I run PowerSchool and generally support it for most things; being the top
product means that everything else out there wants to integrate with you.
Having said that, I also strongly encourage anyone in the exploratory
phase to look at Alma and Aspen, as well as PowerSchool. Although they
don't have strong market share here, the few people I have talked to who
run those platforms are incredibly happy.
Milton Town School District
School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>I know there have been a lot of discussions on here over the years about
>a good SMS. So I figured I would bring it up again. I am in an SU where
>between four schools I currently support two SMS programs (PowerSchool
>and MMS). I have begun looking at merging all four schools under one
>I was thinking PowerSchool but was wondering what others are using and
>your thoughts on the programs. Main questions I have is how well does it
>handle proficiency based grading, ease of use, grading and support from
>the parent company.
>Another one I have been looking at recently is ALMA.
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