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Smartcare

3.8
(275)

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Your cloud-based, child care center management software

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Procare Solutions logo

Procare Solutions

4.6
(1.4K)

The #1 name in child care management software

Features

Total

Procare Solutions logo
Smartcare logo

37

43

42

features in common

37

features in common

Procare Solutions logo

Procare Solutions' unique features

  • Document Storage

  • Records Management

  • Self Service Portal

  • Event Calendar

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Customer Accounts

  • API

  • Client Portal

  • Mailing List Management

Pricing

Value for money

Procare Solutions logo
4.5

0.8

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about Procare Solutions' value for money

I love that we can track how our younger children are eating and when they are being changed. I love love the updates from the teachers.
The best thing about Procare is that it is user friendly. The support website is a great tool.

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HiMama logo

HiMama

4.6
(3.4K)

Child care app for documentation and parent engagement

Features

Total

HiMama logo
Smartcare logo

35

42

42

features in common

35

features in common

HiMama logo

HiMama's unique features

  • Event Calendar

  • Email Management

  • Records Management

  • Live Chat

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Mailing List Management

  • Class Scheduling

  • Activity Tracking

  • Reporting & Statistics

Pricing

Value for money

HiMama logo
4.6

0.9

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about HiMama's value for money

It’s any parent’s dream come true. Plus it’s a user friendly app that guides you through the process of finding a good day care for your children.
I really loved the amount of tools and reports also the functionalities HiMama provides. The price in comparison to the return value to outstanding and very commendable.

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Sandbox ChildCare Management logo

Sandbox ChildCare Management

4.9
(103)

All-in-One Child Care Management Software

Features

Total

Sandbox ChildCare Management logo
Smartcare logo

38

51

42

features in common

38

features in common

Sandbox ChildCare Management logo

Sandbox ChildCare Management's unique features

  • Data Import/Export

  • Student Information/Records

  • Live Chat

  • Records Management

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Mailing List Management

  • Customizable Reports

  • API

Pricing

Starting from

$59/month

Value for money

Sandbox ChildCare Management logo
4.9

1.2

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about Sandbox ChildCare Management's value for money

Love the Parent Portal feature and ease of registration. We love being able to communicate with parents and send pictures to them throughout the day.
Sandbox Software is easy to use and the customer service is outstanding. Records and data are compiled in an easy format to learn and use.

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brightwheel logo

brightwheel

4.7
(2.9K)

Childcare Center, Daycare, and Preschool Management Software

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Total

brightwheel logo
Smartcare logo

31

49

42

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31

features in common

brightwheel logo

brightwheel's unique features

  • Special Education

  • Independent/Private

  • Event Calendar

  • Video Support

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Invoice Management

  • Electronic Signature

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Mailing List Management

Pricing

Value for money

brightwheel logo
4.5

0.8

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about brightwheel's value for money

I love that it is easy to navigate and allows users to control the settings. I rarely have glitches and if I do the customer support is excellent.
Ease of use, great features and most of all our families love it. Brightwheel is such an amazing app to have especially in this post covid world.

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Alliance CORE logo

Alliance CORE

4.5
(54)

Daycare software

Features

Total

Alliance CORE logo
Smartcare logo

39

45

42

features in common

39

features in common

Alliance CORE logo

Alliance CORE's unique features

  • Event Calendar

  • Records Management

  • Email Management

  • Self Service Portal

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Calendar Management

  • Reminders

  • Member Database

Pricing

Starting from

$25/month

Value for money

Alliance CORE logo
4.7

1.0

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about Alliance CORE's value for money

I like the easy onboarding process. I love the fact that I can utilize the system for Child Care Licensing Auditing.
I like that it helps with my organization of data. I like that if need be (such as in a pandemic), I can just give licensing access to check out documents virtually.

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EZCare logo

EZCare

4.5
(162)

EZCare makes managing your program easy.

Features

Total

EZCare logo
Smartcare logo

23

26

42

features in common

23

features in common

EZCare logo

EZCare's unique features

  • Video Support

  • Live Chat

  • Email Management

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Electronic Signature

  • Summary Reports

  • Reporting & Statistics

Pricing

Value for money

EZCare logo
4.5

0.8

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about EZCare's value for money

Overall the program is outstanding, The training provided is top notch. This program will benefit your program greatly.
The price is fantastic for the quality of customer service and for the functionality of the product.

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KinderPass logo

KinderPass

4.8
(4)

Happier childcare starts with simpler software.

