Edmentum Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators
Edmentum is a provider of online learning programs designed to drive student achievement for academic and career success. With more than 50 years of experience driving significant advances in the industry, Edmentum offers a wide variety of innovative learning programs to empower 21st-century teaching and learning.
Recent acquisitions of learning technology companies such as Archipelago Learning and Educational Options helped prepare PLATO Learning for its transition to Edmentum. The company has expanded beyond the PLATO Learning product brand to include a comprehensive portfolio of multi-platform learning technologies to drive learners of all abilities toward achievement.
PLATO Courseware, delivering secondary online courses, remains a key brand for Edmentum, along with Study Island, which provides online instruction, practice, assessment and reporting to enable learners to master state and Common Core standards, and EducationCity, an online instruction resource for test preparation and standards mastery. Additional Edmentum brand segments include the EdOptions Academy, Edmentum Reading Suite, Edmentum Assessments and Edmentum College + Career. Edmentum is backed by leading middle-market private equity firm Thoma Bravo.
Edmentum Recent Developments
In August 2021, Edmentum completed the successful launch of its 2021–22 back-to-school enhancements, which are designed to save teachers time and provide a best-in-class flexible learning experience that builds school around the needs of each student. These new releases represent improvements to current programs based on direct educator feedback and the development of new offerings to meet evolving student needs.
In September 2020, Edmentum has released seven new five- to nine-week courses to address learning loss and gaps in high school course readiness. These courses are available through Courseware, Edmentum’s 6–12 online curriculum, and they are included with the math, ELA, and core content course libraries at no additional charge.
In July 2019, Edmentum acquired Calvert Education Services. The acquisition brings together Calvert’s blended learning solutions and virtual K-8 academy with Edmentum’s award-winning Plato Courseware, to provide schools and districts across the country high-quality, standards-aligned K-12 digital curriculum delivered by state-certified educators through Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy.
Edmentum Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) Activities
In 2021, Edmentum acquires Apex Learning, a Seattle-based industry leader in 6–12 digital curricula. With the addition of Apex Learning, Edmentum becomes the premier provider of high-quality K-12 virtual and blended learning programs, supporting millions of students worldwide.
Edmentum Customers in ARTW Customer Database
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Number of Employees: 1100
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Edmentum Key Cloud and HCM Applications
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Edmentum Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product
No. of Edmentum Customers: 9000
No. of Edmentum HCM Applications Customers: 90000
No. of Edmentum Cloud HCM Customers: 9000
No. of Edmentum Cloud HCM Subscribers: 15000000
In March 2021, Edmentum made a new partnership with The Georgia Vision Project for Public Education. As the Visionary Level Supporter, Edmentum will help further the mission of The Georgia Vision Project (GVP) to promote transformational change for K–12 public education in Georgia. Edmentum’s yearlong commitment to the initiative will help bolster a vision of equitable access to education that prepares students for college, career, and life.
In August 2021, Edmentum partnered with Reflection Sciences, the executive function company, to offer an integrated online learning experience that honours the needs of the whole child. Edmentum Exact Path, focused on academic acceleration, is expanding to address fundamental brain processes known as executive function (EF) skills through Reflection Sciences’ EFgoPRO™ assessment and aligned activities, initially for K–2 learners.
Edmentum is empowering nearly 1 million educators, engaging over 14 million students and partnering with over 9,000 school districts in the U.S.
Among its customers are: Abilene Independent School District, Baker Elementary School, Baldwin Park Unified School District, Bellevue School District, Bermudian Springs High School, Bernalillo Public Schools, Bradley County School District, Buechel Metropolitan High School, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Cornerstone Schools, Dover High School, Dublin Scioto High School and other.
Edmentum Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions
In December 2020 Edmentum had a strategic growth investment from The Vistria Group ("Vistria"), a Chicago-based private investment firm focused on companies in the healthcare, education, and financial services sectors. Vistria’s strategic investment strengthens the education technology company’s position as a global leader in comprehensive K-Adult digital curriculum and assessments for learning and accelerates Edmentum’s opportunities for continued growth.
In April 2018, Edementum raised $25 million in debt financing from existing investors New Mountain Finance Corporation and Tennenbaum Capital Partners. The new funds will allow the extension of the company's debt maturity.
The new financing will pave the runway for Edmentum's next phase of growth as the company expands through investment in high growth markets, solidifying its position as a global leader in personalized learning, comprehensive digital curriculum, and trusted education consulting.
Edmentum Risks and Challenges
The consolidation and rebranding are part of a larger strategy to grow and meet the needs of a fast-changing digital educational market. The New management team could usher in more changes as Edmentum battles a wave of tech startups.
Edmentum Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI
Edmentum sales channel consists of direct sales representatives located throughout the U.S. and UK, also have inside sales representatives operating out of Its corporate headquarters in Bloomington, Minnesota. It also utilizes distributors and resellers in certain geographic markets.
In the K-12 market target customers are school districts of all sizes, but generally, target larger school districts. In the post-secondary market, target customers are community colleges, four-year universities, adult education centres, and correctional institutions. Some of Edmentum's partners are NWEA, eDynamic Learning, Carone Learning, Middlebury Interactive Languages and others.
Edmentum Cloud Platform (PaaS) and Infrastructure (IaaS) Details
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