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STARS Alternatives

How do STARS alternatives compare?

Campus Cafe and Alma stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing STARS to its top 100 alternatives, Admit Video has the highest rating, with STEAMS ONLINE as the runner-up, and STARS ranking 50th place. Acuity Scheduling has the most reviews with a total of 4,558, while STARS has 14. Users say PowerVista RollCall tops the list for value for money followed by CollegeOne, while STARS comes in 84th. Users also say Admit Video and STEAMS ONLINE are the easiest to use, while STARS takes 42nd place.


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Top 100 alternatives

Campus Cafe

4.9
(9)

Leading Student Management for Higher Education

Features

Total

17

20

21

features in common

17

features in common

Campus Cafe's unique features

  • Activity Tracking

  • Receiving

  • Billing & Invoicing

STARS's unique features

  • 360 Degree Feedback

  • CRM Integration

  • Label Printing

  • Mobile Integration

Alma

4.3
(254)

Empower progress. Spark potential.

Pricing

Value for money

4.2

0.2

4.0

What users say about Alma's value for money

I loved that our district made a deal to get a group purchase for ALMA so it made the price just perfect for us. ALMA looks beautiful and is an excellent tool.

JN

Jacob N.

We had previously used Gradelink and we're happy with it until the price went up drastically. We searched for an alternative and found Alma and are so glad.

PR

Patsy R.

Total

6

46

21

features in common

6

features in common

Alma's unique features

  • Ad hoc Reporting

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Progress Reports

  • Single Sign On

STARS's unique features

  • Auto-Responders

  • 360 Degree Feedback

  • Job Management

  • Financial Management

PraxiSchool

4.6
(34)

Cloud-based school management software

Pricing

Value for money

4.7

0.7

4.0

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.

The ease of set-up, high quality training and detailed resources for help. It also fits in our budget.

RR

Reid R.

Total

3

17

21

features in common

3

features in common

PraxiSchool's unique features

  • Summary Reports

  • Training Management

  • SSL Security

  • Electronic Payments

STARS's unique features

  • POS

  • Budgeting

  • API

  • Job Management

Administrator's Plus

4.1
(62)

Cloud based student information management software

Pricing

Value for money

4.0
4.0

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

One of the Best Integrated Options Available and at a Reasonable Price.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Every penny we save counts. We have been using Administrators Plus software since 1991.

AW

Alba W.

Total

5

17

21

features in common

5

features in common

Administrator's Plus' unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Class Scheduling

  • Inventory Tracking

STARS's unique features

  • Auto-Responders

  • 360 Degree Feedback

  • Help Desk Management

  • POS

SchoolBrains

3.5
(11)

Web based student information system

Pricing

Value for money

3.6

0.4

4.0

What users say about SchoolBrains' value for money

SchoolBrains has custom reports, solid state reporting that saved us a lot of time. Functionality, service, price...all A.

FS

Francis S.

SchoolBrains saved us money up front and continues to be a smart long-term investment for our district.

WV

Willis V.

Total

2

21

21

features in common

2

features in common

SchoolBrains' unique features

  • Planning Tools

  • Data Storage Management

  • Custom Forms

  • Role-Based Permissions

STARS's unique features

  • Mobile Integration

  • Auditing

  • Ad hoc Query

  • General Ledger

PowerVista RollCall

4.4
(12)

On premise campus management and administration solution

Pricing

Starting from

$4000

Value for money

5.0

1.0

4.0

What users say about PowerVista RollCall's value for money

RollCall is the best investment we have made in technology in the last few years. It can improve the quality of your database significantly by concentrating all the information here.

ap

ana p.

RollCall is the best investment we have made in technology in the last few years.

ap

ana p.

