Google for Education - Top 7 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Sep 13, 2019

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Google for Education is a fantastic tool with many features, but it’s important to make sure you’re choosing the right Student Information Systems (SIS) software for your company and its unique needs. Google for Education has some strong competitors and alternatives, and there’s a chance that one of them might be a better fit for your company.

2021's Top Google for Education Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Google for Education that are worth checking out: Aeries SIS for SMBs, Skyward Student Suite for large size business, SONISWEB for growing companies, and Open School for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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Google
ITQlick rating
3.3/5
Score
52/100
Pricing
7/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
3
Review
Best for SMBs
Aeries
ITQlick rating
3/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$9 per user/year
Functionality
3
Review
Best for Enterprise
Skyward
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
3
Growing
SONISWEB
ITQlick rating
3.9/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
3.2/10
License pricing
$5,000 per year
Functionality
3
Free version
Open
ITQlick rating
3.5/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$499 per license
Functionality
3
Review

1. Aeries SIS - Best for SMBs

Aeries SIS is an alternative Student Information Systems (SIS) software, Aeries SIS installed on-premises, Google for Education can be used on-premises. Aeries SIS, with a pricing score of 3 is considered less expensive to implement than Google for Education with a score of 7.

Aeries SIS is rated 3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Aeries offers 3 main features). compare head to head: Aeries SIS Vs Google for Education

2. Skyward Student Suite - Best for Large Business

Skyward Student Suite is an alternative Student Information Systems (SIS) software, Skyward Student Suite used on the cloud, Google for Education can be used on-premises. Skyward Student Suite, with a pricing score of 3.6 is considered less expensive to implement than Google for Education with a score of 7.

Skyward Student Suite is rated 4.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Skyward offers 3 main features). compare head to head: Skyward Student Suite Vs Google for Education

3. SONISWEB - Best for Growing Companies

SONISWEB is an alternative Student Information Systems (SIS) software, SONISWEB installed on-premises, Google for Education can be used on-premises. SONISWEB, with a pricing score of 3.2 is considered less expensive to implement than Google for Education with a score of 7.

SONISWEB is rated 3.9 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (SONISWEB offers 3 main features). compare head to head: SONISWEB Vs Google for Education

4. Open School - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

Open School is an alternative Student Information Systems (SIS) software, Open School installed on-premises, Google for Education can be used on-premises. Open School, with a pricing score of 3.4 is considered less expensive to implement than Google for Education with a score of 7.

Open School is rated 3.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Open offers 3 main features). compare head to head: Open School Vs Google for Education

5. Banner by Ellucian

Banner by Ellucian is an alternative Student Information Systems (SIS) software, Banner by Ellucian installed on-premises, Google for Education can be used on-premises. Banner by Ellucian, with a pricing score of 6 is considered less expensive to implement than Google for Education with a score of 7.

Banner by Ellucian is rated 3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Banner offers 3 main features). compare head to head: Banner by Ellucian Vs Google for Education

6. School Time

School Time is an alternative Student Information Systems (SIS) software, School Time installed on-premises, Google for Education can be used on-premises. School Time, with a pricing score of 6.8 is considered less expensive to implement than Google for Education with a score of 7.

School Time is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (School offers 3 main features). compare head to head: School Time Vs Google for Education

7. informatique Education

informatique Education is an alternative Student Information Systems (SIS) software, informatique Education installed on-premises or used cloud based, Google for Education can be used on-premises. informatique Education, with a pricing score of 5.8 is considered less expensive to implement than Google for Education with a score of 7.

informatique Education is rated 3.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (informatique offers 3 main features). compare head to head: informatique Education Vs Google for Education

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.