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Parent engagement

Edsby lets families see what’s happening in all their kids’ classes at school from a single, secure app that teachers don’t have to set up themselves.

Everything about a child’s education, in real time

Edsby shows parents what each of their children is doing and how they’re doing. It shows up-to-the-minute information, including grades, homework due and attendance, and specifics of what’s being taught in each class each day.

Easy parent-teacher communication, set up automatically

Edsby lets parents communicate with the educators shaping their children’s future through groups and secure personal messages. Parents see important school and district-level news. Teachers don’t have to collect and manage parent email addresses or send cryptic codes home. Parents don’t even need an email address!

School calendar & timetable

Edsby knows about and shares the timetable for a parent’s kids, including custom day cycles and period schedules, as well as information on important upcoming tests, events, assignments, field trips or other appointments. It reminds parents when they need to do something. It even knows about club and sports events. It’s a great reference to have when booking doctor’s appointments and holidays.

Edsby’s calendar is optimized for printing, too. Daily, weekly and monthly calendars can be printed and stuck on the fridge.

View students’ best work, incl. visual stories

Built-in electronic portfolios let students share their best work. Visual learning stories for younger students, curated by their teachers, give parents a window into kindergarten and other early grade achievement.


Edsby opens communication with students and parents. Students can upload their own work, see teacher feedback and reflect on the feedback.
Tomas Johnstone, Head of Computer Science & Technology / Crestwood Preparatory College

Online registrations, bookings & approvals

Edsby forms can be used for secure, authenticated parent applications to kindergarten, IB or other programs with automatic payment processing. Edsby even has electronic field trip approvals and parent-teacher conference booking built-in.

Modern family relationships

Edsby has sophisticated definitions of parents, relatives and guardians.

Connect with other parents

If the district enables it, parents can participate in online groups with other parents for school teams, clubs or other special interest groups.

One app to rule them all

When Edsby is adopted by the school district, parents can do away with the mishmash of websites and apps individual teachers may used in the past for parent communication. Parents just need Edsby—and just one login, no matter how many children they have or what school they’re in.

Edsby takes away parent conference night and report card surprises. Attendance at conference night has actually gone down because parents already feel like they're in the loop.
Loraine Christensen, Technology Support / C. Leon King High School, Tampa, FL