Schoology vs. Edmodo: Key Features and Price Comparison

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

Schoology and Edmodo are two learning management solutions that focus strongly on the K-12 market. Both solutions encourage collaboration between teachers and students, and are deployed in the cloud. However, Schoology and Edmodo have several differences.

Comparing Products

Here are excerpts from our reviews of Schoology and Edmodo that summarize each solution.

Schoology: Schoology is a learning management system (LMS) solution designed for collaboration between any kind of learner and instructor. The solution is intended for K-12 learning, higher education and corporate training programs.

A core focus of Schoology’s LMS solution is to enable collaboration, with frequent checkpoints to ensure learners are engaging with the material. The most recent addition to the solution is assessment management, which brings learning management features to assessments.

Edmodo: Edmodo is a learning management platform that augments classroom learning with social learning for students and teachers in kindergarten to 12th grades. It’s set up like a social networking feed, similar to Facebook. Students, teachers and parents can communicate with posts, and other users can like or comment on them.

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Schoology and Edmodo has a few similar attributes. Both solutions:

  • Are deployed in the cloud
  • Provide free accounts for teachers, students and parents, as well as paid accounts with advanced features
  • Primarily targets the K-12 market
  • Provide features that encourage collaboration and social learning
  • Have a global support community where teachers communicate with other teachers

Two Core Differences

1.) Price

Both solutions offer a free account as well as paid accounts. The types of paid accounts differ, however.

Schoology: Schoology’s Basic plan is its free version. Its paid versions are Enterprise and Enterprise Plus. The Enterprise plan offers many advanced features, such as premium integration, dedicated implementation and support, and system-level administration. The Enterprise Plus package includes all features of the Basic and Enterprise plans, but adds assessment management and proficiency reporting features. Note that we don’t have prices for the Enterprise accounts, so you’ll want to contact Schoology directly for quotes.

Edmodo: The vendor offers two plans for schools and districts: Personal and Pro. While the Personal plan is free for individual teachers, Pro is a paid plan that includes advanced features. The Personal plan 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, professional groups, community pages, administrative tools and analytics, onboarding support, prioritized support, an institution resource library and training. It starts at $8 per user and is based on annual billing. Districts that want to learn more about the Pro plan can contact Edmodo for a quote.

Bottom Line: Schoology’s free account has basic features that appeal to teachers, students and parents. However, its more advanced features aren’t free. With Edmodo, on the other hand, users can get many features for free.

2.) System Integration

Schoology: Schoology integrates with many different apps, such as Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Blackboard Collaborate, Moodle, PowerSchool, Evernote and YouTube. It also synchronizes with a School Information System (SIS).

Edmodo: Edmodo integrates with Google Apps, Microsoft Office and Zoom. Its offers SIS integration as an optional service.

Bottom Line: Integration with Google and Microsoft is included in Edmodo’s free plan, whereas for Schoology, integration with those apps isn’t available in its free account.

Comparing Offerings

We’ve compared different offerings of Schoology and Edmodo, including training, customer service and shortcomings.

Customer Service

Schoology: For troubleshooting issues, Schoology has a ticket system for users to submit requests, along with a customer service number. A support community is also available for users to submit their ideas about new features.

Edmodo: Edmodo has a dedicated help center for students, parents and teachers to find answers for common troubleshooting issues and other questions. Users can also submit a support request, ask questions to other users, send feedback to Edmodo or find out information on product releases from the help center.

Edmodo’s support staff consists of former educators who are experienced in classroom settings.

Bottom Line: Both solutions have a help desk ticket system, user support community, webinars and tutorials. However, Edmodo works with former educators dedicated to helping current teachers with best practices.


Schoology: Some users have mentioned that uploading and posting Google Assignments/Google Forms within Schoology can be confusing and time-consuming. Also, Schoology has robust features, so users can expect a learning curve as they try to navigate the software.

Edmodo: Edmodo is generally targeted to the K-12 market rather than higher education. It’s also not aimed at businesses. Edmodo doesn’t include content authoring tools.

Bottom Line: Both solutions have the K-12 market as their main target, although Schoology has offerings for higher education and businesses.


Both Schoology and Edmodo may share some similarities, but, there are distinct differences between the two solutions. You’ll want to look at each one individually to determine if either solution fits your institution’s needs.

If you need more information on LMS solutions in general, our dedicated buyer’s guide can help. In it, we detail the benefits, features and what to look for when purchasing a solution.

If you’re looking for alternatives to Schoology or Edmodo, head over to our Reviews page for detailed reviews on various LMS solutions.

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  1. I find it very disappointing that I cannot see your prices for Enterprise and Enterprise Plus, this leads me to believe that I will be forced to listen to a sales pitch and then be nagged constantly by phone calls and emails, when all I want to do is to find out if my company can even afford one of those options right now. If you really want business you should show your prices up front.