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Score 9.7 out of 100
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Score 2.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

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

Synergy Education Platform

It is well suited for all K-12 education systems that are looking for effective ways to improve and streamline their information. It would not be as useful for a college or a university system as it does not have the complexity needed in order to carry out all of the specific functions that a university system would need.
Jaclyn Parker, MPA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

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

Synergy Education Platform

  • Attendance Tracking
  • IEP management
  • Gradebook Management
  • Disciplinary Infractions
  • Parent Communication
Whitney Garnai, M. Ed. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

Synergy Education Platform

  • More education tools
  • Improve and cleaner design
Jaclyn Parker, MPA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Hero, by Schoolmint

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

Synergy Education Platform

No score
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Usability

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

Synergy Education Platform

No score
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Support Rating

Hero, by Schoolmint

Hero, by Schoolmint 8.8
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

Synergy Education Platform

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Alternatives Considered

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

Synergy Education Platform

I like how synergy has everything in one place.
Whitney Garnai, M. Ed. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

Synergy Education Platform

  • Saved Time
  • Saved Money
  • Easier to Access Analytics
Jaclyn Parker, MPA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Hero, by Schoolmint

General

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

Synergy Education Platform

General

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

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