Features

Total

KinderPass logo
Smartcare logo

36

42

42

features in common

36

features in common

KinderPass logo

KinderPass' unique features

  • Real-time Updates

  • Email Management

  • Records Management

  • Document Storage

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Meal / Nutrition Management

  • Electronic Payments

  • Credit Card Processing

  • Electronic Signature

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Daily Connect logo

Daily Connect

4.8
(224)

Your essential childcare app

Features

Total

Daily Connect logo
Smartcare logo

23

27

42

features in common

23

features in common

Daily Connect logo

Daily Connect's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Event Calendar

  • Document Storage

  • Email Management

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Class Scheduling

  • Credit Card Processing

  • Electronic Payments

Pricing

Starting from

$8.99/month

Value for money

Daily Connect logo
4.8

1.1

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about Daily Connect's value for money

It’s super fast and effective for daycare owners to provide updates to families. It’s amazing as parents don’t need to pay to access the information, and it’s a very low monthly fee for providers.
Ease of use and customer service are big plusses with this app. It's very user friendly, and constantly being made better - adding new great features.

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Kids Hub logo

Kids Hub

(0)

Child care management tool for handling attendance & billing

Features

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Kids Hub logo
Smartcare logo

41

46

42

features in common

41

features in common

Kids Hub logo

Kids Hub's unique features

  • Self Service Portal

  • Email Management

  • Records Management

  • Document Storage

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique feature

  • API

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LifeCubby logo

LifeCubby

4.3
(2.7K)

Child care management & parent engagement platform

Features

Total

LifeCubby logo
Smartcare logo

35

47

42

features in common

35

features in common

LifeCubby logo

LifeCubby's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Real-time Updates

  • Video Support

  • Learning Management

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • API

  • Data Security

  • Credit Card Processing

  • Electronic Signature

Pricing

Starting from

$30/month

Value for money

LifeCubby logo
4.4

0.7

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about LifeCubby's value for money

The video training is really helpful and makes it user friendly. Anytime we have called for assistance, the reps have been extremely friendly and helpful.
I helped implement this in my center when I worked for ELI. I loved it as an administrator, and now I love the software as a parent.

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Kangarootime logo

Kangarootime

4.4
(78)

The leading all-in-one childcare management software.

Features

Total

Kangarootime logo
Smartcare logo

26

29

42

features in common

26

features in common

Kangarootime logo

Kangarootime's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Live Chat

  • Self Service Portal

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Electronic Signature

  • Contact Database

  • Reporting & Statistics

Pricing

Value for money

Kangarootime logo
4.4

0.7

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about Kangarootime's value for money

We truly enjoy using Kangarootime, it is very user friendly, our parents are very happy with the app and all its features.
KangarooTime helps us communicate effectively with our parents, and organize our tuition and paperwork. We love the checking in and out feature.

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Kindertales logo

Kindertales

5.0
(3)

Childcare Center, Daycare, and Preschool Management Software

Features

Total

Kindertales logo
Smartcare logo

42

53

42

features in common

42

features in common

Kindertales logo

Kindertales' unique features

  • Email Management

  • Video Support

  • Data Import/Export

  • Real-time Updates

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • No unique features

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Prime Child Care logo

Prime Child Care

4.8
(6)

Truly comprehensive software for childcare providers

Features

Total

Prime Child Care logo
Smartcare logo

32

34

42

features in common

32

features in common

Prime Child Care logo

Prime Child Care's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Self Service Portal

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Summary Reports

  • Reminders

  • Credit Card Processing

  • Real Time Reporting

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Cheqdin logo

Cheqdin

4.7
(32)

A revolutionary management solution for childcare centres

Features

Total

Cheqdin logo
Smartcare logo

37

47

42

features in common

37

features in common

Cheqdin logo

Cheqdin's unique features

  • Real-time Updates

  • Records Management

  • Customizable Branding

  • Email Management

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Customer Accounts

  • Milestone Tracking

  • Class Scheduling

  • Credit Card Processing

Pricing

Starting from

$0/month

Value for money

Cheqdin logo
4.7

1.0

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about Cheqdin's value for money

Great for the staff on site; improving functionality behind the scenes; fantastic customer service.
I am very happy with its functionality. It's easy to use, and helps to have peace of mind knowing the exact time when my son was picked from school and brought to the childcare club.

