How much does it cost to build a school website?
It’s a loaded question because there are so many variables involved in creating a school website. The cost of custom school website design is between $10K-50K depending the level of website functionality. In this post we’ll look at the different options and their pros and cons. The quick answer is that it will only cost $350 per month with School Site Press!
Building your own school website
Most people choose this option because they can save money or know a little about website design. It’s true, money can be saved building your on website with platforms like Wix but how much value do you put on your time? Going down this route means you will need to consider about the following points.
- Research which website platform is right for you.
- Do you have the graphic design skills to design your website? Parents expect to see view a well designed website that renders on mobile devices.
- Do you have technical knowledge to transform your design into a working website?
- Have you got the time to learn the content management system your website uses?
- What web hosting specifications do I need?
- Have you got the time and skills to solve any development issues yourself?
- And the list goes on…
I think the fundamental question you have to ask yourself is how much is my time worth? Then think about the hours it is going to take and the learning curve you’ll face when trying to create your school website. It much more cost efficient to commission a school web design company like School Site Press to help build your site with you.
Hiring a school web design agency
Hiring a school web design agency is a good way to go. That said, you still have choices and decision to make.
- Which school web design agency should I use?
- Do they have experience and are they reliable?
- Do they provide ongoing support if I need it?
- Is the platform easy to use and will they provide tutorials?
- How much is it going to cost?
The process of building a new school website with an agency is involved and takes time. You’ll need to work with them to form a clear vision for your website design, site structure and what functionality the site should have.
Creating a school website with an agency is a combined effort. The agency will need input and guidance from you in order to create what you want. It’s easy to see why custom school websites require a lot of time and a lot more money to achieve the end result.
The cost of building a school website with School Site Press
School Site Press is a purpose built school website design solution. Our platform over delivers on design, functionality and is affordable for all schools!
The functionality included with School Site Press would cost thousands if you were to have your site custom built with an agency. It’s fair to say our school website platform alone could be valued at $20K if you were to commision an agency to create it for you!
School Site Press is quick to set up and easy to use. It comes with an extensive list of step-by-step tutorials so you can begin creating straight away. When you need help, simply raise a ticket and we’ll get it resolved asap.
The best part is that you don’t have to wonder how much it costs to build a school website anymore!
School Site Press is only $350 inc GST for all schools!
Take a look at our school website demo to see what your school could have!
If you are interested and would like to know more in having School Site Press for your school website, we’d love to speak with you and provide a walk-through demonstration of our platform.
We look forward to speaking with you.