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SCL Alternatives

How do SCL alternatives compare?

Alma and Sycamore School stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing SCL to its top 100 alternatives, CANVAS has the highest rating, with Google Classroom as the runner-up, and SCL ranking 17th place. CANVAS has the most reviews with a total of 2,089, while SCL has 81. Users say Google Classroom tops the list for value for money followed by CANVAS, while SCL comes in 20th. Users also say CANVAS and Google Classroom are the easiest to use, while SCL takes 17th place.

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Top 100 Alternatives & Competitors to SCL

Alma

4.3
(263)

Empower progress. Spark potential.

Features

Total

93

124

125

features in common

93

features in common

Alma's unique features

  • Single Sign On

  • Customizable Branding

  • Alerts / Escalation

  • Employee Management

SCL's unique features

  • Transportation Management

  • User Management

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Learner Portal

Value for money

4.2

0.4

4.6

What users say about Alma's value for money

It has a lot of great features that make it flexible for the needs of different schools. Most importantly, the customer service is fantastic.

EM

Eric M.

We have reduced our printing costs, improved communication with parents, and successfully submitted our PIMS state reports. Communication with Alma has been great.

KJ

Kenneth J.

Sycamore School

4.5
(52)

Education productivity & management platform

Features

Total

40

41

125

features in common

40

features in common

Sycamore School's unique feature

  • Cafeteria Management

SCL's unique features

  • Real Time Data

  • Teacher Dashboard

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Live Chat

Starting from

$1.3/month

Value for money

4.7

0.1

4.6

What users say about Sycamore School's value for money

They provide helpful, easy to understand assistance in a timely fashion. Over other web-based programs we've used or reviewed, Sycamore stands out as the best value and highest quality for our money.

TR

Tony R.

They really are doing their best to help schools succeed. They have great integrations with google, which for us was one of the primary deciding reasons for going with them.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Beehively

4.6
(18)

School administration system for educational institutions

Features

Total

33

42

125

features in common

33

features in common

Beehively's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Alerts / Escalation

  • Skill Testing

  • Email Tracking

SCL's unique features

  • Video Streaming

  • Calendar Management

  • Student Portal

  • Interactive Whiteboard

KINDERPEDIA

5.0
(1)

Award-winning smart childcare and school software

Features

Total

30

50

125

features in common

30

features in common

KINDERPEDIA's unique features

  • Wait List Management

  • Immunization & Allergy Tracking

  • Daily Reports

  • Activity Dashboard

SCL's unique features

  • Support Audio/Images/Video

  • Course Tracking

  • Newsletter Management

  • Progress Tracking

Edvance

5.0
(5)

Top school admin software with admissions and analytics

Features

Total

59

70

125

features in common

59

features in common

Edvance's unique features

  • Individualized Assessments

  • Customizable Templates

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Workflow Management

SCL's unique features

  • Teacher Dashboard

  • School District

  • Interactive Content

  • File Sharing

OpenEduCat

3.5
(2)

Open-source school management solution

Features

Total

114

189

125

features in common

114

features in common

OpenEduCat's unique features

  • Planning Tools

  • Barcode Recognition

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Sales Tax Management

SCL's unique features

  • Application Management

  • Newsletter Management

  • Secure Data Storage

  • Candidate Management

Schoolbox

4.6
(59)

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

Features

Total

55

83

125

features in common

55

features in common

Schoolbox's unique features

  • Content Library

  • For Labs

  • Drag & Drop

  • Employee Portal

SCL's unique features

  • User Management

  • Email Management

  • Billing & Invoicing

  • Data Storage Management

Starting from

$16/month

Value for money

4.6
4.6

What users say about Schoolbox's value for money

It's a very good Learning Management System but also is very good at helping to run a school. The Unit pages and Class pages are particularly helpful for sharing resources.

AD

Adrian D.

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.

