A software platform as unique as your school.


Shift your focus from administration to providing rich education experiences for your students. We know schools like yours are faced with too many processes, too much ‘administrivia’ and too little time. So, why rely on multiple, outdated systems to run your school? 

Compass combines all facets of your school management into a single platform, giving you a clear view of your school operations and student outcomes to make smart decisions. 

Find time to focus on what matters. Partner with Compass and create a customised solution to transform your school.

Explore how Compass can change your school for the better.

Better track and report on student learning outcomes and wellbeing.

Streamline the enrolment process and optimise student enrolments.

More easily manage and track student finance and fee payments.

Better engage your school community and manage parent expectations.

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Consolidate your technology stack and integrate your existing systems.

Built on solid foundations. Designed with your school in mind.

Did you know Compass supports over 2,200 schools across Australia including 750+ non-government schools? We’re built on a foundation of schools from across the Independent, Catholic and Government education systems made up of individual schools to large multi-campus institutions.  

This diverse range of users makes our software both robust and compliant, but also flexible enough to cater for a huge range of needs.  This successful track record means you can be confident that we’ll configure the right solution for your school, however complex.

Why choose Compass?

Putting back into the platform.
We spend more than $20m a year on development enhancements to our software platform, with new functionality released every month to keep your school ahead of the curve.

A loyal and passionate community.

Our local, dedicated service and support drives our client retention rate of 99% since our founding over 14 years ago. Our collaborative approach to configuration, onboarding and training ensures you are fully supported every step of the way.

Schools of every shape and size.

Mainstream, vocational and specialist schools. Multi-campus, city, regional and remote schools. Schools of 20 users to schools of 6,500 users. Our diverse experience means we are the perfect partner for your school.

Loved by our customers.

We have one of the highest Net Promoter Scores (NPS) of any school management software provider in Australia. The value we bring to your school goes well beyond the platform and grows year-on-year. 

Software at scale.

Our rollout to the Catholic Education Network of 13 dioceses, 650 schools and 600,000+ users is one of the largest rollouts of a school management software platform in Australia. We understand complex education systems to achieve your school’s implementation needs.

40+ feature rich modules. Customised to your school.

Compass offers a smart platform to manage all your school’s day-to-day tasks in one place. With Compass you can consolidate your technology stack and remove the need for multiple apps - saving staff and parents time and increasing operational efficiency.

Compass easily handles attendance and wellbeing, scheduling and events, payments, communications and consent, and more. With a suite of 40+ scalable modules that unlock productivity and power reporting, you can create a customised platform aligned to your school’s unique requirements and adapt it over time as your needs change.


Leadership and School Administration
Manage the day-to-day from a single source of truth.

Learning Management 
Set learning tasks and capture reporting.

School Community 
Connect and engage with parents and guardians.

Monitor and act on the wellbeing of your students.

Seamless integration with existing systems.

Does your school use different systems and platforms? Compass integrates with best-of-breed education and finance systems to provide an intuitive interface for all your vital data. We work seamlessly with other platforms to deliver an end-to-end technology solution that streamlines processes and automates workflows to give your staff more time to focus on what really matters.

Get to know Compass

Make the switch with personalised onboarding.

Every project is unique, just like your school - so your onboarding experience with Compass will be tailored to your needs. A dedicated project team will guide you through system setup, data migration and testing. Meanwhile, getting your staff familiar with Compass couldn’t be easier, all training is designed to run at your own pace, so you can be confident everyone will be ready to go on launch day and beyond.

Data transfer support
Help through all stages of data transfer and organisation.

Comprehensive user testing
Users can trial Compass in a safe space prior to launch.

Extensive training
Full training offered for staff and parents to make all users comfortable.

Expert support
Extended support hours available over chat, email or phone and provided by our expert team.

Success plan
Fully personalised technology implementation approach with a dedicated account manager.

Be part of a connected community

All compass schools are invited to join our private community group. With over 2,500 active members sharing tips and advice each day, it will become an invaluable source of crowdsourced advice and connection.

See it in action.

Watch this 5-minute demo. We take you through the best of Compass and show you just a few of the features which will change the way your school works for the better.


Like what you see?

Great! Simply complete the short form and we’ll email you all the information you need to get to know Compass, and how our smart software can help you to drive results for your school.


Not quite ready to decide?

That’s ok! There’s a lot of consideration which goes into choosing the right software for your school. Why not download our guide to buying software? In it you’ll learn the four key areas you’ll need to consider and get helpful action points to find the right answers.