SFUSD Core Suite of Apps
The following apps are part of SFUSD's Core Suite . Licenses have been purchased centrally for the 2023-2024 school year for Zoom, Seesaw, Google Enterprise, Dreambox, Typing Club (Grades 2-12) and Newsela (Grades 2-12).
Teachers can post assignments and resources, collect work, facilitate collaboration, & provide feedback. Classroom is SFUSD's official Learning Management System (LMS) for grades 3-12
The Google Suite supports student communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking with apps like Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms, Drawing, and more!
Teachers can post activities and provide feedback. Students can respond using text, drawing, video, voice, etc. Seesaw is SFUSD’s official Learning Management System (LMS) for grades PK-2. Pro-licenses purchased for 2022-23.
Digital Applications Available for 2023-2024
The applications SFUSD are currently funding and supporting centrally for the 2023-24 school year are below.
- Typing Club (Grades 2-12)
- Zoom (limited licenses available)
- Dreambox (Grades K-8)
- Newsela (Grades 2-12)
- Raz Kids (Grades TK-3 and 4th/5th SpEd)
- Soundtrap (limited licenses available)
- Core Curricular Apps (Amplify, Benchmark, etc.)
- SpEd specific apps
The full range of approved apps are listed at the table below including
- free apps that have been approved such as Adobe Express, Edpuzzle, Kahoot, Padlet
- apps approved for school sites to purchase such as Nearpod, IXL, MyOn, and others
Digital Tool Progression of Core Apps
(Note: Apps that are not approved should not be used until approved to protect student privacy. Find out more about our App Approval process: sfusd.edu/app-approval)
Data Privacy at SFUSD
Apps that are not on the approved app list should not be used to protect student privacy as per board policy.
If you are interested in submitting an app for approval, please visit our App Approval process webpage.
SFUSD takes student data privacy and is in compliance with regard to state and federal requirements including COPPA, CIPA, FERPA, and SOPIPA with our district-approved online applications. Learn more about Data Privacy in SFUSD.
Reviewed but not approved
The Legal, Technology, and Curriculum & Instruction Departments have strict requirements for student data privacy and curriculum compliance. We are also subject to various Federal and State laws, and Board of Education policies. Because of these requirements, we ask that you ONLY use the approved applications listed above. This list is only here to communicate that these apps are frequently requested, but have not met our requirements. Please help us protect student privacy by not using these apps, or any other unapproved app:
- Class Dojo
- Minecraft / Minecraft Education Edition
- Parent Square
- Quizlet Live
Please choose approved applications. Please do not submit emails or help tickets about these applications - we have conducted rigorous reviews of these applications and they are not safe or appropriate for student use.
Approved Apps List
This page was last updated on November 20, 2023