West’s Education group powers the school-to-home messaging needs for more K-12 schools, districts, and school boards than any other provider across North America.

School public relations officials and technology directors rely on the SchoolMessenger family of products from West to engage effectively with parents, staff, and other constituents. SchoolMessenger has been a recognized name in education circles since its award-winning notification system began serving schools in 1999. Since then, SchoolMessenger solutions have grown to include websites, custom mobile apps, social media management tools, safe student email, and more – plus single sign-on to tie together web-based applications.


Why Educators Choose West

SchoolMessenger products from West have earned the respect of an exceptional number of K-12 organizations for several reasons.

West’s SchoolMessenger solutions family was also an early signatory to the Student Privacy Pledge and adheres to its twelve stringent standards as part of a complete commitment to protecting student data.

Learn more about the comprehensive SchoolMessenger product portfolio below.

Education Solutions

School Notification

Reach parents, guardians, and students with rapid notifications and alerts via SMS text, voice, email, social media, web, and more. SchoolMessenger Communicate is K-12’s most chosen notification service.

School Websites

Engage the broad school community with a custom-designed, responsive website. SchoolMessenger Presence is the website content management system built for K-12 education and is the choice of thousands of school districts.

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School Mobile Apps

SchoolMessenger CustomApp provides custom school apps for both Apple iOS and Android mobile devices. Connect with parents and the learning community with a mobile app that highlights your unique brand.

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K-12 Social Media Management

SchoolMessenger K12 Social is the most complete social media management tool for schools and districts – a single place for social publishing, conversation monitoring, analytics, and much more. Manage, monitor, and grow your social presence easily.

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Student Email Safety

Keep students and schools safer with advanced email and cloud file filtering plus human monitoring services. SchoolMessenger SafeMail intelligently flags potential safety threats and improves compliance with federal laws like CIPA and COPPA.

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Secure Documents

SchoolMessenger SecureFile saves districts money and time by distributing important files – everything from sensitive documents like report cards and progress reports to everyday communications like school flyers – without having to print and mail them.

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K-12 Single Sign-On

SchoolMessenger Passport helps schools simplify the login process for web-based resources. With Passport, students and staff can easily connect with hundreds of popular education products with just one ID and password.

911 Solutions
9-1-1 Solutions

In an emergency, getting the right information to the right responders is essential. West’s safety solutions help school campuses implement an immediate response and coordinate with public safety for improved outcomes.