Blackbaud for Small Schools

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Overview: Independent School Management System

We understand that small schools operate with a lean staff and limited resources. But your commitment to educating and graduating students in an environment conducive to learning is still the number one priority. At Blackbaud, we strive to provide Independent School Management Software Solutions that allow you to look up from the computer and into the eyes of a student. We have what small schools need.

Our solution combines Academics, Financials and Advancement. It comes complete with teacher/parent portals, grade books, attendance reporting and more. All this and it's priced based on enrollment so it is sure to fit your budget

Our solution is designed for a school with limited resources:

  • Hosted – so it doesn’t require significant IT support from your organization
  • Subscription pricing fits your budget
  • Fully integrated solutions allows for real time information sharing across offices



  • Reduces need for IT support in the form of updates
  • Reduces need for servers
  • Accessible 24/7 with web browser
  • Product upgrades are automatic
  • Data is safe and secure

Subscription Pricing

  • Option to pay monthly or annually
  • Pricing based on enrollment size

Fully Integrated

  • Data seamlessly shared between Admissions, Student Billing and Development
  • Real time data available with the press of a button
  • No need for downloads, exports or shuttling of data


Registrars Office

Significantly reduce time spent creating complex class schedules with sophisticated scheduling algorithms with considerations for teacher availability & qualifications, class size limits, room types and size, course rules, and gender balancing.

Faculty Portal

Teachers can take attendance using a seating chart, input class assignments for multiple classes at one time, and set custom performance alerts.

Student/ Parent Portal

Allows your school to easily share student information between teachers and parents. It enables parents and students to check grades, attendance, homework assignments, conduct, and schedule, as well as print report cards and transcripts — all conveniently from home or the office.

Admissions Office

Easily identify your best applicants, how many open applicants you have, and the “next steps” to move applicants through the process.

Student Billing

With Student Billing, you can easily manage charges, payments, and deposits, choose from unlimited payment plan options, accommodate payment plans and financial aid for each family and support tuition refund plans import data from four leading tuition billing services.

Fundraising for Small Schools

With The Raiser’s Edge, your staff can build better relationships, especially with alumni because you can store extensive information including interests, activities, and more. You can access and create detailed or summary reports for donors, staff, and board members, give donors the option of electronic, hassle-free giving both online and offline.

Business Office for Small Schools

The Financial Edge is an accounting solution for independent schools that’s leagues above the rest. Simply put, it takes traditional fund accounting data, “de-codes” it, and gives it back to you as intelligent information you can use to quickly make the best strategic decisions for your organization.


Blackbaud for Small Schools at a Glance:



Plus Fundraising

Plus Financials


Registrar's Office

Faculty Portal

Student / Parent Portal

Lifetime Learning

Configuration & Implementation Included



Student Billing


Fundraising for Small Schools


Business Office for Small Schools


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