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Learning Clubhouse logo

Learning Clubhouse

5.0
(1)

Customizable childcare management software

Features

Total

Learning Clubhouse logo
Smartcare logo

22

37

42

features in common

22

features in common

Learning Clubhouse logo

Learning Clubhouse's unique features

  • Self Service Portal

  • Online Calendar

  • Event Calendar

  • Faculty/Staff Management

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Electronic Payments

  • Mailing List Management

  • Electronic Signature

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Storypark logo

Storypark

4.6
(338)

Child care management software for educators

Features

Total

Storypark logo
Smartcare logo

17

21

42

features in common

17

features in common

Storypark logo

Storypark's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Live Chat

  • Real-time Updates

  • Document Storage

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Attendance Management

  • Electronic Payments

  • Wait List Management

  • Electronic Signature

Pricing

Starting from

$0

Value for money

Storypark logo
4.7

1.0

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about Storypark's value for money

I like this platform because it is having very great features and for child learning with unique and creative manner.
What I like most about this software very helpful and useful. You can find so many ideas to improve relationship with kids.

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EdOptim logo

EdOptim

(0)

Student management system with integrated LMS

Features

Total

EdOptim logo
Smartcare logo

23

28

42

features in common

23

features in common

EdOptim logo

EdOptim's unique features

  • Live Chat

  • Self Service Portal

  • Event Calendar

  • Document Storage

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Milestone Tracking

  • Electronic Payments

  • API

  • Calendar Management

Categories in common

ChildWatch logo

ChildWatch

4.5
(17)

Business management software for childcare centers

Features

Total

ChildWatch logo
Smartcare logo

39

45

42

features in common

39

features in common

ChildWatch logo

ChildWatch's unique features

  • Event Calendar

  • Video Support

  • Records Management

  • Self Service Portal

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Milestone Tracking

  • Contact Database

  • API

Pricing

Starting from

$69.95/month

Value for money

ChildWatch logo
4.4

0.7

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about ChildWatch's value for money

Childwatch is a great value for the money and is especially great for smaller programs. Each time we had an issue it was very quickly resolved with support from the childwatch team.
The program was very easy to use and get around. The tutorials are a great help.

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iCare logo

iCare

3.9
(16)

Billing & class management software for daycare centers

Features

Total

iCare logo
Smartcare logo

40

48

42

features in common

40

features in common

iCare logo

iCare's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Event Calendar

  • Video Support

  • Live Chat

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • API

  • Mailing List Management

Pricing

Starting from

$50/month

Value for money

iCare logo
3.3

0.4

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about iCare's value for money

Because of ICare, we are able to keep payroll to a minimum and track everything that needs tracking with amazing ease.
They continue to always be right on the leading edge of our ever quickly changing technology. I have been so happy with all aspects of the iCare organization.

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1CoreSolution logo

1CoreSolution

4.5
(23)

Child care center management software

Features

Total

1CoreSolution logo
Smartcare logo

41

64

42

features in common

41

features in common

1CoreSolution logo

1CoreSolution's unique features

  • Email Management

  • Breakout Rooms

  • Screen Sharing

  • Mobile Access

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique feature

  • Student Management

Pricing

Value for money

1CoreSolution logo
4.4

0.7

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about 1CoreSolution's value for money

We do not have any feedback at this time as for anything we like the least about the product. We are very happy at this time with what it offers.
Their customer support is absolutely wonderful to work with, they are responsive and haven't let me down as of yet.

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Famly logo

Famly

4.8
(83)

Famly: Forget ordinary child care software

Features

Total

Famly logo
Smartcare logo

40

47

42

features in common

40

features in common

Famly logo

Famly's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Real-time Updates

  • Video Support

  • Document Storage

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Electronic Signature

  • Mailing List Management

Pricing

Value for money

Famly logo
4.4

0.7

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about Famly's value for money

The app is so easy to use and such a great tool to share information with parents. Beautiful learning journeys for our children including videos that they will look back on.
Overall we have had a great experience the past year, we hope for a long and positive relationship.

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Illumine logo

Illumine

4.4
(102)

Childcare app for digital management & parent communication.

Features

Total

Illumine logo
Smartcare logo

38

69

42

features in common

38

features in common

Illumine logo

Illumine's unique features

  • Contact Management

  • Real Time Notifications

  • Online Calendar

  • Tests/Assessments

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Electronic Signature

  • Customer Accounts

  • Customizable Reports

  • Real Time Monitoring

Pricing

Value for money

Illumine logo
4.3

0.6

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about Illumine's value for money

Illumine was easy to use and very convenient. I love that I can communicate with the school efficiently and effectively.
Overall is is great , good initiative to consolidate all of the schol information at one place. In short this is like an ERP system for schools.

