With open rates almost 3 times that of email, SMS messaging is the more effective way to reach your school community.

SMS messaging engagement statistics*

*Statistics provided by Synergetic messaging partner Message Media.

Messages read within 90 seconds
Times phone checked per day
Response rate compared to email
Millennials who find SMS less disruptive

SMS messaging for Synergetic

With SMS messaging you can reach parents and students out of internet connectivity range or without smartphones.

SMS messaging is an incredibly powerful way of communicating urgent, important or extraordinary news to the whole school body.

What SMS messages are schools sending?

From advising an entire class that a classroom has been changed at the last minute, to informing all parents whose children have unexplained absences after the morning roll is marked, SMS messaging can streamline your communications.

Parent teacher interviews

Exam dates

Camps & excursions

School reports published

School working bees

Fundraising activities

SMS messaging at your school

With Synergetic’s powerful, relational database, you can ensure that all members of a family stay in the loop.

With 3 tiers of SMS functionality available for Synergetic, you can maximise the service to meet the needs of the school.

3 Service Tiers

Examples of SMS messages sent by Synergetic Schools

Reward Notification

“Your child will receive an award at tomorrow’s Primary Assembly at 2:30pm.”


“Your child has been absent for first two periods of school today. Please call us if you have any concerns.”

Outstanding payments

“According to our records your child’s payment for school camp is still outstanding.”


“You child has an upcoming excursion. Click link to approve their attendance.”