Writing a School Software RFP? Here Are 5 Tips to Get Started.

One of the most challenging projects a private school can undertake is evaluating, selecting, and implementing new software. Some schools have robust IT departments to lead that charge, while others have a small group of committed staff tasked with change management. Either way, it is critical to have a process to vet vendors and products. Here we offer tips to help streamline the process, including: 

  • Gathering input from all stakeholders
  • Defining your requirements
  • Outlining criteria for vendor selection
  • Setting a realistic budget and timeline
  • Establishing expectations

Check out our free tip sheet to get started.

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Related Resources


K–12 School Software Buyer’s Guide


K-12 School Software Vendor Scorecard


Change Management in the K–12 Business Office