Procare Software


 

Procare is a child care software solution that allows users to manage educational facilities and child care centers. The product offers multiple modules that can keep track of family data and accounting, meals, payroll, employee data, activities, payroll, expenses and ledgers and attendance.

Users can buy modules individually, or they can purchase the entire package.

Procare’s family data is the core module of its solution, designed to eliminate the need for paperwork and physical planners. It helps users track student information, including registration details, emergency contact details, schedules, enrollment history, key milestones and immunization history.

Procare can also be accessed through the web with the help of the secure Procare Cloud, where data is automatically updated each night. This gives users the benefit of mobility, security, free updates and an online parent portal.

 

Procare - Family data
 
  • Procare - Family data
    Family data
  • Procare - Activity tracker
    Activity tracker
  • Procare - Attendance tracker
    Attendance tracker
  • Procare - Bookkeeping and accounting
    Bookkeeping and accounting
  • Procare - Tuition payments
    Tuition payments
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Edward from KIDDOS ACADEMY
Specialty: Daycare

July 2016

July 2016

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I like the product & support but I hate the way the reports are being set. It is obviously set for an owner and his wife!!! You can NOT generate a simple receivables report with this software and there is NO way to generate a day or week report for payments received in a list format as a matter of fact you cannot get a list report in the entire reports menu except an attendance report that shows total hours attended that is it there is no other list report so in most cases it leaves owners clueless on how much money center collected for any period of time. I talked to technical support for an hour before I was told that there is no such report!!!????
I have been with Procare Software for years but unfortunately I see my self parting away in the near future.

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YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GENERATE RECEIVABLES REPORTS WITH THIS SOFTWARE

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This is a complex software that take education to customize to your needs & if you are not the one taking a payment good luck finding a simple receivables report in this software.

 
 
 
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Joie Lynne from The Perception Training Center, Inc.

June 2017

June 2017

We are fairly new to the system and the support staff is awesome to work with

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I like that everything is compacted into one system and we don't have to do things manually anymore :)

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When the system goes down:(
It takes some time to clock in children and teachers! But we have this with any new technology.
Anytime we ever have a problem, Customer support representative
is very willingly to help us! It is so nice that we have built a relationship with her.

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Rita from Brownsville Preparatory Institute
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Customer support representative was very inciteful with helping me

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Ability to see all transactions and info . The attendance feature is a plus to for billing purposes .

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My lack of total ability know all functions of the software are the only limitations

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Nicholas from Small Wonders Child Care

June 2017

June 2017

The support team is always willing to assist.

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Tuition express. Allows us to batch select our families to collect dues. Time management is important to us.

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Batch clock in. During the school months when busses arrive it's convenient to have the ability to check in the children all at once when they get off the bus.

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Courtney from Mustard Seed Kidz
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Really wonderful, so excited!!!

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more time to be doing other duties in the school.

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It takes away a lot of the human error that happens when you are transferring payments for one system to another.

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Tom from The Chastain School, LLC

June 2017

June 2017

Server crashes, restored database files from a remote cloud based backed up database files.

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We have use PC for almost 10 years and realy like everything from Tution Express to Corp Organizer.

Tech Support is always very good and we have had very few problems as a PC customer over the years.

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Financial reporting, we prefer Quickbooks financial reports and flexibility.

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Tony from Kings Local Schools
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Support was AWESOME helping fix the issue. Greg knew how to resolve the issue quickly and efficien

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Easy to use. Very intuitive. i would recommend to others. The help section on the webpage is also very useful.

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If there is an issue, the support can be a long, long wait. other than a long wait, I have yet to find any glaring issues.

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Casey from Little friends school
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Super please with customer support

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Lots of features I can really use. Not hard to understand or navigate. Easy for others to use at our center as well

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I cannot put pop up alerts on an account to help remind/inform others of certain things that particular family may need or require.

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Sumaira from Just Us Kids Child Development Center

June 2017

June 2017

The support team on all fronts, that we've needed, have been wonderful and patient!

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The family data component has been the easiest to learn and work with. We've been using this system for years and are fairly comfortable with it.

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Rachelle from Rainbow child care too

June 2017

June 2017

Procare has made running the daycare so much easier

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The ease of keeping track of child attendance, employee attendance, and tuition, and absentee days for children attending.

