Completely Free. Better Product. Higher Purpose.

School Management Software

  • Cloud-based
  • Comprehensive
  • Free. Period.


Applies a guiding hand within the fabric of a school’s operations.

  • Engages each role uniquely
  • Filters views and data by context
  • Provides simple wizard setup


Provides novel insight into student and school performance.

  • Aggregates data in new ways
  • Streamlines operational activities
  • Inspires student performance goals


Removes economic and communication barriers.

  • Provides "no cost to school" model
  • Communicates more with less effort
  • Easily shares data for other uses

“New school sign up is officially closed for fall season”


Due to the surging popularity of Ascend, all reservations have been filled! New school registration will now begin a wait-list for the next available openings to join the AscendSMS community.

Ascend is committed to ensuring that current schools are empowered with the resources they need and are set up for success. Stay tuned for announcements to hear when new schools will once again be able to sign up or join the wait list below.

“From offering a health management system for the school nurse to a mobile app for parents, 

AscendSMS offers more than many paid school administration software options.”


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“AscendSMS is our way of giving back… Growing that aggressively and developing the platform is important because we want to do something good for our community and, more broadly, for our country.”


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“Our School is in operation due directly to the generosity of companies like Ascend
who recognize the need for faith based education.”


Principal – Case Study
St.’s Peter & Paul Academy – Cincinnati, OH


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“Ascend SMS offers more than many paid school administration software options.”

Capterra Review February, 2015