conferencing

  • Block Websites/Applications

  • Interactive Content

  • Online Payments

Starting from

$200

Value for money

SchoolBrains logo
3.6

0.6

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about SchoolBrains' value for money

The ability to communicate as well with my parents is a wonderful value-added. I also appreciate the cloud-based nature, knowing that my information is safe from a computer crash.

JH

Justin H.

The three presentations were excellent. They covered everything we needed and we were well prepared with questions and he showed how the system functions, not just the benefits.

TL

Thomas L.

MyClassCampus logo

MyClassCampus

4.8
(61)

School administration software for educational institutions

Features

Total

MyClassCampus logo
Alma logo

66

103

128

features in common

66

features in common

MyClassCampus logo

MyClassCampus' unique features

  • Facility Management

  • Cafeteria Management

  • Driver Management

  • Student Group Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Collaboration Tools

  • Employee Portal

  • Lesson Planning

  • Interactive Content

Starting from

$2/year

Value for money

MyClassCampus logo
4.7

0.5

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about MyClassCampus' value for money

Well so far i have had a great experience with my class campus and I am working towards having a wonderful experience.

NM

Ndikintum M.

Our overall experience is good with myclass campus is very good. Customer support is excellent and quick resolving.

SH

Sagar H.

PCR Educator logo

PCR Educator

4.6
(19)

Integrated Web-Based School Information Management Solution

Features

Total

PCR Educator logo
Alma logo

43

76

128

features in common

43

features in common

PCR Educator logo

PCR Educator's unique features

  • CRM

  • Skill Testing

  • Fixed Asset Management

  • Event Management

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • Client Portal

  • Course Authoring

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Video Conferencing

MyStudentsProgress.com logo

MyStudentsProgress.com

4.5
(159)

All-in-one school administration for K-12 private schools

Features

Total

MyStudentsProgress.com logo
Alma logo

38

47

128

features in common

38

features in common

MyStudentsProgress.com logo

MyStudentsProgress.com's unique features

  • Purchasing & Receiving

  • Housing Management

  • Grade Management

  • For Private Schools

Alma logo

Alma's unique features

  • For Classroom

  • Transcripts

  • Activity Management

  • Grade Calculations

Starting from

$20/month

Value for money

MyStudentsProgress.com logo
4.6

0.4

Alma logo
4.2

What users say about MyStudentsProgress.com's value for money

I love how easy it is laid out and how user friendly it is. I love the customer support, they always get back to me right away. I love the free trainings.

EC

Ellie C.

It is easy to manage student information and new features are being added all the time. The support is outstanding and responsive.

NB

Nick B.

SchoolMint logo

SchoolMint

4.7
(27)

Registration, enrollment & administration for K-12 schools

Features

Total

SchoolMint logo
Alma logo

38

44

128

features in common

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features in common

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SchoolMint's unique features

  • Payment Processing

  • Event Registration

  • Access Controls/Permissions

  • Online Registration

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Alma's unique features

  • For Classroom

  • Block Websites/Applications

  • Activity Management

  • Class Summary

Value for money

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4.5

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What users say about SchoolMint's value for money

Each question is answered quickly, thoughtfully, and with kindness. Their technical expertise is matched by their humanity, patience and good humor.

DB

Diane B.

I like the visual graphs. I like the ability to customize most everything and add all the info we want to receive from parents.

HK

Heather K.