School-Pass Raises Funding to Grow in K-12 School Market

11/8/17

School-Pass, the leading K-12 student logistics platform, has raised a post-seed round from A3 Education to accelerate sales and marketing. School-Pass enables K-12 school communities to efficiently manage student arrival and dismissal operations, while enhancing student safety and campus security by integrating real-time GPS, RFID, and license plate data into a patented K-12 logistics platform.

Parents have mobile tools to manage authorized driver lists and to communicate transportation plan changes to the school, automatically notifying staff and teachers, and seamlessly pushing real-time data into afternoon dismissal processes such as carline dismissal, bus boarding, and afterschool attendance management – making chaotic afternoon dismissals safer and 50% faster.

School-Pass is used by private, public and charter K-12 schools across the United States. School-Pass is proud to have a 97% renewal rate and has doubled the number of schools it partners with from 2016 to 2017.

Mark Ruiters, Founder and CEO, announced, "I am really excited to partner with A3 Education, a leader in K-12 charter education. The strategic investment will help us scale the business quickly to streamline operations and enhance student safety for K-12. We could not have hoped for a better partner."

Sean McManus, Executive Chairman & CEO of A3 Education, remarked, "We see the power and versatility of the School-Pass solution and its ability to help K-12 schools drive efficiency and enhance student safety, while dramatically increasing parent engagement. The breadth and depth of the platform is very impressive, and we want to be a part of their journey to bring this unique and exciting technology to K-12."

About School-Pass

School-Pass is the leading student logistics platform that offers K-12 schools the ability to manage students' arrival, daily schedules, dismissal and afterschool activities that provides efficiency and enhanced safety to parents, teachers, and administrators through real-time communication and transparency. (www.school-pass.com)

About A3 Education

A3 Education develops, manages and operates charter schools and private schools throughout the world and serves students from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Our delivery systems utilize the best educational and organizational practices that have been proven effective in increasing academic performance and career success for all students. We achieve these aims in a cost effective and highly efficient manner. (www.a3education.org)

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