AWS Cloud for Primary and Secondary Education

Streamline IT operations, save money, and keep student information safe in the AWS Cloud.

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Primary and secondary schools (K12) are making a difference for teachers and students with cost-effective, scalable, secure, and flexible Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud infrastructure.

With AWS, schools and districts can lower costs, improve access, and increase security.

AWS in Education

How AWS can help schools and districts

Modernize and secure your institution

Build a flexible, protected, and agile infrastructure with the AWS Cloud.

  • Support for 98 security standards and compliance certifications
  • Reliable, scalable, and secure data storage and database migration support
  • Minimize downtime and data loss with fast, reliable disaster recovery
  • Reduce cost and time to experiment and develop

New Jersey school district lowers IT infrastructure costs by 50-75 percent ›

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Improve the student experience

Improve student experience and outcomes with innovative tools and capabilities.

  • Provide secure access to desktops and applications, 24/7, from any device
  • Access capacity as needed and lower costs with pay-as-you-go pricing
  • Add or remove IT resources easily, with availability in minutes
  • Share data seamlessly across platforms to get a comprehensive view of student performance and uncover insights

Loudoun County Public Schools modernizes its IT infrastructure ›

“All the things we wanted to do⁠—backup, integration, security⁠—AWS checked all the boxes for us. Other providers were saying things like ‘it’s on the roadmap’ or ‘coming soon,’ and AWS already had the capabilities we needed.”

⁠— Aaron Smith
Director of Infrastructure, Loudoun County Public Schools

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Loudoun County Public Schools modernizes its IT infrastructure ›

“All the things we wanted to do⁠—backup, integration, security⁠—AWS checked all the boxes for us. Other providers were saying things like ‘it’s on the roadmap’ or ‘coming soon,’ and AWS already had the capabilities we needed.”

⁠— Aaron Smith
Director of Infrastructure, Loudoun County Public Schools

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Resources

Explore guides, webinars, blogs, and more for primary and secondary education leaders.

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AWS Cloud Training and Certification

Whether you are just starting out, building on existing IT skills, or sharpening your cloud knowledge, AWS Training and Certification can help you be more effective and do more in the cloud.

 

Curious what the cloud can do for your school or district?
Cloud computing 101 ›

Discover a quick introduction to cloud computing

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials ›

Explore a no-cost, foundational course

AWS Cloud Training and Certification

Whether you are just starting out, building on existing IT skills, or sharpening your cloud knowledge, AWS Training and Certification can help you be more effective and do more in the cloud.

Curious what the cloud can do for your school or district?
Cloud computing 101 ›

Discover a quick introduction to cloud computing

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials ›

Explore a no-cost, foundational course

Build with an AWS Partner

Looking for support for building or deploying solutions in the cloud? AWS Education Competency Partners are trusted technology providers and consulting experts that offer schools and districts a wide variety of cloud-based solutions.

Take the next step

There are several ways to get started with AWS. Contact us for personalized guidance. Or, explore any of the resources below.

Step 1 - Sign up for an Amazon Web Services account
Discover the steps and best practices you need to start your journey to cloud.
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Prepare your school or district for the cloud with an on-premise training. Contact us to learn about special pricing for education customers.
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