Schoolyard builds websites for independent schools combining the extraordinary cost benefits of open source, with the most current technologies the web has to offer. Our comprehensive CMS is built in Drupal, allowing us to set a price point that is within the budgetary scope of any school.
We are the only open source provider working exclusively with independent schools.
We cost a small fraction of the proprietary alternatives for a full-featured system.
We offer an affordable service plan instead of an annual license fee.
We have no tiered pricing; every school gets the entire system.
We require no contract term.
A school may opt out of our service plan to manage its own site.
Fifteen months ago Schoolyard launched it’s first responsive design website, and last week we launched responsive website number twenty-five. We wrote the following blog upon launching the first, and as we enter a new year where we will launch perhaps 40 more responsive websites, we think it’s worth a read. If you’ve not heard of responsive design, then read on, and if you’re not yet convinced that multiple-sites and apps for different devices will soon be a thing of the past, then perhaps these words will begin to sway your point of view.
“Drupal is used by 71 of the top 100 US Universities, including MIT, Harvard, and every other Ivy League school.”
Vice President Acquia
"Working with you and your team has been great. We are excited about the site...I think it will be a wonderful tool for the school, both in communicating externally and for the Harlem Academy family. Thank you very much for ensuring things stayed within our budget, for helping us create a great site and for your support of the school."
Communications Director Harlem Academy
“So many web applications are free, or nearly free, why is it that independent school web solutions often cost a small fortune? Someone should offer a reasonably priced service of integrating these free applications into a system and managing them for our schools”
Former Admission Director
Independent School 2011
“The timing is perfect for an open source solution for independent school websites, and Drupal is the ideal platform. For Schoolyard to provide this service, at this time, could not be more perfectly scripted. It’s fantastic.”
Data Management Company for Independent Schools
“Are you ready to move forward at the speed of open source? You should be, because that’s what’s required to reach escape velocity from the gravitational pull of proprietary platforms.”
President Open Source Initiative
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Learn more about the schoolyard open source solution for independent schools. Call schoolyard at 401.272.0079 or signup for demo.
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