June 25, 2007- RenWeb School Management Software, the industry leader in next-generation, web-based school management software, announced today that it has reached the 800-school milestone with the addition of Parkview Baptist School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Desert Christian School in Lancaster, CA. Both schools enroll more than 1600 students each.
The announcement comes three months after RenWeb announced its 700th school, demonstrating a rapid growth rate of more than one school per day.
In addition to switching to RenWeb, Parkview Baptist and Desert Christian also purchased Sage Software´s MIP Fund Accounting Solution to manage school finances. RenWeb announced last year a strategic alliance with Sage Software, adding Sage´s financial management solutions to its current offerings. Sage seamlessly integrates with RenWeb software to provide a comprehensive school management package.
Brad Lee, CEO of RenWeb, stated "The addition of two of America´s leading Christian schools to achieve our 800th school milestone confirms our leadership in the field of school management software as well as our superior ability to provide convenient, accessible and easy-to-use technology that meets the needs of schools of all sizes. With their purchase of Sage Software´s MIP Fund Accounting Solution as part of our integrated offering, both schools will now have a complete solution to process the vast amount of data that comes with schools of their size."
Joana Dieterich, Curriculum and Technology Coordinator for the K-12, 1600-student Parkview Baptist School stated "After using a combination of school management tools for years, we came to the decision we desperately needed an integrated software solution that could meet all of our accounting and school management needs. We did our research and found that RenWeb met all of those needs and more. As a large school, we have to communicate a great amount of information to the parents. Having a solution that is web-based and accessible from anywhere, at any time, takes stress off of our staff and teachers and allows them to complete their work from home and easily get in touch with parents."
Desert Christian, located in Lancaster, CA, is a K-12 school of 1800 students. David Pratt, Technology Coordinator for Desert Christian, stated "RenWeb´s staff includes former educators who understand the needs of private schools and have embraced today´s changes in education and technology. RenWeb has worked hard to keep their system on the cutting edge, a critical decision factor for a large school like Desert Christian with so many diverse families."
Desert Christian utilized the services of RenWeb´s leasing partner, Mr. Lease Commercial Lease Solutions, which provides lease to purchase solutions to clients and prospective schools.
Bill McComb of Commercial Lease Solutions stated, "We work with schools of all sizes that need comfortable and flexible payment options to fit the purchase of RenWeb into their budget. Schools can even select a seasonal repayment plan that allows them to suspend payments during summer months when school is out and revenue may be slower than usual."
RenWeb enables administrators, teachers, parents and students in more than 800 schools across North America to "switch on the power" as the leading provider of next-generation Internet-based school management software. RenWeb´s unmatched convenience and service includes complete installation of the software including conversion of data, all as part of one, low license fee, along with a client interface that provides easy access to more than 150 integrated features. Developed by a university dean, RenWeb is leading the migration of schools from client server-based to web-based systems, bringing administration, parents, students and the classroom together with anytime, anywhere access to a full range of services. Features include Admissions, Enrollment, Scheduling, Billing and Tuition Management, Lunchroom Management, Health Management, Attendance, Homework, Lesson Plans, Gradebook, Report Cards, Transcripts, Extensive Reporting Capabilities, Automated Emailing and ParentsWeb. For more information about RenWeb, visit www.renweb.com.