PowerSchool Unified Classroom

Learning, assessment, and communication management software

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PowerSchool Unified Classroom Overview

What is PowerSchool Unified Classroom?

PowerSchool Unified Classroom is a learning management software designed to help K-12 educational institutions manage teaching sessions, assessments, and collaboration via interactive learning and real-time communication. The platform lets administrators create custom assessments to evaluate students via automated scoring of quizzes, unit or district benchmark assessments, and psychometric data.

PowerSchool Unified Classroom includes Schoology’s learning management system, which enables organizations to provide personalized courses, handle online discussions, and share ideas and feedback throug public groups. The solution enables organizations to communicate with faculty, students, parents, and admin members via in-platform messages, mobile notifications, or mass updates, facilitating collaboration with external and internal stakeholders. Teachers can develop and store a variety of educational documents, such as state reporting, Medicaid billing, IEP development, eligibility, and pre-referral in a centralized repository.

PowerSchool Unified Classroom includes a grade book functionality, which allows users to view students’ performance, attendance, standard progress, and contact information. Coordinators can also prepare report cards and class rosters and take print outs or send emails to parents or students. It supports integration with various third-party applications such as Microsoft Office 365, OneNote, OneDrive, Google Drive, and more.

PowerSchool Unified Classroom Overview

Pricing

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Pricing options

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Value for money

Contact PowerSchool for pricing details.


PowerSchool Unified Classroom Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States
Supported Languages
English

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PowerSchool Unified Classroom Reviews

PowerSchool Unified Classroom Reviews

Overall rating
4,3
/
5
Excellent
12

Very good
13

Average
3

Poor
0

Terrible
0

Value for Money
3,9
Features
4,2
Ease of Use
4,1
Customer Support
3,9
89% recommended this app
Chris H.

I LOVE IT

i absolutely love using this product


Stacey M.

Absolutely Worth Using

Overall, this system is well created and worth the time. The format of the forms make creation easy and smooth for the whole team.


Samantha M.

Decent at first

Overall, it is a pretty good program with a lot of potential. I think it lacks in some features that would be fairly basic and would help to make this a better program for many teachers.


Verified Reviewer

What a gift this has been!


Andrew M.

Powerschool From Admin POV

I have been in charge of managing the powerschool server and database for a small school district. Updates are often straightforward to deploy for a single server environment but can be time consuming. To save time and hardware related costs we oped for the hosted platform which is very easy to work with except support is often slow to respond as you have to go through support to talk to the hosting team. There is no direct line to the hosting team and this can slow things down.


Chris H.
Industry: Construction
Company size: 201-500 Employees

I LOVE IT

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2018/03/12
Review Source: Capterra

i absolutely love using this product

Pros

This is the only way to stay on top of you students grades, so nice to see what they have upcoming and what has been turned in and graded

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Stacey M.
Industry: Education Management
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Absolutely Worth Using

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/05/15
Review Source: Capterra

Overall, this system is well created and worth the time. The format of the forms make creation easy and smooth for the whole team.

Pros

I love all the forms that drop in. It's especially nice when they automatically fill in information from previous forms.
It's easy to switch from form to form (invites, IEP, MET, transfer, etc).
It is simple to fill in the boxes provided, note the red boxes that aren't done, and save the forms.
It is helpful that the sections of an IEP will have a check next to them to show when that page is filled. The caseload glance is easy and wonderful to quick see all due dates.
Parent contact logs and service capture are helpful logging places for such information.

Cons

I wish it was easier to work on with more than one user at a time. Often, it lags on timing with when a user exits which locks you out from that page.
I also wish this system had forms for 504 plans. It would streamline that system!
It can be tedious to switch from parent log to another because you have to go all the way back out to enter it. It would be super helpful if they had parent logs all in one area rather than going through each child.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Samantha M.
Industry: Education Management
Company size: 201-500 Employees

Decent at first

Used Weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/07/15
Review Source: Capterra

Overall, it is a pretty good program with a lot of potential. I think it lacks in some features that would be fairly basic and would help to make this a better program for many teachers.

Pros

There are a number of different pre-entered selections to use for testing and whatnot, so that is helpful. Inputting your own is also not that difficult to do.