SOFTAULA

4.4
(7)

Learning and education management software for schools

Features

Total

16

25

125

features in common

16

features in common

SOFTAULA's unique features

  • Bank Reconciliation

  • Cash Flow Management

  • Sales Tax Management

  • Class Loading

SCL's unique features

  • Facility Management

  • Course Tracking

  • Newsletter Management

  • Secure Data Storage

Classe365

4.9
(94)

Student management software for education institutions

Features

Total

66

96

125

features in common

66

features in common

Classe365's unique features

  • Active Directory Integration

  • LMS Integration (LTI)

  • Web Forms

  • Alerts / Escalation

SCL's unique features

  • Student Portal

  • Teacher Dashboard

  • Document Storage

  • Built-in Course Authoring

Starting from

$50/month

Value for money

4.8

0.2

4.6

What users say about Classe365's value for money

We can manage our business needs fluently. Customer care team are very nice ! they are good listener, they interact solve any issue if it was critical or help the customer.

BO

Bilal O.

We have been absolutely thrilled that we finally made the right decision to go with Classe. This is a revolutionary product suited for single or multi-campus education institutions.

RL

Rodrigo L.

SmartClass

4.9
(9)

Classroom and information management for schools

Features

Total

52

75

125

features in common

52

features in common

SmartClass' unique features

  • Dashboard Creation

  • SMS Messaging

  • Multi-Language

  • ERP

SCL's unique features

  • Teacher Dashboard

  • Accounting

  • Billing & Invoicing

  • Breakout Rooms

EDUHAPPY

4.3
(12)

School LMS designed for all learning & education processes

Features

Total

52

58

125

features in common

52

features in common

EDUHAPPY's unique features

  • Individualized Assessments

  • Scheduled / Automated Reports

  • Content Library

  • Event Scheduling

SCL's unique features

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Email Management

  • Chat/Messaging

  • Library Management

itslearning

4.1
(17)

Learning management tool for the education sector

Features

Total

54

79

125

features in common

54

features in common

itslearning's unique features

  • Task Progress Tracking

  • Feedback Management

  • Individualized Assessments

  • Status Tracking

SCL's unique features

  • Calendar Management

  • Email Management

  • Chat/Messaging

  • Breakout Rooms

Value for money

3.6

1.0

4.6

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.

MyClassCampus

4.8
(38)

School administration software for educational institutions

Features

Total

53

90

125

features in common

53

features in common

MyClassCampus' unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Financial Aid Management

  • Scoring

  • Cafeteria Management

SCL's unique features

  • Teacher Dashboard

  • Accounting

  • API

  • Blended Learning

Value for money

4.7

0.1

4.6

What users say about MyClassCampus' value for money

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

SH

Sagar H.

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.

Edumarshal

(0)

Cloud-based ERP system for educational institutions

Features

Total

74

104

125

features in common

74

features in common

Edumarshal's unique features

  • SSL Security

  • Real Time Analytics

  • Content Management

  • Job Application Management

SCL's unique features

  • Email Management

  • Calendar Management

  • Event Calendar

  • API

Classter

4.6
(34)

All-in-one Student & Learning Management System

Features

Total

65

94

125

features in common

65

features in common

Classter's unique features

  • Promotions Management

  • Configuration Management

  • Customizable Branding

  • Customizable Templates

SCL's unique features

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Tests/Assessments

  • Video Call Recording

  • Presentation Streaming

Starting from

50/month

Value for money

4.4

0.2

4.6

What users say about Classter's value for money

It is a very robust tool, it has allowed us to establish more effective work methodologies and we are pleasantly satisfied with its functionality.

omar r.

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

5.0
(1)

Class management for educational organizations

Features

Total

44

59

125

features in common

44

features in common

DreamClass' unique features

  • Scoring

  • Scheduling

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Individualized Assessments

SCL's unique features

  • Real-Time Chat

  • Tests/Assessments

  • Assignment Management

  • Conferencing

SchoolCues

4.8
(33)

All-in-one school management system for small schools

Features

Total

29

32

125

features in common

29

features in common

SchoolCues' unique features

  • Financial Aid Management

  • Remote Access/Control

  • Individualized Assessments

SCL's unique features

  • Discipline Management

  • Calendar Management

  • Performance Metrics

  • Progress Tracking

Starting from

$1/month

Value for money

4.9

0.3

4.6

What users say about SchoolCues' value for money

The support team is very responsive. The customer service is outstanding and the product is affordable for small schools.

RS

Rupali S.

