Do you currently process student enrollment and registration forms manually or with an outdated software system? Are you (and your employees) working overtime during peak enrollment weeks? Do you want to expand your institution and enroll more students and find that your student information system (SIS) is relying on manual forms for student information updates?
Why are schools always the last institution to change? Why are parents still receiving huge packets of school forms in the mail for registration? With the budget crisis, schools need to change to a paperless system. Schools throughout the country are using custom online forms for registration.
One school in California mentioned that his district went through 22 pallets of paper a year, just in the central copy room. That’s not including the paper that the individual schools are using. Some progressive schools have switched to eco-friendly, paperless online forms using the K-12 Online system. READ MORE » » »
Overhead for any school runs pretty high, and the only way to keep the lights on is to enroll students. That’s often easier said than done in an educational market where parents are growing more and more able to shop for schools for their children and school choice is on the rise. Your online enrollment system is the gateway between your school and parents, so it is important to put an effective system in place.
Are Christian schools living out their mission?
It seems as though the dawn of each new day is met by a another report of a public school refusing to let a child pray before lunch (Source 1), or being suspended for reading their Bible (Source 2). For Christian parents, this all-out assault on traditional values presents a choice: either let their children be taught academics at school and morality at home, or remove them from these intolerant, secular environments and send them to Christian schools that will teach morality alongside academics.
Overhead for any school runs pretty high, and the only way to keep the lights on is to enroll students and keep costs down. That’s often easier said than done in an educational market where parents are growing more and more able to shop for schools for their children and school choice is on the rise. So how do faith-based, Catholic schools compete in this market?
K-12 Online has authored this e-book to explain how to effectively market your school and the reasons behind those marketing strategies. We will be answering the marketing principles of WHO, WHAT, WHY and HOW as it relates to your school.