Claris for K-12 Education

Unlock the advantages
of education technology
with Claris.

For over 30 years, Claris has empowered innovators
at over 14,000 schools all over the world to work smarter and faster.

K-12 leaders rely on Claris to connect school systems, synchronize their data, and dedicate more time to student success.


Claris Smart Pack

Need to eliminate manual, resource-draining tasks? We have the time-saving solution for you.

Introducing the Claris Smart Pack – a portfolio of ready-made apps to help K-12 schools and libraries manage a variety of responsibilities like attendance tracking, event planning, and more.

Claris Smart Pack includes
ECF Records Manager.

Are you helping to close the homework gap with the Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) Program? This $7.17 billion program helps K-12 schools and libraries nationwide buy connected devices for students and teachers who need them.

With the new ECF Records Manager app, you get a purpose-built, one-stop shop for automated, integrated record-keeping as mandated by the ECF Program.

ECF Records Manager, created by Claris Platinum Partner, iSolutions, helps schools and libraries:

Save countless hours of manual, error-prone data entry when tracking devices, users, service dates, documents, and more.

Consolidate and easily manage required information from multiple sources.

Leverage Claris Connect integrations with mobile device management technology, like Jamf Pro.

Claris Smart Pack:
A complete digital collection.

With Claris Smart Pack, you get a full suite of ready-made apps, created by Claris Partners to improve your school, classroom, and library productivity. All apps are flexible, customizable, and ready to use immediately after download.

Claris Smart Pack also includes Claris FileMaker and Claris Connect, allowing you to customize any ready-made app to perfectly fit your school’s needs.

Manages all aspects of student transportation for schools and districts.

bzTransport Beezwax Datatools, Inc.

Simplifies the tracking and management of your school’s inventory of supplies.

CSM Lite Solis Digital

Tracks attendance for a variety of school events like field trips, sports, crafts, and more.

Harmonic Attendance Tracker (HAT) Harmonic Data Associates, Inc.

Tracks and manages student community service hours from anywhere with ease.

High5 Lite EduOptics, LLC

Collects and organizes standardized physical fitness data on the playground, field, or campus.

PhysFit PFT Lite EduOptics, LLC

Streamlines the check-in process for ticketed and preregistered events.

Soliant Event Admittance Soliant Consulting

Easily manages daily health screenings for students and faculty to attend class or camp.

Soliant Health Questionnaire Soliant Consulting

Manages remote student verification and curbside meal delivery for schools.

The MealID Lite Shaman Software

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What happens when a pandemic hits and schools go virtual almost overnight?

Beverly Public Schools serves over 4,500 students from PK-12 and leverages the Claris Platform and Apple School Manager. When COVID-19 hit, Beverly was able to flip a switch nearly overnight and “create remote school.”

Claris FileMaker is additional staff. I see Claris FileMaker as a staff member. Our old system was very archaic and everything was by paper. We use Claris FileMaker for anything technology-related. Plus, with Claris Connect and Apple School Manager, what’s so amazing is the fact that you can just get all your information right there.
Steve Palomo, IT director Beverly Public Schools

Claris Connect for
Apple School Manager powers automated
SIS data integration in minutes.

Say goodbye to manual roster updates. With Claris Connect, you can unlock a world of learning possibilities with the seamless flow of data from a student information system (SIS) to Apple School Manager.

Simple and free.

For schools deploying Apple devices using Apple School Manager, Claris Connect is available at no additional cost.

OneRoster® certified.

Claris Connect is IMS Global Certified for the OneRoster® specification that supports secure sharing of roster, course, enrollment, and grades data with Apple School Manager.

Easily create Managed Apple IDs at scale.

Provides access to Apple teaching tools with the technology to work in and out of the classroom. Learn more about Managed Apple IDs for Apple School Manager.

Unlock Apple teaching and learning apps.

Tap into the power of Classroom and Schoolwork to keep students on track, easily assign activities, and collaborate in real time. Learn more about Apple tools that work in and out of class.

Keep student and staff data secure.

When it comes to data privacy and security, Apple and Claris have you covered. Learn more about Privacy and Security for Apple Products in Education.

Incompatible systems cause big data issues and a lot of manual work.

Claris Connect delivers the broad integration platform needed to connect apps you choose, synchronizing data automatically and saving valuable time.

Premade connectors.

Leverage premade connectors to easily establish data flows between multiple apps.

Automated workflows.

Create automated workflows between your everyday applications — saving you time and improving data integrity.

Existing tools.

Get better value from the tools you already use and own.

Claris FileMaker helps education innovators bring their ideas to life.

Struggling with tedious locker assignments? How about virtual attendance? When there’s no app for that — FileMaker helps you create it. With the rapid development of custom apps, you’re ready to tackle any school task.

Respond quickly to unique IT requests, like adopting virtual attendance during distance learning.

Transform paper-driven, labor-intensive processes to simple digital tasks that can be completed in a few keystrokes.

Aggregate and analyze information from multiple sources and disseminate it one simple interface.

Gain substantial cost savings and efficiencies by running a modern public school system on a single platform.

Learn more about Claris FileMaker

When there’s no app for that, schools create them with Claris FileMaker.

Ethel Dwyer Middle School used the Claris FileMaker platform to build a variety of custom apps for their school, including:

  • Streamlining administrative tasks.
  • Digitizing manual processes.
  • Transforming student behavior.

And while each app solved a different problem, together they contributed to an overall result: reducing administrative burden and channeling efforts to improve student outcomes.

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Want to discuss digital transformation for your school district?

Claris offers powerful, innovative solutions – whether you’re looking for the best way to manage devices and data for the ECF Program, seeking how to easily automate manual processes, or wanting SIS integration.

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Help when you need it.

Take advantage of an extensive ecosystem that includes a global professional partner network, in-depth learning resources, and an active online community — including educators, administrators, and district IT problem solvers like you.

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Choose one of 1,400 global partners to help build an app for you.

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Claris Marketplace

Don’t want to start from a blank slate? Claris Marketplace gives you direct access to starter apps, add-ons, extensions, templates, tools, and training.

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