20 Best Education WordPress themes for schools college and universities


Education WordPress themes are well utilized now a days to develop easy maintainable , user-friendly and beautiful websites for Pre schools, High schools, colleges, universities, or educational institutions across the world.

Every educational institute now a day’s demand a good, well designed and easily updatable website. Be it a school, college or university, having a nice website is essential for them as it reflects your institute’s success, importance and value.

It has also been noted that nowadays interaction between students and teachers through email and social networking websites has increased showing good results and better learning.

In fact you can see that the better the institution is, the better is its rating on web. But having a good professional website being made can be really expensive. So how can you build cool, economical website of your institute without spending a lot of money?

Well, the answer is really simple: by getting a well suited WordPress Education theme!

Wordpress is the better known as the most popular and widely used platform for making websites, blog and the awesome thing about it is that a Good amount of Excellent themes in many different categories are available in dirt cheap price with Good support. These themes are especially designed to meet the specific requirements and functionality of a certain type of academic requirements.

So if you are assigned to create a new educational website or you are requested to revamp your old school website, you should definitely check out these premium education WordPress themes. A huge amount of educational themes is available and finding the good ones is not an easy task.

So in order to help you find the best ones, without even spending your time, we have collected of some really amazing themes. Most of the themes in this collection are paid, but a few are also free of cost. Check them out and pick the ones you like the best!

Disclosure: Please note that some of the links below are affiliate links and I will earn a commission if you purchase through those links (at no extra cost to you). I recommend that you do your own independent research before purchasing any product or service. This article is not a guideline, a recommendation or endorsement of specific products

1.    Academy    – WordPress education Theme

Academy is a new responsive education wordpress theme for school / College University. This theme is perfect for sharing or selling your knowledge online. It can be used as a complete learning management system that makes learning and teaching online easier for everyone.

This theme provides awesome custom post features for creating online courses, such as extended user profiles, rating system, questions system, file attachments, embedding self-hosted media, tracking course progress, WooCommerce integration and more.

Responsive education wordpress theme

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2.     Modernize – Responsive wordpress theme

Modernize wordpress theme is described as new era in wordpress theme. In this responsive wordpress theme You can discover many new awesome features. For example ‘Page Builder’, for me it allows to create page easily by drag-drop module. Moreover, it comes with many options on that Also, to change color elements, it won’t be a big deal anymore, with our new admin panel, you can access to almost of all elements color.

Admin panel in this theme is a real feature rich. You can also create unlimited sidebar, choosing over 350 fonts or if you want to use your own, we provide a cufon uploader. Modernize has 15 predefined background pattern but if you want to use your own background, again, a custom background uploader is there to help you. You can also translate each element to your language via this admin panel.

modernize school wordpress theme

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3.     Grand College – WordPress Theme For Education

Grand College wordpress theme is the best theme for School, University, College or even your business. It’s clean and modern designed with well crafted. You can change almost every elements color easily via admin panel. Page items are managed very easily via ‘Page Builder’.

A rich Admin panel to support unlimited sidebar, 450 fonts or even you can add your own through cufon uploader. Highly recommend for school, university or college website

grand-college educational wordpress theme

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4.    Graduate –  Educational WordPress Theme

As the name suggest this is specifically designed WordPress theme for college/university and educational institute.

Graduate college theme

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5.    Lotus

A beautifully designed multipurpose wordpress theme that can be used on almost all types of project from

Responsive wordpress themes

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6.    Peekaboo School WordPress theme

The basic aim of this premium wordpress theme is to empower junior school/ kids school who is nurturing the talent of tiny toddler and at the same time trying to inculcate some values towards the parents and society.

Nursery school wordpress theme

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7.    Kids Voice School WordPress theme ( image taken)

As the name suggest this theme is basically designed for the kids school, preparatory school or nursery school.

kids-voice-school wordpress theme

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8.    Wordpress University

Wordpress university is a general purpose wordpress theme specifically designed to cater the needs of university student. The theme is simple yet very effective to render its message for that it is defined.

wordpress-university theme

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9.    Kiddo: A Powerful Kids Theme

children wordpress theme

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10.    Happy Kids – Nursery School wordpress theme

happy kids wp theme

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11.    King Power

King Power is a super premium clean responsive, retina ready ,multi-purpose WordPress themeto rock your wordpress site. You can also Change the content layout to Boxed/Full style easily via admin panel Besides this you can also change the content for slider from box to full layout and vice versa .

