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PowerSchool SIS
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Aeries SIS
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.1
8.4
8.8
7.1
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.2
7.9
8.3
5.3
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.9
7.3
8.3
5.3
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.1
7.9
8.8
5.3
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.7
7.9
7.9
6.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.7
8.1
9.2
5.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.5
8.1
8.4
3.7
Meets Requirements
Gradelink
9.1
PowerSchool SIS
8.4
Aeries SIS
8.8
Banner by Ellucian
7.1
Ease of Use
Gradelink
9.2
PowerSchool SIS
7.9
Aeries SIS
8.3
Banner by Ellucian
5.3
Ease of Setup
Gradelink
8.9
PowerSchool SIS
7.3
Aeries SIS
8.3
Banner by Ellucian
5.3
Ease of Admin
Gradelink
9.1
PowerSchool SIS
7.9
Aeries SIS
8.8
Banner by Ellucian
5.3
Quality of Support
Gradelink
9.7
PowerSchool SIS
7.9
Aeries SIS
7.9
Banner by Ellucian
6.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Gradelink
9.7
PowerSchool SIS
8.1
Aeries SIS
9.2
Banner by Ellucian
5.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Gradelink
9.5
PowerSchool SIS
8.1
Aeries SIS
8.4
Banner by Ellucian
3.7

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
89.5%
19.0%
17.2%
3.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
10.5%
57.6%
51.7%
36.4%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
0%
23.4%
31.0%
60.5%
Gradelink
Small-Business
89.5%
Mid-Market
10.5%
Enterprise
0%
PowerSchool SIS
Small-Business
19.0%
Mid-Market
57.6%
Enterprise
23.4%
Aeries SIS
Small-Business
17.2%
Mid-Market
51.7%
Enterprise
31.0%
Banner by Ellucian
Small-Business
3.1%
Mid-Market
36.4%
Enterprise
60.5%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Education Management
86.5%
Education Management
57.3%
Education Management
69.4%
Higher Education
85.8%
 
Primary/Secondary Education
5.7%
Primary/Secondary Education
19.6%
Primary/Secondary Education
22.2%
Education Management
8.9%
 
Religious Institutions
4.1%
Higher Education
6.6%
Higher Education
5.6%
Hospital & Health Care
0.8%
 
E-Learning
1.0%
Non-Profit Organization Management
2.4%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
2.8%
Accounting
0.8%
 
Writing and Editing
0.5%
E-Learning
2.1%
Research
0.4%
 
Other
2.1%
Other
12.0%
Other
0.0%
Other
3.3%
Gradelink
Education Management
86.5%
Primary/Secondary Education
5.7%
Religious Institutions
4.1%
E-Learning
1.0%
Writing and Editing
0.5%
Other
2.1%
PowerSchool SIS
Education Management
57.3%
Primary/Secondary Education
19.6%
Higher Education
6.6%
Non-Profit Organization Management
2.4%
E-Learning
2.1%
Other
12.0%
Aeries SIS
Education Management
69.4%
Primary/Secondary Education
22.2%
Higher Education
5.6%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
2.8%
Other
0.0%
Banner by Ellucian
Higher Education
85.8%
Education Management
8.9%
Hospital & Health Care
0.8%
Accounting
0.8%
Research
0.4%
Other
3.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

Gradelink is very easy to use! It provides everything from calendar, lesson plans, list of missing assignments, highest GPA, to finances! The technical support have been very helpful. There is a sense of urgency when you call/email for help. My questions...

Stacey B.
Administrator in Education Management

The historical grades are easy to look up for students. We have also created our own Grad progress screen to view students's progress along the way. The attendance and demographics pages are easy to navigate and find what I need. I guess the overall program...

G2 User in Health, Wellness and Fitness

We use Aeries for our attendance and out grade book in our school district. The attendance is easy to use but I personally liked the grade book before they did the updates last year. It still works fine but I feel that it's now as user friendly as it used...

G2 User in Higher Education

Easy to use. While there is a learning curve as with many complex systems, it becomes fairly intuitive very quickly, Search functions are easy to access and use.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Cara M.
Administrator in Civil Engineering

The software is dated looking and pretty limited in its ability. Very little customization available.

G2 User in Higher Education

The grade book experience in Power School is limiting for teachers and administrators that want to try non-traditional types of grading such as standards based grading.

G2 User in Primary/Secondary Education

Sometimes it is hard to find what I am looking for

G2 User in Higher Education

Everything! it is not user-friendly or intuitive. It often freezes and has very specific conditions under which it will work. It's a hassle to use and update. A lot of windows hold repetitive information. The customer service is also lacking in actual...

 
Gradelink
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

Gradelink is very easy to use! It provides everything from calendar, lesson plans, list of missing assignments, highest GPA, to finances! The technical support have been very helpful. There is a sense of urgency when you call/email for help. My questions...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Cara M.
Administrator in Civil Engineering

The software is dated looking and pretty limited in its ability. Very little customization available.

PowerSchool SIS
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Stacey B.
Administrator in Education Management

The historical grades are easy to look up for students. We have also created our own Grad progress screen to view students's progress along the way. The attendance and demographics pages are easy to navigate and find what I need. I guess the overall program...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Higher Education

The grade book experience in Power School is limiting for teachers and administrators that want to try non-traditional types of grading such as standards based grading.

Aeries SIS
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Health, Wellness and Fitness

We use Aeries for our attendance and out grade book in our school district. The attendance is easy to use but I personally liked the grade book before they did the updates last year. It still works fine but I feel that it's now as user friendly as it used...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Primary/Secondary Education

Sometimes it is hard to find what I am looking for

Banner by Ellucian
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Higher Education

Easy to use. While there is a learning curve as with many complex systems, it becomes fairly intuitive very quickly, Search functions are easy to access and use.

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Higher Education

Everything! it is not user-friendly or intuitive. It often freezes and has very specific conditions under which it will work. It's a hassle to use and update. A lot of windows hold repetitive information. The customer service is also lacking in actual...

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Videos

 

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At PowerSchool, we believe in the simple truth that every student deserves the best opportunities in life. That's why our mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their potential, in their way. From the back office to the classroom to the home, PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, learning, grading, attendance, assessment, analytics, state reporting, special education, student registration, and Finance/HR/ERP. Today, we're proud to be the leading provider of K-12 education application technology supporting over 30 million students in over 70 countries. Visit www.powerschool.com to learn more.

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PowerSchool SIS

At PowerSchool, we believe in the simple truth that every student deserves the best opportunities in life. That's why our mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their potential, in their way. From the back office to the classroom to the home, PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, learning, grading, attendance, assessment, analytics, state reporting, special education, student registration, and Finance/HR/ERP. Today, we're proud to be the leading provider of K-12 education application technology supporting over 30 million students in over 70 countries. Visit www.powerschool.com to learn more.

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Banner by Ellucian
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