18 Ratings
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Score 8.9 out of 100
29 Ratings
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Score 9.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Student and Faculty Administration

    8.4

    FACTS Student Information System

    84%

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    FACTS Student Information System ranks higher in 12/12 features

    Integrations with 3rd-Party Education Technology

    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Online Registration Management

    8.7
    87%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    District Communications, such as messaging and alerting

    9.2
    92%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Roster Management

    9.2
    92%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Platform Customization

    7.5
    75%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Teacher Self-Service

    8.5
    85%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Student Data Security

    9.5
    95%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Community Support

    9.0
    90%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Class Scheduling

    9.3
    93%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    State and National-level Reporting

    6.5
    65%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Compliance Support

    7.5
    75%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Teacher and Parent Mobile Application

    8.0
    80%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • FACTS Student Information System is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Renew
    • Hero, by Schoolmint is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.1

    FACTS Student Information System

    91%
    8 Ratings
    9.7

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    97%
    28 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    10.0

    FACTS Student Information System

    100%
    1 Rating
    9.1

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    91%
    1 Rating

    Usability

    FACTS Student Information System

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    73%
    4 Ratings

    Support Rating

    FACTS Student Information System

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    87%
    10 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    FACTS Student Information System

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    91%
    2 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    FACTS Student Information System

    We base our entire student data on the Student ID that is produced in FACTS. We create user accounts for technology and online textbooks as well as their lunch account, all based on the Student ID. We also can run many different reports using the SID as the data constant and all the other information variables are available as needed to report.
    Kevin Ray | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    Hero is a great time saver for any busy school administrator. Students are able to use technology to earn positive points and also track and manage their own discipline. It is user-friendly and adaptable to the specific needs of the school. I love writing my own tracking codes and setting the action thresholds.
    Renee DiBiasio | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    FACTS Student Information System

    • Easy to use grade book
    • Simple way to store and access health information, behavior reports, and family contact information.
    • We use FACTS in the residential aspect of our organization.
    Joshua Peters | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    • Allows ALL students to earn points at the push of a button.
    • Connects with infinite Campus so student schedules and info are always accurate on the Hero site.
    • Allows teachers to create their own groups for after school programs or even small groups in their classrooms.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    FACTS Student Information System

    • It could use more space for uploading classroom media.
    • It could lessen the number of new open windows or frames for various functions that can be done on the same screen.
    • It could incorporate more social-media like tools to make it more native for students and parents.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    • Hero had the Hero Homeroom where teachers could collaborate and receive rewards but that was discontinued. I think that a similar reward system for those who are supposed to be inputting information would be helpful, where consistency for the required input is rewarded. For example: teachers were to be recording points for all their students every period every day - if they received points for completing their input & could then choose to spend those points on rewards that would help encourage participation to make it more successful overall.
    • Too hands-off in making sure that implementation is as successful as possible.
    • Too techie for non-tech savvy people.
    Kathleen Hall | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    FACTS Student Information System

    General

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    General

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    Likelihood to Renew

    FACTS Student Information System

    FACTS Student Information System 10.0
    Based on 1 answer
    It's user-friendly, the customer service is great, and we have a significant amount of time invested in training our faculty and staff to use many aspects of FACTS within their areas of responsibility. I really like the variety of reports I can generate which gives important data to our administration and Board.
    Kim Norbeck | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    Hero, by Schoolmint 9.1
    Based on 1 answer
    It is a great product
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    FACTS Student Information System

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    Hero, by Schoolmint 7.3
    Based on 4 answers
    again. for the day to day usage, adding points is a bit of a chore but I keep doing it because the students respond
    James Harris | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    FACTS Student Information System

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    Hero, by Schoolmint 8.7
    Based on 10 answers
    Someone is always available. I like being able to call, chat, or email as needed. There are also a lot of tutorials and webinars provided. Hero does a good job of providing tools for onboarding new users and customers as well. It is easy to find whatever information you are looking for.
    Renee DiBiasio | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    FACTS Student Information System

    Switched from Blackbaud to RenWeb now FACTS. We made the change for affordability and because more software components were included. Blackbaud required the purchase of multiple additional modules.
    Lee Ann Tipton | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    We used a tardy tracking system a couple years ago but it wasn't as efficient as Hero. It did not keep track of any positive behaviors. I don't remember the name of the system but I know it only focused on the negative behaviors and giving out consequences for those negative behaviors.
    LISA JOHNSON | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    FACTS Student Information System

    • Has paid for itself many time over with the abilities it provides.
    • Can be managed by as few or as many as needed so per employee cost is great.
    • Reporting is great for almost any topic needed all the way to How many took the ACT in spring.
    Kevin Ray | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    • Definitely worth the money. The kids are happy, they're using the program as often as they can, and they appreciate the opportunity to be rewarded for their good behavior.
    • We've been able to sustain a store, and that's super awesome. I know we wouldn't be able to without the help of Hero and the ways in which we keep the hype.
    • I think I need more help with teacher adoption. We have a lot of initiatives at our school, so we're trying to take on a little more than we can chew at this point. We're getting there though!
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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