This theme also supports theme customizer which allows you to change theme element’s color in the front end. Moreover, admin panel and page builder in this theme is the best one. You will discover tons of features in those tools. With this theme you can have endless possibilities for your website.

king power educational responsive wordpress theme

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12.    Dreamy – Responsive Children WordPress Theme ( image taken)

Dreamy school Theme is simple ,clean, responsive but still professional children template. It is designed towards child school, child care, kindergartens, daycares, preschools but it would suit any children art, craft or creative website.

Dreamy-school-wordpress-theme

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14.    Brick & Mortar

Brick & Mortar is a perfect canvas for creative businesses, small businesses, teachers, schools, tutors, instructors and other personal service industry professionals. The striking and unique homepage slider uses custom Javascript to display 1, 2 or 3 images for a stunning effect. Or switch to the Nivo slider for a classic slider look. Create a list of services/products with short descriptions and pricing that link to a full item description page. The simple to use page templates and shortcodes allow you to create custom pages on the fly and mix and match to create something truly unique.

brick and mortar education theme

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15.    Academica Pro

A fully responsible education wordpress theme from premium wordpress theme developer wpzoom to woo your students and parents.

Academica is their another very popular free education wordpress theme, you can say this university wordpress theme contains some advance feature.

University wordpress theme

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16     Erudito – Education wordpress theme

Fully responsive grid based educational theme from wpzoom for educational website.

Erudito word[ress theme

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17.     Edupress

edupress

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18.    Academica

This is the first free education wordpress theme on for school colleges and university. Almost every one loved this free educational wordpress theme for its minimal design ,functionality and features.

Free academic wordpress theme

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19.    Charterhouse

WordPress theme for School-01

Theme Demo on a  working site

20.    Education

Education wordpress template

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21.     U-Design

The versatile wordpress theme for almost every need in a single theme and the top grosser and number one theme on themeforest marketplace.

udesign educational wordpress theme

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Point to remember while selecting an Educational WordPress theme

As you know I am a full time teacher and with every minute , the needs of educational institute change thus we tried to update this list of education wordpress themes on monthly basis. If you do find any such school wordpress theme that worth mention in this article. Do not hesitate to contact me, I would me more than happy to know that.

  • Always define your requirement first whether you need a fixed width School WordPress theme or your students/ parent will also access your site from mobile devices.
  • If you think a large group has access to mobile devices like smart-phone, tablets then go with responsive  WordPress themes for School, a responsive theme will adjust the layout according to the device viewport.
  • Check all the theme feature like google fonts , admin panel , color options , widgets, custom post types, image galleries, typography etc.
  • See the documentation and support option and the bug reports. How much serious these bugs were and how developer had resolved that.
  • Type of payment – one time or recurring. Best example of one time payment is themeforest.net, elegent –themes on the other hand prefer recurring payment options

I think if you will take very good care of these point before selecting any one of the above mentioned theme. I am sure these themes will surely rock your school/ university/education institute website. Thanks for reading this whole article. Do not hesitate to send me your feedback on these 20 beautiful education WordPress themes ;)

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25 Brilliant Comments - Join Discussion Now!

  1. yogesh pant says:

    thanks for providing such a great list of the college websites. I was trying to find some of the better options for the theme of my college’s website as it seemed to display a bit less information on the homepage.

    • rakesh says:

      Dear Yogesh, Though all the themes listed here are the best in this class still i believe that “academy” is the best among all of them. Thanks for your time to come and post your comment. keep in touch my dear

  2. yogesh pant says:

    of course Rakesh,
    I shall give the “academy” theme a try. The pleasure was all mine to find such an informative blog post regarding the college themes!

  3. creativementor says:

    You have such a nice collection of WordPress themes especially for school and universities. You can use any of them to design educational website to share some useful information with students and other people.

  4. Indra kc says:

    Best way to choose the educational theme. Thanks for shearing the awesome post and thanks for the best guideline.

  5. sarah says:

    Hi Rakesh,
    Thank you for superb post here , very nice to visit the site…

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