Cons

You can only search selections by one parameter at a time. I can either look stories up and see whether or not they cover the necessary standard I need to cover or I can look up the standard and hope a story covers that standard more than once. I wish there was a way to cross reference this. Also, there isn't a way to incorporate your own rubric on writing questions. You must choose whether it is a 4, 3, 2, or 1 point rubric. In my state, we have a three part, 10 point rubric and would be helpful to grade students' responses the same way that the state test and my classroom grades them.

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Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 7.0/10

Verified Reviewer
Industry: Nonprofit Organization Management
Company size: 2-10 Employees

What a gift this has been!

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2018/12/04
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

I love that I have my children's grades at my fingertips! No longer do I have to wait for a quarterly report card, I have their grades right away when I open the app. All schools should be using PowerSchool Learning. It is so easy to use and gives up to date information on how your children are doing in school, everyday they miss, what assignments they are missing, and even if they are tardy.

Cons

Getting signed up initially was a challenge. With 4 children in school it was difficult to get them all on the same account so I could see them all in one App on my phone. However, after many different codes to put in I was able to get them all in!

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Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Andrew M.
Industry: Education Management
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Powerschool From Admin POV

Used Weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2016/10/03
Review Source: Capterra

I have been in charge of managing the powerschool server and database for a small school district. Updates are often straightforward to deploy for a single server environment but can be time consuming. To save time and hardware related costs we oped for the hosted platform which is very easy to work with except support is often slow to respond as you have to go through support to talk to the hosting team. There is no direct line to the hosting team and this can slow things down.

Pros

It is very capable and the new Powerteacher Pro which just replaced gradebook is very simple to use. There are still some issues with the new gradebook replacement but all in all it is sleek, online and easy to use. I have not used the new LMS so can not review that element. The system is fairly easy to manage as a self hosted system as the support tends to be good. The powerschool hosted version is very easy to manage from and IT managers perspective as it's very hands off.

Cons

The hosted version support is slow to respond. There is a very steep learning curve for secritaris and business managers.

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Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 6.0/10

User recommendation
8,2/10
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PowerSchool Unified Classroom Pricing

PowerSchool Unified Classroom Pricing

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Free Trial
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Value for money

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Contact PowerSchool for pricing details.

Value for Money
3,9/5
Based on 28 user ratings
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PowerSchool Unified Classroom Features

PowerSchool Unified Classroom Features

API
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Assessment Management
Attendance Management
Attendance Tracking
Automatic Notifications
Blended Learning
Calendar Management
Communication Management
Content Management
Course Authoring
Customizable Branding
Data Import/Export
Learning Management
Progress Reports
Progress Tracking
Reporting & Statistics
Self Service Portal
Third Party Integration
Features
4,2/5
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Additional information for PowerSchool Unified Classroom

Additional information for PowerSchool Unified Classroom

Key features of PowerSchool Unified Classroom

  • Blended Learning
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Skills Tracking

PowerSchool Unified Classroom FAQs

PowerSchool Unified Classroom FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for PowerSchool Unified Classroom.

Q. What type of pricing plans does PowerSchool Unified Classroom offer?

PowerSchool Unified Classroom offers the following pricing plans:

Pricing model: Subscription

Free Trial: Not Available

Contact PowerSchool for pricing details.

Q. What are the main features of PowerSchool Unified Classroom?

PowerSchool Unified Classroom offers the following features:

  • Blended Learning
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Skills Tracking

Q. Who are the typical users of PowerSchool Unified Classroom?

PowerSchool Unified Classroom has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business

Q. What languages does PowerSchool Unified Classroom support?

PowerSchool Unified Classroom supports the following languages:

English

Q. What type of pricing plans does PowerSchool Unified Classroom offer?

PowerSchool Unified Classroom has the following pricing plans:

Subscription

Q. Does PowerSchool Unified Classroom support mobile devices?

PowerSchool Unified Classroom supports the following devices:

Android, iPhone, iPad

Q. What other apps does PowerSchool Unified Classroom integrate with?

PowerSchool Unified Classroom integrates with the following applications:

Cartegraph OMS, Google Drive, LearnZillion, Microsoft 365, Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft OneNote, ParentSquare

Q. What level of support does PowerSchool Unified Classroom offer?

PowerSchool Unified Classroom offers the following support options:

Phone Support, Online Support, FAQs, Knowledge Base, Video Tutorials