Gradelink

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Internet-based school administration software

About Gradelink

Gradelink connects administrators, teachers, parents, and students in one seamless system that elegantly handles all of your grading, attendance, and SIS needs. Enrolling students, tracking grades and attendance, and printing final report cards has never been easier. And with Gradelink’s centralized design, information only needs to be entered once to be instantly available school-wide.

Gradelink works entirely online through your web browser. Staff members can work from school, home, or anywhere internet access is available. You don’t need any special hardware or software, and it runs on Macs, PCs, and tablets.

Parents and students can access grades, conduct, performance, teacher comments, and assignments online. In addition, automatic grade monitoring allows parents to receive email alerts about their child’s progress.

A secure login protects all Gradelink accounts, and our school’s data gets backed up and archived off-site daily. So even if your PC fails or is stolen, your data remains safe at Gradelink.

We take customer support seriously. From the first time you call us, through training, to any issues that arise, we’re here to help you with clear, responsive phone and email support included in your plan.


Key benefits of Gradelink

• Consolidate student information
• Simplify grading and report cards
• Integrate standards
• Take attendance in seconds
• Make reporting easy
• Build lesson plans
• Enhance your teaching
• Improve admissions
• Manage tuition and billing
• Process payments affordably
• Keep parents informed
• Improve communication
• Track discipline and behavior
• Maintain medical records
• Manage staff accounts
• Simple implementation


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Gradelink Software - School management is full of challenges. Your student information system shouldn’t be one of them.
Gradelink Software - Manage all your student data in one location—enrollment status, contacts, demographic data, forms, and documents.
Gradelink Software - Take attendance seconds. Reports are instantly available to the school office.
Gradelink Software - Prepare complete lesson plans directly in Gradelink. Add assignments and homework to the gradebook for seamless integration.
Gradelink Software - Gradelink's available integrations include Google Classroom, Schoology, Clever, and ClassLink.
Gradelink Software - Keep everyone in sync with integrated calendars.
Gradelink Software - The GradeSheet combines the look and feel of a traditional gradebook with the advantages of instantly calculating final grades and displaying points, letters, or percentage grades with a simple click.
Gradelink Software - Essential financial tools are at your fingertips, including tuition, billing management, invoicing, donor tracking, family statements, expense reports, and more.
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Gradelink Software - School management is full of challenges. Your student information system shouldn’t be one of them.
Gradelink Software - Manage all your student data in one location—enrollment status, contacts, demographic data, forms, and documents.
Gradelink Software - Take attendance seconds. Reports are instantly available to the school office.
Gradelink Software - Prepare complete lesson plans directly in Gradelink. Add assignments and homework to the gradebook for seamless integration.
Gradelink Software - Gradelink's available integrations include Google Classroom, Schoology, Clever, and ClassLink.
Gradelink Software - Keep everyone in sync with integrated calendars.
Gradelink Software - The GradeSheet combines the look and feel of a traditional gradebook with the advantages of instantly calculating final grades and displaying points, letters, or percentage grades with a simple click.
Gradelink Software - Essential financial tools are at your fingertips, including tuition, billing management, invoicing, donor tracking, family statements, expense reports, and more.
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4.7 /5
(611)
Value for Money
4.7/5
Features
4.5/5
Ease of Use
4.6/5
Customer Support
4.9/5

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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Best and easy school communication management software

Reviewed on 27/06/2023

Pros

Gradelink is a very innovative platform that has simplified workflow for school managers and teachers as well improved transparent communication between educators and parents. Among the main features I love include the fact that it is cloud-based, making it accessible from anywhere, enabling users to perform their daily duties on the go. Secondly, teachers are saved a lot of time on lesson planning, add assignments, homework and learning exercises without worrying about school system standard to use. Additionally, the software had gradebook are generously available and integrates with lesson plans and report card features. Another outstanding feature is the discipline feature which allows administrators to track negative and positive behaviors, add or remove credits, and focus on each student's academic goals. Parents can also access this information and can monitor their children's behavior and contribute actively by supporting teachers. Last but not the least is the various reports that can be accessed from a single platform in no time. Whether its on attendance, registers, medical records, enrollment level etc, Gradelink has all the information at hand for either administrators, parents, students and all relevant users. Finally, I love the fact that Payment processing and billing is integrated within the software, making it easy for parents to settle their dues.

