Digital Applications Available for 2023-2024

The applications SFUSD are currently funding and supporting centrally for the 2023-24 school year are below.

  • Google
  • Seesaw
  • 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 

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 following applications have been reviewed for student data privacy and educational effectiveness, and do not meet the District's standards

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:

  • Chegg
  • Class Dojo
  • EPIC
  • Flipgrid
  • Kami
  • Kidblog
  • LiveSchool
  • Minecraft / Minecraft Education Edition
  • Parent Square
  • PLT4m
  • Prodigy
  • Quizlet
  • Quizlet Live
  • Quizziz
  • Remind
  • Zearn

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

Applications below have active contracts. If you have an app request that has been recently approved, it will appear on the list below once there is an active contract. You do not need to re-request an application that already went through the apps approval process.

This page was last updated on April 10, 2024