Total

5

18

21

features in common

5

features in common

PowerVista RollCall's unique features

  • Class Scheduling

  • Communication Management

  • Assessment Management

  • Labeling

STARS's unique features

  • Attendance Management

  • 360 Degree Feedback

  • General Ledger

  • POS

EMPOWER SIS

3.9
(9)

Web based student information system

Features

Total

5

22

21

features in common

5

features in common

EMPOWER SIS's unique features

  • Billing & Invoicing

  • Applications Management

  • Receiving

  • Single Sign On

STARS's unique features

  • Auto-Responders

  • 360 Degree Feedback

  • Help Desk Management

  • POS

Populi

4.5
(56)

Cloud based college management solution for colleges

Pricing

Starting from

$199/month

Value for money

4.7

0.7

4.0

What users say about Populi's value for money

I had the pleasure of working with Populi for five years when I worked at a small private college. We were looking for cost-effective college management software that fit our needs.

JM

Jeremiah M.

Populi has seamlessly grown with us. They continue to improve the product and provide additional services, and so far, have not raised the price.

JA

Jason A.

Total

11

14

21

features in common

11

features in common

Populi's unique features

  • Learning Management

  • SSL Security

  • Automatic Backup

STARS's unique features

  • CRM Integration

  • 360 Degree Feedback

  • Accounting Management

  • Mobile Integration

Collegix

(0)

Hosted campus management and administration solution

Features

Total

5

18

21

features in common

5

features in common

Collegix's unique features

  • Class Scheduling

  • Communication Management

  • Asset Lifecycle Management

  • Event Calendar

STARS's unique features

  • Attendance Management

  • 360 Degree Feedback

  • General Ledger

  • POS

NEO LMS

4.5
(36)

LMS for schools, universities, and school districts

Pricing

Starting from

$0.05/month

Value for money

4.4

0.4

4.0

What users say about NEO LMS's value for money

Just an excellent tool to manage the teaching and learning environment - and cost effective as well.

RP

Rick P.

NEO LMS is easy to use, offers competitive prices and its support has short response time.

PW

Peter W.

Total

2

14

21

features in common

2

features in common

NEO LMS's unique features

  • Student Management

  • Instant Messaging

  • Projections

  • Conferencing

STARS's unique features

  • POS

  • Budgeting

  • Ad hoc Query

  • Job Management

Destiny One

3.9
(34)

Cloud-based student lifecycle management solution

Pricing

Value for money

3.5

0.5

4.0

What users say about Destiny One's value for money

This has been revenue generating for our extension units, but has also provided various benefits to our course managers.

TM

Traci M.

Additional features cost more. Out of the box package was very limited and not customizable with out a fee.

CB

Cheryl B.

Total

4

39

21

features in common

4

features in common

Destiny One's unique features

  • Communication Management

  • Reminders

  • SMS Integration

  • Surveys & Feedback

STARS's unique features

  • Attendance Tracking

  • Employee Portal

  • Mobile Integration

  • Auto-Responders

Classe365

4.9
(91)

Student management software for education institutions

Pricing

Starting from

$50/month

Value for money

4.8

0.8

4.0

What users say about Classe365's value for money

We love having a complete school management system at an affordable cost.

KM

Kylie M.

The fact that it is web-based, makes it very useful, always available and very affordable. The price beats any other competitor.

DP

Dionnis P.

Total

4

35

21

features in common

4

features in common

Classe365's unique features

  • Administrative Reporting

  • Active Directory Integration

  • Student Management

  • Electronic Payments

STARS's unique features

  • Attendance Tracking

  • General Ledger

  • Monitoring

  • Calendar Management

MyClassCampus

4.8
(34)

School administration software for educational institutions

Pricing

Starting from

$2/year

Value for money

4.7

0.7

4.0

What users say about MyClassCampus' value for money

Not only is the service expert and fast, they also take time to educate and train you. The price is very competitive.

DN

Duane N.

It is value for money and needs to be used to it's maximum.

GG

Gabby G.

Total

4

38

21

features in common

4

features in common

MyClassCampus' unique features

  • Course Authoring

  • Reminders

  • Summary Reports

  • Transportation Management

STARS's unique features

  • Records Management

  • CRM Integration

  • Mobile Integration

  • Auto-Responders

Classter

4.5
(26)

All-in-one Student & Learning Management System

Pricing

Starting from

€0/month

Value for money

4.5

0.5

4.0

What users say about Classter's value for money

A complete Student Management Information System at a competitive price and excellent support.