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Sometimes the program won't load on the computer I am using. The log in screen takes too long to load to check employees in and out

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Katie from Suncrest Early Learning Center

June 2017

June 2017

Procare meets the needs of our center

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The software allows us to combine many things into 1 system. Employees use to clock-in, parents check the children in/out, it stores child emergency contacts, we can print timecards from the software, etc.

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Procare is very user friendly and has a lot of helpful functions. Parents also love the security of using their fingerprint for identification.

Cons

The check-in screen for parents to use freezes somewhat frequently. It can be very inconvenient when we need to reboot during the busy pick-up hours.

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Laura from First United Methodist Church

June 2017

June 2017

Wonderful

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nothing, its a great software for our program . Still trying to figure out all the tabs for billing and printing the bill at the end of the month

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Reps to talk you through questions and using program. Our program has different prices so its nice to adjust bill to fit our needs

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Paige from Seaside Preschool
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Has made such a difference in running my preschool

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The ability to bill parents seamlessly, mass text message families, tuition express and credit card payments, tracking expenses and P&L statements, management of my wait list, parent check in computer etc

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We would like a parent portal with daily sheets, so parents can see how their little ones are doing at school. This is being rolled out soon!

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Brenda from Duneland YMCA - Childcare

May 2017

May 2017

The Customer Representative was wonderful, addressing all my questions patiently and efficiently.

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Ease in billing for a variety of cycles ie. Preschool; 1/2 day preschool; School Age and Camp. (4 different billing programs)

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It's so flexible to make the billing process catered to the needs of the client. Very easy to use and learn. I've only been using it for a few weeks now, in my new position, and its already been revamped for some fabulous time saving changes. Big kudos to Mark on your staff for giving great suggestions to fix certain issues, and make a complex situation much simpler. I'm very happy for all the changes we implemented to our system this afternoon.(5/26/17)

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Laurie from Lifetime Tax & Accounting

May 2017

May 2017

Michelle was extremely patient with me! I got all the answers to my questions. Very happy.

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I am just starting to learn Procare. I will reserve judgement until a later time. I don't have anything else to say.

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I am just starting to learn Procare. I will reserve judgement until a later time. I don't have anything else to say.

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Michelle from Jeremiah Program

May 2017

May 2017

Michelle Garcia was very helpful and worked to solve my agency posting error.

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Easy to understand and use. The help provided by ProCare and the accessibility of the program makes this program ideal for use in a childcare setting. Other accounting programs are not tailored to our business.

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The accounting program and childcare program software meets all of my needs. The only frustrating encounter is the wait for assistance.

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William from Key To Life, Inc.

May 2017

May 2017

Michelle was exceptional in helping me solve a problem. She is a joy to work with.

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Very flexible software to work with. We have been using it for about 7 years now and would never replace it.

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Emily from The Remnant Academy

May 2017

May 2017

All childcare information is easy to access

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All of the information we need to run a childcare center is in one program. There isn't anything they didn't think of.

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Quick speed, customized reports for anything imaginable, parent's portal to clock in/out, scheduling for employees, individual child tracking, bulk text messaging & emailing

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Doing my own configuration. Only because I don't understand all of the settings. There's really not much not to like. it's perfect for childcare

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Carole from Account Ability Accounting Service

May 2017

May 2017

Great for managing childcare issues; needs improvement in accounting functions

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It does a great job managing kids and their needs. Lots of great features for the childcare industry. Great support team (live person, US based, short wait times, knowledgeable reps.).

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Not so great on the accounting side. Not intuitive; cumbersome to do accounting tasks. Does not prepare payroll tax returns. Does not combine locations for payroll tax returns; have to build workarounds in Excel. Does not do comparative financial statements.

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Denise from Peachtree Academy
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Benji was so very helpful to me, so helpful that I got his ext. for the next time that I need help.

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The ability to keep up with most everything and anything you need to provide the Teachers and Parents with.

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The Reports, they are very helpful as far as keeping up with my daily duties. I put them into the log book.

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That you cant refund a payment to a parent if they pay straight from there checking account. I could have been me that made the mistake.

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Patti from Pattikakes' A Place To GrOw
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

May 2017

May 2017

I really like Procare it makes my daily life much easier.

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Organizes the information that we require on families and who is in the building is wonderful.
The program is overall easy to use.

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The information that you enter on family members does not just go to each member you need to reenter the information. Address, phone numbers.
When entering immunizations there should be a more convenient way to add multiple immunizations with the same date.

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