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Compare Forethought and Skyward Student Management Suite

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side-by-side comparison of Forethought vs. Skyward Student Management Suite
based on preference data from user reviews. Forethought rates 3.4/5 stars with 11 reviews. By contrast, Skyward Student Management Suite rates 3.8/5 stars with 161 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Forethought
Forethought
(11)
3.4 out of 5
Forethought
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
(161)
3.8 out of 5
Skyward Student Management Suite
Star Rating
Forethought
Forethought
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Market Segments
Forethought
Forethought
Enterprise (63.6% of reviews)
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Mid-Market (54.7% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Forethought
Forethought
No pricing information available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
No pricing information available

Forethought vs Skyward Student Management Suite

  • Reviewers felt that Skyward Student Management Suite meets the needs of their business better than Forethought.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Skyward Student Management Suite is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Forethought over Skyward Student Management Suite.
Categories
Shared Categories
Forethought
Forethought
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Forethought and Skyward Student Management Suite are categorized as Curriculum Management
Unique Categories
Forethought
Forethought has no unique categories
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite is categorized as Academic Advising, Special Education, and K-12 Student Information Systems
Pricing
Forethought
Forethought Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Ratings
Meets Requirements
Forethought
Forethought
7.7
Responses: 11
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
8.3
Responses: 144
Ease of Use
Forethought
Forethought
7.4
Responses: 11
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
7.3
Responses: 146
Ease of Setup
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
7.3
Responses: 29
Ease of Admin
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
8.0
Responses: 31
Quality of Support
Forethought
Forethought
6.8
Responses: 10
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
7.5
Responses: 126
Ease of Doing Business With
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
8.9
Responses: 29
Product Direction (% positive)
Forethought
Forethought
8.9
Responses: 11
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
7.3
Responses: 145
Features
Assessment
Assignments
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Not enough data available
Grading
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Not enough data available
Platform Additional Functionality
Mobility
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Not enough data available
Task Management
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Not enough data available
Platform Basics
Reporting
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Not enough data available
Interoperability
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Not enough data available
Platform Content
File Sharing
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Not enough data available
Content Library
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Not enough data available
Interactive Content
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Not enough data available
Mapping
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Not enough data available
Policy Management
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Not enough data available
Platform Data
Visualization
Forethought
Forethought
Not enough data available
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of Forethought were most often representing companies in the Enterprise segment, while reviewers for Skyward Student Management Suite were more commonly in the Mid-Market segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Forethought
Forethought
9.1%
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
10.6%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Forethought
Forethought
27.3%
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
54.7%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Forethought
Forethought
63.6%
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite
34.8%
Reviewers' Industry
Forethought
Forethought Industry
Primary/Secondary Education
45.5%
Education Management
36.4%
Sports
9.1%
E-Learning
9.1%
Other
0.0%
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite Industry
Education Management
68.9%
Primary/Secondary Education
17.4%
Higher Education
6.8%
Information Technology and Services
1.2%
Writing and Editing
0.6%
Other
5.0%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Forethought
Evan S.
User in Sports

Forethought is great for me to get my lesson plans in place and posted each week for classes.

Skyward Student Management Suite
G
Administrator in Education Management

I like that Skyward is versatile. The software can be used for anything and everything a user could imagine. A user can always learn new tips and tricks no matter if they are new or advanced.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Forethought
GP
User in Primary/Secondary Education

It felt like a burden to try to copy plans from the team planner to my planner, or from my planner to the team planner, or from one day to another. Also, the state standards were supposedly easy to click and place in the lessons, but for my subject and...

Skyward Student Management Suite
GE
User in Education Management

I don't like how clunky it is. It is very difficult to move between frames and it is not visually appealing (and does not use visually stimulating colors, etc. to make navigation easier.

Discussions
Forethought
Forethought Discussions
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Forethought has no discussions with answers
Skyward Student Management Suite
Skyward Student Management Suite Discussions
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Skyward Student Management Suite has no discussions with answers
Screenshots
Forethought
Forethought Screenshots
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Skyward Student Management Suite
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