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Veracross

Integrated, web-based school information system

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Veracross product overview

What is Veracross?

Veracross is a fully integrated school information management system that connects administrators, teachers, students, and parents. The platform provides a single web-based system for all school offices: admissions, development, finance, and student records, as well as constituents: teachers, students, parents, and staff.

Key benefits of using Veracross

  • Create tailored academic reports according to your school’s specifications and distribute them through batch printing or online via the parent or student portals.

  • The Veracross Accounting system integrates fully with Student Billing, Veracross Development, and other areas of the system to provide a seamless school accounting management.

  • Take attendance from any laptop, tablet, or mobile device. Configure attendance reminder emails so staff never forget to take attendance for their classes.
  • Typical customers

    Freelancers
    Small businesses
    Mid size businesses
    Large enterprises

    Platforms supported

    Web
    Android
    iPhone/iPad

    Support options

    Phone Support
    FAQs/Forum
    Knowledge Base
    Email/Help Desk
    Chat

    Training options

    In Person
    Webinars
    Live Online
    Documentation
    Videos

    Veracross pricing information

    Value for money

    3.7

    /5

    10

    Price starts from

    No info

    Pricing options

    Free plan
    Subscription
    Free trial
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    Veracross features

    Functionality

    4.1

    /5

    10
    Total Features63 8 categories

    Most valued features by users

    Reporting & Statistics
    Learning Management
    Reporting/Analytics
    Assessment Management
    Alerts/Notifications
    API
    Third Party Integrations
    Data Import/Export

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    Veracross users reviews

    Overall rating

    4.1

    /5

    10

    Positive reviews

    80%

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    Rating breakdown
    • Value for money
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    • Likelihood to recommend8.57/10
    Rating distribution

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    Pros
    Veracross is a great product. I would recommend it to others in the nonprofit education arena.

    AR

    Anonymous Reviewer

    They also excel at understanding the needs of schools and how best to integrate data across departments and divisions.

    JR

    Jason R.

    Veracross has a clean look that is easy to navigate and combine many features.

    AR

    Anonymous Reviewer

    Cons
    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.

    Accounting Software User - Absolutely horrible and completely inflexible software.

    kb

    kim b.

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    Veracross has a clean look that is easy to navigate and combine many features.

    Reviewed 3 years ago
    Pros

    I like that everything is in one learning management system. Budgets, class lists, discipline forms, and the school calendar are all in one spot. I can easily email groups of parents with one click. I can see what my past report card comments have been and track student attendance. In the past we have used several learning management systems for all of the previously listed items and it was a lot to learn at once. This makes everything much smoother.

    Cons

    I have multiple sections of the same course. I am unable to email them all at the same time, which is something I wish I could do. If I want to email all 4th grade parents it requires me sending several emails through veracross. Our previous learning management system let me check off which classes I wanted to email and I could send a bulk email to all of my courses. This is a small inconvenience in an otherwise great software.

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    • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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    Not very intuitive, but functional once you learn how to use it!

    Reviewed a year ago

    When I first started using Veracross, I really did not like it. I thought it was one of the most difficult platforms I had ever used. My previous CRM was Netsuite, and this was like a night and day comparison in regards to userfriendlyness. However, after using Veracross for about a year, I can honestly say it has grown on me and learning how to do things on this software that was not possible or much more difficult on Netsuite, has somewhat changed my mind. This is my first experience at a school, so I'm not sure whether there are other software systems that are easier and better than Veracross - but so far I have really grown to like this one and their support team has made using and learning how to do things on the software very easy.

    Pros

    I really like the Query feature. It's very usefull for generating reports based on specific criteria. As a school, we often need to pull a list of students based on certain things and this feature makes it easy to do so. I also love their Support team. I always get almost immediate answers to my support tickets. They provide screenshots and make it very easy to understand how to do something. I love the upload feature. Uploading Journals or even Student Charges make it much easier to do than doing it manually - very time saving.

    Cons

    There is not a lot of room for error in this software, but that can be a good thing also. It is not as easy to edit transactions once something is posted... so you need to go through a few hoops in order to reverse and fix. It's extra work, but it forces you to really think before you post something, and is better for auditing purposes. I think fixing the way a payment is applied should be easier. 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.

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    Accounting Software User - Absolutely horrible and completely inflexible software

    Reviewed 4 years ago
    Pros

    other areas are okay such as admissions.

    Cons

    I have continually been pitched this software to be used as an "all-encompassing" school software. This is fine for anyone that does not need to do real accounting. Even Quickbooks handles accounting more accurately. Absolutely horrible! Every report that is basic in accounting has to be "custom made". I STRONGLY recommend you look elsewhere for a product if you do not want to do the majority of all financial statements and analytics via excel. I suspect a non-accountant designed this part of the software and is why the flow of information is so poorly executed.

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    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    Choosing Veracross was one of the best decisions we've made and we've been using it for 7+ years.

    Reviewed 4 years ago

    We were able to streamline support across all our offices using Veracross. In addition, the system has so much functionality that we no longer need to do any physical mailing. All communication with constituents, as well as paying bills/fees and making donations, is handled online through Veracross.

    Pros

    Veracross provides a single web-based system for all of our offices (admissions, development, finance, student records) and constituents (teachers, students, parents, staff). Having one system to support (as opposed to multiple interconnected systems) makes things much easier for everyone. In addition, the feature set is very extensive and allows us to customize things as needed. The company is constantly adding new features and listens to requests from users. Finally, the support is better than any software company I have ever worked with.

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    Veracross is a solid database system that requires training to use it properly

    Reviewed 4 years ago
    Pros

    The information is always available without any data hostage. The Query section is very useful if you know what you are looking for. Easy to download to Excel

    Cons

    - The latest version (online) is better than the previous software version, but is very slow, even with high-speed internet. - On the Query section, if you search for a field on the search option, the same results appear. This is confusing because if you are running reports under the Development module but your search field you selected is Adminission, then the result may be different. The field search specifies the source (Development, Admissions, etc) but it's very cumbersome to navigate. - It requires training to understand the system, which represents a cost for the organization

    Veracross FAQs and common questions

    Veracross has the following pricing plans:
    Pricing model: Subscription


    Veracross has the following typical customers:
    Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business


    Veracross supports the following languages:
    English


    Veracross supports the following devices:
    Android, iPhone, iPad


    No, Veracross does not have an API available.


    Veracross integrates with the following applications:
    Canvas LMS, Finalsite


    Veracross offers the following support options:
    Phone Support, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Email/Help Desk, Chat

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