Streamline before and after school program management with easy-to-use mobile-friendly software.

Vanco supports safely managing your district’s after school enrichment and care while saving you time and building stronger relationships with families.


Safely Manage Attendance and Student-Teacher Ratios

Keeping all your students safe is always a priority. Vanco Child Care supports social distancing with Smartcare’s easy-to-manage student-teacher ratios, contactless child check-ins with a QR code, key tag and more.

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Flexible Scheduling to Support After School Programs

With our after school registration software, parents can register and pay a deposit for specific days and times online or elect to drop in when spots are available.

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Comprehensive After School Program Software

Vanco Child Care, powered by Smartcare, provides a mobile-friendly platform that handles before and after school program registrations, check-ins, parent communications and reporting. You can automate and track payments and manage billing schedules. Families quickly and securely make electronic payments in an online portal, reducing staff time handling payments.

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Easily Access Data

Your time is valuable. Do you really want to spend it manually putting together reports and data sheets? Vanco Child Care's mobile-friendly after school management software gives real-time reporting and access to data anywhere, letting you build dashboards or generate real-time reports on enrollment, regulatory compliance, cost trends, revenue and more.

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Make Communications with Parents Simple

Communicate with parents using our after school program app, text or email. Share updates, photos and videos throughout the day. Communicate with families as needed – even during emergencies.

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After School Program App for Parents

Online parent portals and our mobile app put families’ payment information, account details, attendance and billing at their fingertips.

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Automate After School Billing & More

With Vanco Child Care, everything is organized and simple. Families can quickly and securely make electronic payments within an online portal. Easily split billing between parents. Staff can track billable hours and fees in one place to keep payment and tuition up to date. Billing and reminders are automated, which puts an end to chasing down late payments.


And There’s Much More!

Smartcare provides schools and districts with the one-stop-shop solution they need. Request a demo to discover everything Smartcare can do for your district’s child care program.

What Schools are Saying About Us

See how Vanco can support your district’s child care programs.

“Before Vanco Child Care, it used to be a nightmare to manage preschool class payments. Vanco has been the user-friendly solution our district needed to streamline our operations. Plus, parents enjoy using Vanco Child Care to make payments online.”

- Kathy Wilson

Early Education Director, Wabash City Schools, IN

“Vanco Child Care saves so much time in ways you wouldn’t even think of… We get all of the scheduling, all of the billing, parent communication built in.. There is not a better value around.”

- Kathy Cookson

Director, Morristown After School Program, VT

“Vanco Child Care's been a huge benefit to our families.”

- Katie Driver

Director, Next Generation, VT

Why More Than a Thousand School
Districts Trust Vanco

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More than $15 billion in transactions processed per year.

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PCI Level 1 Compliant (the highest standard of security in the industry).

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Trusted by 1,200 school districts and counting.

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Integrations with the largest student information systems.

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College Board approved payment processor.

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