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About Alma

Alma’s integrated Student Information System empowers learning communities with a future-ready software platform created to take on today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities.

Impressively designed and easy to use, Alma provides the industry’s best student information system, including: admissions, enrollment and registration, student demographics, attendance, advanced scheduling, discipline, grades, state reporting, custom report cards, parent portal, student portal, standards-based and traditional gradebook, reporting, custom form builder and much more.

About Gradelink

Administrators, help your school save time, improve student outcomes and fulfill its mission with Gradelink's easy-to-use gradebook and SIS software. Loved by admins, teachers and parents worldwide. Cloud-enabled and standards-ready, with integrated lesson plans. Report card time has never been this easy. Switch between English, Spanish and Chinese at any time. All backed by an award-winning support team. Get up and running in days not weeks!

Easy school management system.

About Illumine

Illumine a one-stop technology platform for Early education which caters the needs of Parents, Teachers & Administrators. Our key focus areas are Parent Engagement, Child development, Operational efficiency. Illumine will save you time, money and build parent engagement which is proven to increase your enrollments.

Illumine has everything that you need: SIGN IN-OUT / ATTENDANCE, STAFF TIMECARD, DAILY SHEETS/REPORTS, LEARNING, PHOTOS, VIDEOS, MESSAGING, BILLING and much more.

Who’s it for?

Meant for CHILDCARE / DAYCARE / Preschools / AFTER-SCHOOL.

Parents - Engage with child’s learning journey, cherish key milestones & one platform to communicate with Schools

Teachers - Plan daily schedule, record activities & milestones, manage classrooms, learning materials.

Administrators - Save time and manage effectively manage centers, data-driven insights, streamline day to day operations

Key Features:

Daily Activity Feed
Child's Learning Journey
Incident Reporting
Share and download photos & videos with your school branding
Live Streaming Integration
Invoicing, accounting and payment gateway
Website integrated Chatbots for inquiry handling
Other Features:

STUDENT ATTENDANCE: Replace your daycare paper SIGN IN OUT sheets. Record student attendance, absent (add notes) and transfer to different rooms. Generate BEST industry standard reporting from our website to satisfy childcare LICENSING needs.

STAFF TIMECARD: Staff can CHECK-IN from the app using a secure pin. Build REPORTS of their timecard from the website for PAYROLL.

TRACK RATIOS: Track ratios real time from the app for all your rooms.

PHOTOS and VIDEOS: Send any number of photos, videos and tag students with one click on our daycare app. Unlimited storage and sent to parents with one tap.

LEARNING ACTIVITY: Record custom student activities and attach development skills like fine motor, social behavior, language and more.

DAILY SHEETS: Send daily activities for infants/toddlers and record Diapers, Bottles, Naps, Meals, Bathroom visits. Reports are sent to parents automatically.

BILLING: Create and send an invoice to parents easily. Manage all billing transactions, payments, refunds & credits from the app.

INCIDENTS: Record all information related to any student incidents, send the report to parents and get their signature.

CALENDAR: Share upcoming calendar events with parents easily.

PARENT COMMUNICATION: You can send a message, text or email to parents instantly. Have their phone number and give a call if needed.

MANAGE CENTER: Keep your entire student and family database in your fingertips. Setup registration, and maintain roster from the web.

REPORTS: Detailed reports for everything you do is available from the website for student attendance, staff timecard, billing - payments/invoices and entire roster.

INTEGRATIONS: Illumine integrates seamlessly with all major SIS (Student Database) systems, Quickbooks (accounting systems), Payroll systems and much more. Just let us know and we are happy to integrate.

Admin Portal has more

Send NEWSLETTER, View attendance reports, and run billing plans
Setup Tuition or Attendance Billing Plans with Online Payments for Daily/Weekly/Monthly cycles. Use Illumine for all your accounting needs.
Before / AFTER SCHOOL billing with a LATE fee can be set up
New REGISTRATION system to manage waitlist, applied and active roster
Complete Childcare Management and Daycare Software feature e.g. student/family information, Immunizations, reporting etc.

