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Canvas for K-12

Every School Is Different (Just Like Its Students)

Nobody knows the unique needs of your teachers and learners as well as you. Built on openness in every way, the Canvas Learning Management Platform helps you create a custom K–12 learning environment to equitably scale student achievement. Whatever the learning initiative, Canvas is there to support and connect it—from scaled curriculum and formative assessment to showcased learning and teacher development.


For All Levels of Learning

From learning to read to reading to learn, Canvas supports teachers in improving student achievement for everyone, from the littlest learners to soon-to-be graduates and beyond. Canvas provides familiar, consistent learning tools during the entire student experience—no learning management system has a greater K–20 impact than the Canvas LMS. Canvas is committed to providing the right learning environment at the right time, offering a virtual classroom that grows and adapts along with each school.

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Meet Every Challenge With a Focused Solution

You've set your sights on student achievement, now make sure you tackle it with the right approach. The Canvas Learning Management Platform helps schools address the unique challenges facing their students' development.

Personalised Learning

With Canvas, students embrace personalised learning. Hear from students at Newington College.

Ease of Use

St Mary's College in Australia looks to technology to achieve modern teaching and learning. They rolled out the Canvas Learning Management Platform school-wide in 2015 and achieved 100% adoption within two years. Canvas was selected over other options because it was cloud-native, open source, and fully supported.

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As an open platform, Canvas easily integrates with third-party content, tools, and services. This means greater flexibility for teachers and students.

See how Canvas integrates with Google for Education.

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Parent Co-Enrollment

Parents can automatically co-enroll in Canvas K–12 with their child, allowing them to view marks, upcoming assignments and due dates, missing work, and teacher communication. Teachers can send individual, group, and course-wide messages to students and parents, and students can communicate safely with teachers and each other.

Technology Drives the Future for Australia’s Public Schools in New South Wales

Australian schools pride themselves on seeking out new technologies to assist in the innovation of education. These investments benefit students, teachers, and administrators by providing new options for course design and research and development and a path that prepares learners for future careers.

Here are three examples of how adopting the Canvas Learning Management Platform helped public schools in New South Wales.

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With Canvas, Software Is Just the Start

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