The software is very easy to use and navigate and provides a very comprehensive platform for our school. The tutorials are super easy to navigate and provides continuous support.

KG

Kate G.

MNprogram

3.5
(2)

Sales management software for legal and medical industries

Features

Total

52

204

125

features in common

52

features in common

MNprogram's unique features

  • Audience Targeting

  • Waiting Time Tracking

  • Grade Management

  • Member Management

SCL's unique features

  • Data Import/Export

  • Mobile Learning

  • Chat/Messaging

  • Library Management

Idukay

(0)

Academic management software for K–12 schools in Ecuador

Features

Total

23

31

125

features in common

23

features in common

Idukay's unique features

  • Skill Testing

  • Task Management

  • Monitoring

  • Third Party Integrations

SCL's unique features

  • eLearning Companies

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Built-in LMS

Gradelink

4.7
(501)

Cloud-based school administration software

Features

Total

49

57

125

features in common

49

features in common

Gradelink's unique features

  • For Labs

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Scheduled / Automated Reports

  • Ad hoc Reporting

SCL's unique features

  • Skills Assessment

  • Real Time Notifications

  • Corporate/Business

  • Colleges / Universities

Starting from

$97/month

Value for money

4.7

0.1

4.6

What users say about Gradelink's value for money

The amazing service gradelink offer is wonderful and the technical support team behind it are great people. They reply to my calls right away and are patients to slove my issue in knowledgable way.

NR

Nuha R.

It is very user friendly and affordable for small schools. Notable: Teacher Pages which have been very Covid Friendly, great report section and parent friendly app.

LM

Loraine M.

PCR Educator

4.7
(18)

Integrated Web-Based School Information Management Solution

Features

Total

44

77

125

features in common

44

features in common

PCR Educator's unique features

  • Grade Management

  • Pledge Management

  • For Private Schools

  • Completion Tracking

SCL's unique features

  • Contact Database

  • Calendar Management

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Conferencing

MyStudentsProgress.com

4.5
(159)

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

Features

Total

39

52

125

features in common

39

features in common

MyStudentsProgress.com's unique features

  • Donor Management

  • Historical Reporting

  • Housing Management

  • Cafeteria Management

SCL's unique features

  • Synchronous Learning

  • Teacher Dashboard

  • Newsletter Management

  • Interactive Whiteboard

Starting from

$20/month

Value for money

4.6
4.6

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

This is one of the more affordable solutions we found for our school. The customization for our report cards and transcripts was excellent.

JS

Jonathan S.

It gives good information it tells about the software and gives good progress about students and the work.

TJ

TAmika J.

SchoolMint

4.7
(27)

Registration, enrollment & administration for K-12 schools

Features

Total

33

57

125

features in common

33

features in common

SchoolMint's unique features

  • Audit Trail

  • Customizable Templates

  • Data Verification

  • Status Tracking

SCL's unique features

  • Faculty/Staff Management

  • Course Tracking

  • Video Support

  • Whiteboard

Value for money

4.5

0.1

4.6

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.

Administrator's Plus

4.1
(63)

Cloud based student information management software

Features

Total

32

45

125

features in common

32

features in common

Administrator's Plus' unique features

  • Customizable Forms

  • Financial Aid Management

  • Customization

  • Real Time Monitoring

SCL's unique features

  • Activity Tracking

  • Teacher Dashboard

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Skills Assessment

Value for money

4.0

0.6

4.6

What users say about Administrator's Plus' value for money

At our school we currently use both their AdminPlus (which is terrible) and their PortalsPlus including gradebook (which is a decent system, if you didn't have to suffer through AdminPlus).

JH

Joseph H.

It will 100% fit your budget as compared to any other system with the features Rediker has. Also their Support and Cloud Services and Sales teams were just awesome and responsive during Covid.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

iGradePlus

4.7
(247)

Online gradebook & school management system

Features

Total

40

53

125

features in common

40

features in common

iGradePlus' unique features

  • Commenting/Notes

  • Customizable Templates

  • Incident Management

  • Event Logs

SCL's unique features

  • Polls/Voting

  • Teacher Dashboard

  • Mobile Learning

  • Presentation Streaming

Starting from

$4/year

Value for money

4.9

0.3

4.6

What users say about iGradePlus' value for money

For that and the creative team behind the product, we are grateful and recommend the product to anyone looking for a basic LMS system.