Cons

Overall, it is a life saving software but it may be pricy for a small school that attempts to increase enrollment and all.

Response from Gradelink

Thank you for sharing so many ways your school community is benefitting from using Gradelink!

Ross
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

They Don't Stop Trying

Reviewed on 26/04/2021

Any time you get stuck, help is very near at hand. They have an incredible number of short videos...

Any time you get stuck, help is very near at hand. They have an incredible number of short videos that get right to the point and handle almost any question you have about how to do something. Their tech support is usually very prompt and has been able to help us work through some of the unique situations we've encountered. We're still working at some but are confident something will be worked out.

Pros

The integration into our existing system was painful, mainly because our previous processes were primitive and we had some unique requirements being a religious school that is partly a boarding school and partly a local school and serves both high school and college. Gradelink was not setup for that scenario but worked very hard with us to create work-arounds that, after one year, seem to be working well. Their communication included all the methods we needed and replaced a hodge-podge of approaches we had been using. It is now seamless and very useful. Our parents are very appreciative of the improved communication we now offer as well as the mobile app that lets them more easily track their child's progress. Teachers love the ease with which assignments can be created and scored. The addition of Google Classroom integration was huge for our school as we a fully committed to Classroom and can now easily sync grades. Their approach works well with few hiccups once you have the process down.

Cons

We were told that we would be able to handle both our high school and our college with one "copy" of Gradelink. This has proved problematic, but GL continues to work with us on solving those problems. There are still problems we are having with transcripts and class rank and hope those get solved before the end of the year.

Response from Gradelink

Each school's needs are unique, and while yours have been particularly challenging, we're happy to have the opportunity to serve your school, Ross!

Katie
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

gradelink

Reviewed on 02/09/2022

Pros

Transcripts are easy to find and save as a pdf.

Cons

The calendar needs to be visible on the app. We really needs parents to be able to subscribe to the school calendar. It's synced from gradelink to our gradelink website, but parents really do need to have the ability to then subscribe to the calendar so the info can go directly to their phone calendars.

Response from Gradelink

We appreciate your feedback, Katie! It helps us gain a better understanding of our schools' and their families' needs.

Tarsheba
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Gradelink is Amazing

Reviewed on 22/02/2024

Not to sound redundant, but [sensitive content hidden] has helped streamline everything.

Not to sound redundant, but [sensitive content hidden] has helped streamline everything.

Pros

[sensitive content hidden], our representative, is amazing! She always helps me when I need it.

Cons

Not much really, but if there is a way report cards and/or transcripts can be emailed to parents that would be helpful.

Response from Gradelink

Thank you, Tarsheba! We wish your rep could be named so she could get the recognition she deserves. Have you talked with her about paperless report cards and transcripts? Both can be exported as PDFs for distribution via email.

Nancy
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  • Industry: Primary/Secondary Education
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Great Product...Great Value

Reviewed on 24/03/2020

Gradelink makes our job that much easier.

Gradelink makes our job that much easier.

Pros

I chose Gradelink for our school because the basic system had so many components. Other SIS's I researched charged per component. Smartsend Pro makes communication easy. We added the online payment integration for incidentals. Gradelink allows for the flexibility to fit the needs of my school.

Cons

Adding on or starting up a new feature and/or personaliztion of the product can sometimes be time consuming.

Alternatives Considered

FACTS

Reasons for Choosing Gradelink

We wanted a SIS and communications medium that worked as one, not just online grading.

Switched From

FACTS

Reasons for Switching to Gradelink

At the time, the alternative product had additional fees for different components that are included in the base SIS with Gradelink. The pricing parameters with Gradelink allow for increases & decreases in enrollment without major changes to my budget.

Response from Gradelink

Thank you for choosing Gradelink, Nancy! It's rewarding to know that you've found some much value in it.

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Gradelink FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Gradelink.

Gradelink offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: USD 114.00/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Pricing is based on the number of students per school. For example, up to 50 students is $114 per month. For 101-150 students it's $200 per month.

Gradelink has the following typical customers:

2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

Gradelink supports the following languages:

Chinese, English, Spanish

Gradelink supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Gradelink integrates with the following applications:

ClassLink, FACTS, Google Classroom, Microsoft 365, PaySimple, Renaissance, Renaissance Star 360, School Manager, Schoology

Gradelink offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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