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What’s paper registration costing you?

Paper costs add up.

Paper, printers, and ink fees. Stamps, envelopes, and mailers. All of these costs add up. And when your staff spends days sorting through paper packets, that costs the district or school time, too.

When you take the process online, registration can be done in a matter of minutes. That’s days of staff time you’re freeing up. And the thousands of dollars you’d spend on paper can now be better spent.

Online registration can cost less.

Think a shiny new online process sounds expensive? Think again. SchoolMint’s online registration and re-enrollment tools can actually cost much less than paper registration.

See for yourself. With the calculator below, enter the number of schools you manage and the amount of registration packets you annually create to determine what paper registration is really costing you.

Calculate your Registration
Return on Investment

How many schools are in your district or system?

How many registration packets do you create each year?

Cost of allocating staff to prepare packets

(1 hour per packet at a salary of $25 per hour)

$125,000

Cost of printing packets

($0.40 per packet for paper & printing)

$2,000

Cost of mailing packets

($.50 per packet for stamps & envelopes)

$2,500

Cost of allocating staff to follow-up
with parents & edit/review data

(1 hour per packet at a salary of $25 per hour)

$125,000

Every year, paper registration costs you: $254,500

And your families spend 2 hours completing paper registration forms.

In just your first year with SchoolMint,
you could save: $170,750

Paper printing and mailing costs are eliminated.
Total staff time to prepare, review, and validate each packet is reduced by 1.5 hours.

That’s a return on investment of: 521%

In large districts and school systems, online registration can actually pay for itself – and then some – in the first year. Plus, online registration is a time saver for families, too. It turns an arduous process that might take them hours into a user-friendly experience that’s finished in a few minutes flat.

This is just the start to your savings. Ready to uncover your full ROI with SchoolMint?

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