KV

Kathy V.

The support team is wonderful, pricing is amazing, overall it makes grading and managing students easy.

AG

Ashley G.

MilGrasp

(0)

Future Education Institute Management System

Features

Total

35

57

125

features in common

35

features in common

MilGrasp's unique features

  • Financial Aid Management

  • For Private Schools

  • Visual Analytics

  • Multi-Channel Communication

SCL's unique features

  • Learner Portal

  • Teacher Dashboard

  • Special Education

  • Built-in Course Authoring

Edsby

4.3
(138)

The K-12 LMS of the future, today

Features

Total

76

104

125

features in common

76

features in common

Edsby's unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Personalization

  • Skill Testing

  • Scheduling

SCL's unique features

  • Parent/Student Portal

  • Electronic Payments

  • Electronic Assignments & Tests

  • Facility Management

Value for money

4.3

0.3

4.6

What users say about Edsby's value for money

The app is continuing to improve. It is nice to now have a better format of the app parents of our school are much more pleased with the app as most use that system.

KJ

Kimberly J.

In addition to being a very useful learning management tool, Edsby helps members of our school community keep in touch with one another and celebrate each other's successes.

MB

Marlene B.

PraxiSchool

4.6
(34)

Cloud-based school management software

Features

Total

44

64

125

features in common

44

features in common

PraxiSchool's unique features

  • Purchasing & Receiving

  • General Ledger

  • Grade Management

  • Training Management

SCL's unique features

  • Evaluation Management

  • Calendar Management

  • Assignment Management

  • Conferencing

Starting from

$145/month

Value for money

4.7

0.1

4.6

What users say about PraxiSchool's value for money

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.

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.

CANVAS

4.5
(2,1k)

#1 Learning Management System for Educational Institutions

Features

Total

51

74

125

features in common

51

features in common

CANVAS's unique features

  • Course Authoring

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Remote Access/Control

  • Individualized Assessments

SCL's unique features

  • Electronic Payments

  • Email Management

  • Reporting/Analytics

  • Class Scheduling

Value for money

4.5

0.1

4.6

What users say about CANVAS's value for money

Canvas has a great overview page and is nice that all of your materials are in one place. I appreciated that it was the main form of communication, document location & even some quizzes and tests.

ML

Maria L.

Nothing is intuitive, it's extremely hard to change or fix a mistake on an assignment if you make a mistake, grade syncing with our electronic gradebook is very glitchy.

LD

Lorri D.

Campus Cafe

4.9
(9)

Leading student management for higher education

Features

Total

32

52

125

features in common

32

features in common

Campus Cafe's unique features

  • Auto-Responders

  • Purchasing & Receiving

  • Scheduling

  • Alumni Management

SCL's unique features

  • Automated Scheduling

  • Teacher Dashboard

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Skills Assessment

STARS

4.6
(14)

Cloud based campus management solution

Features

Total

27

48

125

features in common

27

features in common

STARS's unique features

  • Recruitment Management

  • Financial Aid Management

  • Scheduling

  • Audit Management

SCL's unique features

  • Support Audio/Images/Video

  • Course Tracking

  • Video Support

  • Skills Assessment

Starting from

$199/month

Value for money

4.0

0.6

4.6

What users say about STARS's value for money

The reporting abilities of the system are outstanding and the customization options regarding querying the data are simple yet diverse and abundant. The customer support is amazing.

KH

Karen H.

They have outstanding support for any issues that may arise, or help with training.

CL

Christine L.

CollegeOne Suite

4.4
(5)

EVERYTHING YOUR SCHOOL NEEDS IN ONE PLACE

Features

Total

58

80

125

features in common

58

features in common

CollegeOne Suite's unique features

  • General Ledger

  • Employee Profiles

  • Projections

  • LMS Integration (LTI)

SCL's unique features

  • Calendar Management

  • Document Storage

  • Leave Tracking

  • Document Management

Schoology

4.4
(368)

LMS for teachers and school administrators

Features

Total

41

47

125

features in common

41

features in common

Schoology's unique features

  • Gamification

  • Skill Testing

  • Remote Access/Control

  • Learning Paths/Tracks

SCL's unique features

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Calendar Management

  • Attendance Management

  • Conferencing

Value for money

4.5

0.1

4.6

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.

