How much does it cost to build a classroom management app?

Standard price for a classroom management app: $15,000

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What is a classroom management app?

A classroom management application is a web or mobile application that records student attendance, grades assignments and exams, compiles students' individual assessments into an overall course grade, and provides teachers with data that can be used to improve their teaching methods. The app may also include features for communicating with students such as sending announcements to the entire class or contacting specific students.

Classroom management apps often share components with other student management apps, such as attendance management or gradebook apps. Popular classroom management applications include Remind, ClassDojo, and StudentPoint.

Here are some recent classroom management app examples built with Crowdbotics:

  • An app specifically for schools, teachers, and parents. Students, teachers and parents would have log in and profiles. Students would have button options of classes, events, wall, news. Teachers would have access to student metrics and the ability to post on class pages. Parents would have same access as their children, as well as communicate with teachers.

What is the typical cost to build a classroom management app?

A classroom management app usually costs $15,000 to build. However, the total cost can be as low as $10,000 or as high as $20,000. A classroom management app with a low number of features (also known as a "minimum viable product", or MVP) will be more affordable than an app that includes all intended functionality.

For example, here are some recent classroom management app price quotes from Crowdbotics:

  • $15,000

Here are some considerations that may impact the cost of a app:

How long does it take to build a classroom management app?

A classroom management app usually takes 200 hours to build. However, a classroom management app can be built in as few as 133 hours, or in as many as 267 hours. The exact timeline mostly depends on how complicated your app is. As a general rule, it will take longer if you require highly custom designs, niche features, or non-standard release platforms.

For example, the most recent classroom management apps built with Crowdbotics received the following hourly estimates:

  • 200

How to successfully grow your classroom management application

An app for managing a classroom should focus on helping teachers achieve learning outcomes. The app should be able to track student progress and make it easy for students to access the lessons that they need. Classroom management apps can also increase their user base by providing value-added features such as auto-grading and student tracking across multiple platforms.

Risks and challenges of building a classroom management application

A classroom management app is a great way to enable educators to streamline the classroom management process, but there are risks associated with the use of these apps. If they are used for purposes that violate privacy laws or in a way that is prohibited by school policy, then they can lead to legal liability and/or disciplinary action for the educator. It is important to work closely with your app development team and school counsel to ensure that you implement your app in accordance with the applicable law and school policies.

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