Skyward Student Suite - Top 7 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 08, 2021

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Skyward Student Suite 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. Skyward Student Suite 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 Skyward Student Suite Alternatives

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

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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
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Skyward
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
3
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
Banner
ITQlick rating
3/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
3
Review
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, Skyward Student Suite can be used on the cloud. Aeries SIS, with a pricing score of 3 is considered less expensive to implement than Skyward Student Suite with a score of 3.6.

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 Skyward Student Suite

2. Banner by Ellucian - Best for Large Business

Banner by Ellucian is an alternative Student Information Systems (SIS) software, Banner by Ellucian installed on-premises, Skyward Student Suite can be used on the cloud. Banner by Ellucian, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than Skyward Student Suite with a score of 3.6.

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 Skyward Student Suite

3. SONISWEB - Best for Growing Companies

SONISWEB is an alternative Student Information Systems (SIS) software, SONISWEB installed on-premises, Skyward Student Suite can be used on the cloud. SONISWEB, with a pricing score of 3.2 is considered less expensive to implement than Skyward Student Suite with a score of 3.6.

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 Skyward Student Suite

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, Skyward Student Suite can be used on the cloud. Open School, with a pricing score of 3.4 is considered less expensive to implement than Skyward Student Suite with a score of 3.6.

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 Skyward Student Suite

5. School Time

School Time is an alternative Student Information Systems (SIS) software, School Time installed on-premises, Skyward Student Suite can be used on the cloud. School Time, with a pricing score of 6.8 is considered more expensive to implement than Skyward Student Suite with a score of 3.6.

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 Skyward Student Suite

6. informatique Education

informatique Education is an alternative Student Information Systems (SIS) software, informatique Education installed on-premises or used cloud based, Skyward Student Suite can be used on the cloud. informatique Education, with a pricing score of 5.8 is considered more expensive to implement than Skyward Student Suite with a score of 3.6.

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 Skyward Student Suite

7. Google for Education

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

Google for Education is rated 3.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Google offers 3 main features). compare head to head: Google for Education Vs Skyward Student Suite

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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.