Veracross

4.1
(10)

Integrated, web-based school information system

Features

Total

38

76

125

features in common

38

features in common

Veracross' unique features

  • Accounting Integration

  • Event Management

  • Multi-Channel Communication

  • Pipeline Reports

SCL's unique features

  • Polls/Voting

  • Classroom Management

  • Video Support

  • Interactive Whiteboard

Value for money

3.7

0.9

4.6

What users say about Veracross' value for money

Parents can often pay the wrong invoice by accident. Once a payment is applied, it's a bit difficult to reapply that payment to another invoice.

RR

Reanna R.

I suspect a non-accountant designed this part of the software and is why the flow of information is so poorly executed.

kb

kim b.

Vision SIS

4.7
(19)

School administration & student information system

Features

Total

44

53

125

features in common

44

features in common

Vision SIS's unique features

  • Task Management

  • Trend Analysis

  • Policy Management

  • Cafeteria Management

SCL's unique features

  • Evaluation Management

  • Calendar Management

  • Course Management

  • Conferencing

Value for money

4.6
4.6

What users say about Vision SIS's value for money

Our nurses love it because it helps organize their reports and tracks students with ease. Although I gave the ease of use 4/5 stars, MMS is relatively easy to navigate once one knows what to do.

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.

SchoolBrains

3.5
(11)

Web based student information system

Features

Total

29

39

125

features in common

29

features in common

SchoolBrains' unique features

  • Individualized Assessments

  • Alerts / Escalation

  • Planning Tools

  • Website Integration

SCL's unique features

  • Automated Scheduling

  • Classroom Management

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Raise Hand

Starting from

$200

Value for money

3.6

1.0

4.6

What users say about SchoolBrains' value for money

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.

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.

Fedena

4.1
(16)

Comprehensive College & School Management Software

Features

Total

51

90

125

features in common

51

features in common

Fedena's unique features

  • Behavior Tracking

  • Personalization

  • Single Sign On

  • Financial Analysis

SCL's unique features

  • Course Tracking

  • Corporate/Business

  • Student Management

  • Class Registration

Starting from

$1,299/year

Value for money

3.6

1.0

4.6

What users say about Fedena's value for money

It is easy to use, nice work flow as well as good customer support. It is easy to use, nice work flow as well as good customer support.

Ibrahim M.

I feel proud and happy to use fedena for our educational institution. Customer support and follow up is really great.

SS

Sridharan S.

BigSIS

4.5
(15)

BigSIS is a modern, highly customizable fully integrated SIS

Features

Total

49

73

125

features in common

49

features in common

BigSIS's unique features

  • Single Sign On

  • Access Controls/Permissions

  • Resource Management

  • Reminders

SCL's unique features

  • Skills Assessment

  • Tests/Assessments

  • Corporate/Business

  • Role-Based Permissions

Starting from

$99/month

Value for money

4.6
4.6

What users say about BigSIS's value for money

Online portals improve our school communications and parents like the real-time directory and access to forms and student reports. Teachers love the portals for ease of writing reports online.

LW

Lori W.

Fairly robust for the money, increasing ease of use and functionality, awesome customer service.

TP

Tamara P.

MAESTRO SIS

4.5
(14)

Cloud-based school management solution

Features

Total

46

58

125

features in common

46

features in common

MAESTRO SIS's unique features

  • Remote Access/Control

  • Historical Reporting

  • Scoring

  • PCI Compliance

SCL's unique features

  • Curve Scores

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Assignment Management

  • Conferencing

Value for money

4.5

0.1

4.6

What users say about MAESTRO SIS's value for money

The entire team is awesome and always attentive and responsive to delivering the highest quality customer service. They treat me like family.

RN

Rochelle N.

With the number of customizations and LTI connections, we will have a more user-friendly and robust SIS than before. Maestro was responsive and helpful in addressing our unique needs.

DD

Dr. Daniel H.