PE

Petros E.

It has saved us from time and money. At the same time we have enhance the communication between management, teachers, students and parents.

PE

Petros E.

Total

6

45

21

features in common

6

features in common

Classter's unique features

  • Billing & Invoicing

  • Activity Tracking

  • Payments Disbursement

  • Remote File Access

STARS's unique features

  • Auto-Responders

  • 360 Degree Feedback

  • Job Management

  • Employee Portal

BigSIS

4.5
(15)

BigSIS is a modern, highly customizable fully integrated SIS

Pricing

Value for money

4.6

0.6

4.0

What users say about BigSIS's value for money

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

TP

Tamara P.

Time savings, all data in one spot, very cost effective.

TK

Thomas K.

Total

7

51

21

features in common

7

features in common

BigSIS's unique features

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Assessment Management

  • Permission Management

  • Reporting & Statistics

STARS's unique features

  • Auto-Responders

  • 360 Degree Feedback

  • Label Printing

  • General Ledger

MAESTRO SIS

4.5
(12)

Cloud-based school management solution

Features

Total

4

30

21

features in common

4

features in common

MAESTRO SIS's unique features

  • Communication Management

  • Billing & Invoicing

  • Enrollment Management

  • Document Templates

STARS's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Employee Portal

  • Mobile Integration

  • Auto-Responders

DreamClass

(0)

Class management for educational organizations

Features

Total

3

21

21

features in common

3

features in common

DreamClass' unique features

  • Self Service Portal

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Permission Management

  • Reservations Management

STARS's unique features

  • POS

  • Auto-Responders

  • Ad hoc Query

  • Job Management

MyStudentsProgress.com

4.5
(159)

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

Pricing

Starting from

$20/month

Value for money

4.6

0.6

4.0

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

You are a name that is unique and treating according to your needs. I often wonder how MSP makes any money giving us so much customer service on top of an amazing program.

MB

Matt B.

It fits our budget, it has log-ins for parents, students, teachers, and administrators, customer support has been very good.

MF

Michelle F.

Total

3

21

21

features in common

3

features in common

MyStudentsProgress.com's unique features

  • Receiving

  • History Tracking

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Filtered Views

STARS's unique features

  • POS

  • Auto-Responders

  • Ad hoc Query

  • Job Management

DaySchool

4.5
(11)

Cloud-based school administration solution

Features

Total

1

24

21

features in common

1

features in common

DaySchool's unique features

  • Database Integration

  • Custom Forms

  • Forms Management

  • Volunteer Management

STARS's unique features

  • Mobile Integration

  • Auditing

  • Ad hoc Query

  • Label Printing

CollegeOne

4.4
(5)

EVERYTHING YOUR SCHOOL NEEDS IN ONE PLACE

Features

Total

6

35

21

features in common

6

features in common

CollegeOne's unique features

  • Collaboration Tools

  • Billing & Invoicing

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • HR Management

STARS's unique features

  • Auto-Responders

  • 360 Degree Feedback

  • Label Printing

  • CRM Integration

Gradelink

4.8
(471)

Cloud-based school administration software

Pricing

Starting from

$97/month

Value for money

4.7

0.7

4.0

What users say about Gradelink's value for money

Gradelink has been user friendly and provides us with all that we need to store our student information and communicate with our families at a reasonable price. The customer service has been great.

DH

Debbie H.

We have found Gradelink to be superior to other SIS programs we've used in the past. The cost is more practical and there are very few glitches.

AR

Aimee R.

Total

6

25

21

features in common

6

features in common

Gradelink's unique features

  • Class Scheduling

  • Automated Billing

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Registration Management

STARS's unique features

  • Auto-Responders

  • 360 Degree Feedback

  • Job Management

  • Financial Management

iGradePlus

4.8
(240)

Online gradebook & school management system

Pricing

Starting from

$4/year

Value for money

4.9

0.9

4.0

What users say about iGradePlus' value for money

I have convinced my entire team to switch over to using iGradePlus now and they all love it. It's a very economical method for us to keep up with grades while still being easy and reliable.

AS

Alicia S.