Features

  • Accounts Receivable
  • API
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Calendar Management
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • Gamification
  • Marketing Automation
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Personal Learning
  • Scheduling
  • Class Management
  • Student Registration
  • Performance Reviews
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Gradebook
  • Report Cards
  • Student/Parent Portal
  • Behavioral Tracking

Features

  • Accounts Receivable
  • API
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Calendar Management
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • Gamification
  • Marketing Automation
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Personal Learning
  • Scheduling
  • Class Management
  • Student Registration
  • Performance Reviews
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Gradebook
  • Report Cards
  • Student/Parent Portal
  • Behavioral Tracking

Features

  • Accounts Receivable
  • API
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Calendar Management
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • Gamification
  • Marketing Automation
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Personal Learning
  • Scheduling
  • Class Management
  • Student Registration
  • Performance Reviews
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Gradebook
  • Report Cards
  • Student/Parent Portal
  • Behavioral Tracking

Summary

    No key features associated with this application.

Summary

  • Integrated with Google Classroom

  • Available in three languages

  • Integrated with Office365 / MS Teams

  • Designed to help you save time and improve enrollment

Summary

  • Daily Activity Feed

  • Multi centre management

  • Live Streaming

  • Bus Tracking

  • Photo and Videos Download (Get school's logo watermark)

  • Assessment Reports

  • Lesson Plan

  • Billing and Invoice

  • Customised Features

Pricing

Per student per month

$2.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • All features

FAQs

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Individual schools and districts of any size.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Student Information System.

FAQs

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
    • Renaissance RDI integration automatically synchronizes students, staff and classes configured in Gradelink with Renaissance products including Accelerated Reader, Accelerated Math and STAR Testing, saving the effort of manual entry or imports. Any changes are updated nightly.
    • Gradelink has partnered with PaySimple to offer integrated online payments and tuition billing right within Gradelink. Let families pay for incidentals, registration and even tuition easily without the hassle of paper. Competitive rates and simple pricing. Click here for more info.
    • The Georgia State HOPE Scholarship report is submitted by high schools in Georgia to assist graduating seniors with scholarship eligibility. Let Gradelink produce this report for you with a click.
    • Apple School Manager integration synchronizes students, staff and classes configured in Gradelink with Apple School Manager, used in conjunction with Mobile Device Manager (MDM) platforms.
    • Gradelink is one of a select few SIS providers certified for Wisconsin's WISEdata initiative for Choice schools. We make it easy to be compliant. Click here for more details.
    • The Michigan State MSDS Early Roster Collection is used for the creation of direct certification reports. Gradelink can export this data with a single click.
    • Schoology integration automatically synchronizes students, staff and classes configured in Gradelink with Schoology, saving the effort of manual entry or imports. Any changes are updated nightly.
    • Simplify class management in Microsoft Office 365 with School Data Sync. It reads student and class info from Gradelink and creates classes and groups for Microsoft Teams, Intune for Education, and third party applications. Get Office 365 here for free!
    • Microsoft School Data Sync allows school to manage their Microsoft Accounts with their Gradelink account.
  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Gradelink is 100% cloud based software. You can access Gradelink via a browser or with the Gradelink App available for Android, Apple and Amazon.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Tracking admissions, student records, academics, tuition collection and Parent engagement.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
    • Gradelink Coaches
    • Tutorials
    • Self Learning Courses
    • Knowledge Base
    • Chat
    • Email
    • Phone Support
  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
    • K-12 Principals
    • Front Desk
    • Business Office
    • Admissions Directors
    • Teachers
    • Parents
    • Students
  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes for B2B services.

FAQs

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • NO

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • YES

  • What platforms does this service support?
    • Android
    • Ios
    • Web Portal (Desktop)
  • Does this service offer an API?
  • NO

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • YES

  • What is this service generally used for?
    • Parent-teacher Communication
    • Childcare management/operations
    • Attendance
    • Billing
    • CCTV
    • Bus Tracking*
  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
    1. Early educators
    2. Childcare managers
    3. Preschool directors
    4. Daycare Principal 5.School Centre head
    5. Preschool Teachers
    6. Parents
  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • NO

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Who uses Alma
  • Personal
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
  • Blackberry
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Gradelink
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English, Spanish, Chinese, Hebrew
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Illumine
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
Africa, Kenya, India, US, Australia, New zealand
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