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PREto3 logo

PREto3

4.4
(28)

Simple and affordable Child Care Center Management Software

Features

Total

PREto3 logo
Smartcare logo

26

30

42

features in common

26

features in common

PREto3 logo

PREto3's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Self Service Portal

  • Real-time Updates

  • Event Calendar

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Milestone Tracking

  • Electronic Payments

  • Contact Database

  • Electronic Signature

Pricing

Starting from

$0.99/month

Value for money

PREto3 logo
4.6

0.9

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about PREto3's value for money

Great support staff, great energy and very knowledgable in the early education sector. I love the new online enrollment and payment system, making payment and registration so much easier.
I love that there’s more features to keep records of immunization and also a better looking interface makes it more fun to use.

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Sawyer logo

Sawyer

4.5
(270)

Class management software for kids activity providers

Features

Total

Sawyer logo
Smartcare logo

30

98

42

features in common

30

features in common

Sawyer logo

Sawyer's unique features

  • Point of Sale (POS)

  • Recurring/Subscription Billing

  • Parent/Student Portal

  • Event Scheduling

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Milestone Tracking

  • Electronic Signature

  • Daily Reports

  • Self Check-in/Check-out

Pricing

Value for money

Sawyer logo
4.5

0.8

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about Sawyer's value for money

Customer service is very responsive and friendly. Color scheme/design of software is nice.
Love the comprehensive scheduling capabilities and the way it works with my website.

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CRAFTS (Childcare Records, Attendance, & Financial Tracking System) logo

CRAFTS (Childcare Records, Attendance, & Financial Tracking System)

4.8
(10)

Operations management for childcare

Features

Total

CRAFTS (Childcare Records, Attendance, & Financial Tracking System) logo
Smartcare logo

36

42

42

features in common

36

features in common

CRAFTS (Childcare Records, Attendance, & Financial Tracking System) logo

CRAFTS (Childcare Records, Attendance, & Financial Tracking System)'s unique features

  • Self Service Portal

  • Document Storage

  • Email Management

  • Event Calendar

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Customizable Reports

  • Electronic Signature

Categories in common

SchoolCare Works logo

SchoolCare Works

5.0
(1)

Before and after school management software by Procare

Features

Total

SchoolCare Works logo
Smartcare logo

25

27

42

features in common

25

features in common

SchoolCare Works logo

SchoolCare Works' unique features

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Customizable Forms

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Electronic Signature

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Reporting & Statistics

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Enrollsy logo

Enrollsy

5.0
(24)

Cloud-based classroom & enrollment management

Features

Total

Enrollsy logo
Smartcare logo

31

62

42

features in common

31

features in common

Enrollsy logo

Enrollsy's unique features

  • Transaction History

  • Marketing Automation

  • Customer Management

  • Client Management

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Summary Reports

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Class Scheduling

  • Activity Tracking

Pricing

Starting from

$80/month

Value for money

Enrollsy logo
5.0

1.3

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about Enrollsy's value for money

This has elevated the customer experience, the teacher experience, and our financial capabilities. I am super excited to not have to merge any more letters or receipts anymore.
Their customer service is superb and I am so grateful for this software in my life to make running my preschool much easier.

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Eliis logo

Eliis

4.8
(4)

User-friendly and secure kindergarten platfrom

Features

Total

Eliis logo
Smartcare logo

32

38

42

features in common

32

features in common

Eliis logo

Eliis' unique features

  • Event Calendar

  • Email Management

  • Records Management

  • Document Storage

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Payment Processing

  • Reminders

  • Billing & Invoicing

  • Electronic Payments

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Regpack logo

Regpack

4.4
(318)

Web based software for online registration and payments.

Features

Total

Regpack logo
Smartcare logo

37

166

42

features in common

37

features in common

Regpack logo

Regpack's unique features

  • Class Registration

  • Practice Log

  • Multi-Currency

  • Grant Management

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Employee Management

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Meal / Nutrition Management

Pricing

Starting from

$125/month

Value for money

Regpack logo
4.4

0.7

Smartcare logo
3.7

What users say about Regpack's value for money

This is awesome given that we are a nonprofit and host many different classes, camps, workshops, and events. I also love the ease of access when creating discount codes, etc.
And - where and when we do hit speed bumps - RegPack's team have always been at the ready to hold our hands and walk us through. They are super helpful, super responsive, and proactive at every step.

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Playground logo

Playground

4.7
(7)

Making excellent childcare accessible to everyone!

Features

Total

Playground logo
Smartcare logo

36

52

42

features in common

36

features in common

Playground logo

Playground's unique features

  • Email Management

  • Real-time Updates

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Reporting/Analytics

Smartcare logo

Smartcare's unique features

  • Meal / Nutrition Management

  • Class Scheduling

  • API

  • Calendar Management

Categories in common