Smartcare vs EZcare

A Software Comparision

See how Smartcare’s child care software performs against EZcare

We are on a mission to be the best technology partner for childcare centers.  We admire what you do – caring for and educating children, dealing with parents, and doing it all with a smile even on the toughest of days!  Our goal is to bring technology to help where it can.  We want to make day-to-day administrative tasks easy for directors, create a delightful experience for your digitally native parents, and streamline record keeping for teachers.

When considering which child care management software is right for you, there’s a number of aspects to consider. Ease of use, implementation, training, software features, integrations and price.

This page can help you get a sense for how Smartcare compares to EZcare Child Care Software.

Smartcare Overview


Smartcare was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. We serve about 2,000 child care centers in all 50 states. Smartcare typically works best in centers with more than 60 children and in chains of two or more centers. Our highlight features include:


  • Grow enrollment with lead management and online registration.
  • Stay safe and secure with touchless, digital check in/out and door lock integration.
  • Automate repetitive tasks with automatic billing, mobile and online parent payments, and easy reporting.
  • Communicate with families in the app, email and text messages.
  • Educate in addition to care with activity tracking, lesson plans and assessments.
  • Do it all for an affordable and easy-to-understand price.

    EZcare Overview


    EZcare was founded over 30 years ago and today serves a number of school districts with their child care programs. EZcare typically works best for centers with only one location and limited child and staff turnover. EZcare’s highlight features include:


    • Installed software that’s been around for over 20 years.
    • Web portal for parent payments
    • Field and page customizations

    Software Comparision

    Software-as-a-Service (access anywhere)
    Mobile applications
    Automatic intuition billing
    Electronic parent payments
    Agency billing
    Email and SMS
    Multi-location management
    Payroll intergration
    Door lock integration
    Quickbooks integration
    Online lead capture
    Online enrollment
    Meal tracking
    Activity tracking
    Lesson plans
    Training and implementationDedicated customer support management for unlimited training and supportDo it yourself
    Customer supportUnlimited phone and email supportPhone support may cost extra.
    Price$99 per location per month plus $198 to start. 2.85% of credit card transactions. $0.40 per ACH transaction

    $59 – $149 per locations per month, depending on plan. $195 – $495 one-time setup fee, depending on plan. Transactions fees vary per customer

    Choosing a Child Care Management Software



    Choosing the right child care software platform is a big decision. We understand that you’ll want to explore your options, weigh differences, and choose the platform that best meets your needs.

    To help explore all that Smartcare can do for your center, you can book a live software demo webinar with a member of the Smartcare team.

    Schedule a live demo today and see how easy it is to manage attendance, communicate with parents, share photos and videos, automate billing, and more, all from one app!

    Set up a time for a free demo to learn more. See what Smartcare can do for you.

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