SchoolTool: the Global Student Information System

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Skills and Outcomes
Organize and track student achievement of complex sets of skills, outcomes, or standards using CanDo.

Create and assess student assignments and activities, calculate and report grades through SchoolTool's clean web interface.

Attendance Journal
Improve accountability with online attendance tracking and daily class participation scores.

SchoolTool creates a web-based calendar for every person, group, class and resource. Use the calendar to reserve rooms and other shared resources.

Create and track student improvement plans collaboratively between school staff and parents using SchoolTool's Intervention system.

Demographics and Contacts
Store customizable personal data about students and teachers. Manage multiple adult contacts for each child.

Free Administrative Software for Schools Around the World

SchoolTool is an open source, web based student information system designed for schools in the developing world, with strong support for translation, localization and automated deployment and updates via the Ubuntu Linux installer and package management system.

What's New?

Upcoming Releases: SchoolTool 2.8 and Beyond

SchoolTool 2.8 is scheduled for release in April 2014, co-inciding with the release of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Trusty Tahr.

The 2.8 release will include several significant new features:

  • Student transcript reports.
  • Parent access.
  • Alternative report card layout.
  • Grade levels can be assigned to courses.
  • Complete tracking of each student's progression through the school.
  • Tracking student progression through each section.
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How to get started.

The core development team supports one-click installation of SchoolTool on Ubuntu Linux through the Ubuntu Software Centre.

If you are not already running Ubuntu, you can download and install it on a hard drive, or just test it running on a CD or USB stick, all with no licensing costs.

Commercial support, hosting and custom development is available from SIELibre, LLC.

SchoolTool can be hosted on a PC or server at the school site, or a remote server in "the cloud."

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Who uses SchoolTool?

SchoolTool is part of ambitious technology deployments on six continents, such as: