State College, Pennsylvania, Oct. 8, 2009 — Schoolwires ranked in the top ten fastest growing private education companies across the nation for the third consecutive year, according to Inc. magazine. It is the only company in the K-12 market that has achieved the Top 10 ranking for three consecutive years. In addition, the company ranked in the Inc. 5000 as the 605th fastest growing private company in 2009. Schoolwires is one of the nation’s leading providers of strategic website and community management solutions for building stronger school communities, more effective schools and greater student success.
The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2005 through 2008. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by the first week of 2005, and therefore able to show four full calendar years of sales. Additionally, they have to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2008. Revenue in 2005 must have been at least $200,000, and revenue in 2008 must have been at least $2 million. The top 10 percent of companies on the list constitute the Inc. 500, now in its 28th year. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com/inc5000/2009/index.htm
Schoolwires Inc. (www.schoolwires.com) is headquartered in State College, Pennsylvania, USA.
Schoolwires provides strategic online communication, community-management and productivity solutions to the K-12 education market. The company’s core product is CentricityTM, which brings together robust and flexible website management, community management and web 2.0/social network capabilities in a single, user-centric solution. Schoolwires also delivers Schoolwires Synergy™, a digital file sharing solution, Schoolwires Assist™, a service request solution, and Schoolwires Share, an exclusive online client community and support center. Schoolwiresworks with nearly 1,000 districts, over 5,000 schools and an estimated 5 million users across the nation.