Edmodo Pricing: Features, Costs and Top Alternatives

Disclaimer: Edmodo has announced the software has been sunsetted as of September 22, 2022.

Edmodo is a learning management system for schools and school districts. It’s free to use, but also offers premium services.


How Much is Edmodo?

Edmodo is an entirely cloud-based solution that’s available to users through a web browser in two ways.

Edmodo “Freemium”: Any student, teacher, parent or school administrator can create an account for free.

The solution operates as a social platform (similar to Facebook) to communicate announcements and assignments online. The features available for free include:

  • Unlimited document storage
  • Integration with Microsoft Office and Google Apps
  • Mobile access
  • Security and privacy tools

The vendor offers two plans for schools and districts: Personal and Pro. The Personal plan is free for individual teachers and includes 1 GB of cloud storage, a classroom space, Edmodo community resources, personal groups, messaging, class calendar, a dedicated app for parents and email support.

The Pro plan includes all of the features of the Personal plan, plus unlimited cloud storage, Zoom meetings, professional groups, community pages, administrative tools and analytics, onboarding support, prioritized support, an institution resource library and training. It requires at least 200 users enrolled and pricing starts at $8 per user based on annual billing. Districts that want to learn more about the Pro plan can contact Edmodo for a quote.

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How to Reduce the Costs

Edmodo is free to use, so it’s easy to test it before buying. LMS alternatives resemble Edmodo for targeting K-12 education, and offer similar features at lower costs depending on your number of learners.

Moodle is an open source solution available to download for free. Its Moodle Cloud plans has a 45-day free trial that includes 1,000 users and 5 GB of storage. Its lower-priced tier, Starter, costs $110 per year for 50 users and has up to 250 MB of storage. For a small school, Moodle could be a less expensive option.

Edsby is another solution that specializes in schools. It’s is free for parent accounts but specific pricing for schools is not available.

Bottom Line

Edmodo is free to use where instructors are also given unique tools for creating lessons.

While Edmodo is a popular elearning option, there are many similar LMS solutions.

If you need a starting point to learn about LMS solutions, check out The Definitive Guide to Learning Management Systems. It discusses all the features and benefits of LMS software, and has a buyer’s guide for identifying the right fit for your school.

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