Discover the #1 rated platform for early education with our best pricing ever
Join thousands of schools and millions of parents using brightwheel every day
All-in-one early childcare solution
Ideal for single or multi-site centers, who have more than 1 staff and/or are looking to grow
- Share milestones, photos, and videos to keep families connected
- Send messages, newsletters, and SMS alerts to share important updates
- Accept online forms, signatures, and messages to make applying easier for families
- Streamline application tracking and waitlist management to reduce your paperwork
- Provide staff an easy tool to customize lesson plans and manage daily reports
- Enable staff to make observations per State, DRDP, and Montessori standards
- Use direct or group-based messaging with staff to share updates and foster community
- Automate tuition invoicing and charges, including early pick-up, late drop-off, and late payments
- Give families the option to pay online, turn-on autopay, and print their year-end receipts directly
- Get next business day direct deposits and get paid on time
- Centralize records and get accurate financial reports to simplify the year-end tax process
- Stay COVID-19 compliant with contactless check-in, health checks, and room ratio tracking
- Rest easy with phone or live chat support, directly from your brightwheel web or mobile app
- Schedule events and activities on the calendar to easily share with families and staff
Which plan is right for you?
Activities & learning
State learning standards
Kiosk mode check-in
Digital signatures check-in
Parent & staff messaging
Management & licensing
Online staff & parent sign-up
Automated invoicing & bill pay
Invoicing & bill pay
Highly competitive ACH & Credit card fees with no hidden costs
Discounted ACH & CC fees
Customer service & support
Online help center
Webinars & blog articles
Dedicated support team
Less than 20 students
1 staff member
Staff & parent access
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to install any software?
Brightwheel consists of a web app and mobile apps. Our web app is 100% web based, meaning you can access it anywhere and there’s no software to install on your computer. Our mobile apps can be downloaded in your app store to benefit from our functionality on the go.
Is my data safe?
We take your trust very seriously and have invested a great deal to build the most reliable and secure platform in early education.
What if I need help getting started?
If you need help setting up your account, or have any questions about using brightwheel, an award-winning Customer Support Hero is ready to spring into action. Brightwheel support can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.