Teachers are comfortable and really like the new features as they are rolled out. Very well priced when we compared to other vendors.

LS

Luis S.

Total

2

29

21

features in common

2

features in common

iGradePlus' unique features

  • Email Integration

  • Data Import/Export

  • Skills Assessment

  • Customizable Reporting

STARS's unique features

  • Mobile Integration

  • Auditing

  • Ad hoc Query

  • General Ledger

Blue

4.7
(30)

Automated feedback collection for development-based programs

Pricing

Starting from

$7500/year

Value for money

4.4

0.4

4.0

What users say about Blue's value for money

Easy to use and customize, outstanding support services, and good value for the money.

ML

Mohammed L.

Awesome features and value for money. Very user friendly user experience.

SM

Sanjay M.

Total

4

27

21

features in common

4

features in common

Blue's unique features

  • Custom Forms

  • Assessment Management

  • Multi-Language

  • Feedback Management

STARS's unique features

  • Attendance Tracking

  • Financial Management

  • Monitoring

  • Budgeting

Blackbaud Award Management

4.5
(28)

Scholarship management and donor reporting for universities

Features

Total

1

26

21

features in common

1

features in common

Blackbaud Award Management's unique features

  • Email Distribution

  • Task Scheduling

  • Customizable Branding

  • Opportunity Management

STARS's unique features

  • Monitoring

  • Auto-Responders

  • Ad hoc Query

  • Mobile Integration

WizeHive

4.8
(109)

Flexible grant & scholarship software to powers your mission

Pricing

Value for money

4.6

0.6

4.0

What users say about WizeHive's value for money

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PC

Pamela C.

The software works consistently, is fairly easy to configure to our needs, is right-sized for our organization, and cost-effective.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Total

5

89

21

features in common

5

features in common

WizeHive's unique features

  • Communication Management

  • Search Functionality

  • Activity Tracking

  • Student Management

STARS's unique features

  • Auto-Responders

  • 360 Degree Feedback

  • Label Printing

  • Attendance Tracking

Element451

4.7
(6)

Cloud-based admission marketing management software

Features

Total

1

57

21

features in common

1

features in common

Element451's unique features

  • Custom Forms

  • Workflow Management

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Customer Segmentation

STARS's unique features

  • Monitoring

  • Auto-Responders

  • Ad hoc Query

  • Mobile Integration

Ynot

(0)

CRM, admissions, and lead management for higher education

Features

Total

1

30

21

features in common

1

features in common

Ynot's unique features

  • Workflow Management

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Pipeline Reports

  • Contact Management

STARS's unique features

  • Monitoring

  • Auditing

  • Ad hoc Query

  • Mobile Integration

Admit Video

5.0
(1)

Interview management software for educational institutions

Features

Total

0

30

21

features in common

0

features in common

Admit Video's unique features

  • Video Call Recording

  • Video Support

  • Feedback Management

  • Custom Development

STARS's unique features

  • Attendance Tracking

  • Mobile Integration

  • Auditing

  • Ad hoc Query

TrueDialog

4.9
(13)

Enterprise-Grade SMS Text Messaging Platform with SMS API

Features

Total

4

35

21

features in common

4

features in common

TrueDialog's unique features

  • Campaign Segmentation

  • Call Recording

  • Software Development Kit

  • Mobile Alerts

STARS's unique features

  • Attendance Tracking

  • Financial Management

  • Monitoring

  • Budgeting

Procare Online

4.6
(165)

Child care software for centers and after school programs.

Pricing

Value for money

4.7

0.7

4.0

What users say about Procare Online's value for money

It's a bit expensive for a part time program like what I run, but overall I am very satisfied and hope it continues to be worth the money as they are always making updates to their program.

CC

Chandra C.

This app is super easy to use and tech support is just a click away. This app was the best investment for my in home daycare.

VG

Virginia G.

Total

3

22

21

features in common

3

features in common

Procare Online's unique features

  • Multi-Channel Communication

  • Electronic Signature Capture

  • Content Management

  • Planning Tools

STARS's unique features

  • Monitoring

  • Auto-Responders

  • Ad hoc Query

  • Help Desk Management