Magic Hour is Now Finalsite

Finalsite acquired Magic Hour Communications on July 20th, 2017. The Finalsite and Magic Hour teams are excited about combining our respective strengths into one, more efficient organization.

More than 2,200 schools around the world choose Finalsite for our award-winning school web design and software.

Talk with us today to learn how you can:

  • Build a new website on any budget
  • Better market your school online
  • Increase enrollment and retention
  • Strengthen your school's communications
  • Improve the admissions process
  • Save time and increase data integrity between your SIS and website

Official Press Release

Finalsite acquired Magic Hour Communications on July 20th, 2017. The Finalsite and Magic Hour teams are excited about combining our respective strengths into one, more efficient organization.

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Why Finalsite

We don't just talk the talk, we walk the walk. We have a proven track record of helping our clients enroll more students, communicate faster and better, increase donations and better engage their entire community with our software and services.


Years of Innovation
Inspired By Schools Like Yours

We stay one step ahead of the competition by pooling our collective school client base to inform our product strategy, our processes, and our team's priorities. When you work with Finalsite, you are part of a much bigger network of the best schools in the world that you can lean on, collaborate with and learn from all year long. 

Our People
Care About Your People

We are a partner from the beginning and love bringing our team together with yours to create something new that will transform your organization. Our support is the best in the industry, and that comes to bear in support ratings and 96% client retention rate.

Global Reach
That Knows No Boundaries

With clients in more than 80 countries, we have direct experience in the complexities of working internationally, whether it's multi-lingual websites, payment currencies, support coverage or hosting needs — we're more prepared than any other company serving this market.

Proven Results
With Numbers That Don't Lie

With over 80 design awards, 96% client retention since 1998 and 98% support ticket satisfaction, all of our metrics demonstrate not only the quality of our products and processes, but our ongoing commitment to the schools that partner with us.



Schools Around the World

In 80 countries choose Finalsite as their partner. 


Public School Districts

Joined the Finalsite family last year. 


New Websites Launched Annually

Our team brings schools' visions to life online every year. 


Million Site Views Every Day

Reliable uptime and robust data centers around the world make it happen. 


Client Retention Rate

Schools who choose Finalsite stay with us, year after year. 


Employee Retention Rate

Relationships with our clients and colleagues make Finalsite a pretty awesome place to work. 


Design Awards

Our sites stand out in the world's most prestigious web design competitions.

A Full Suite of Digital Tools, Built Exclusively for Schools.

Content Management System

Simple to use. Versatile. Powerful.

When it comes to content management, we want to empower school professionals to quickly make changes, add pictures, leverage social media, all without thinking. Yet, our platform also has the tools for experienced web designers to go beyond basic editing and build compelling layouts and rich user experiences quickly and efficiently.

When you add beautiful emails to the mix along with data integration to help personalize the content and streamline information flow, you have a solution for success.

Empower Your School

Finalsite Composer provides the simplicity and security website managers require, without sacrificing design quality, functionality or performance.


Easily Update SEO Content


Marketing & Communications

Build leads. Engage them. Enroll them.

When you combine our staff expertise and consulting services with the broad suite of tools in our Platform, you will be armed with everything you need to tackle the ever-evolving and demanding challenges you face when it comes to marketing and communications.

From our inbound marketing tools to manage your engagement funnel, to simplified content management for news, athletics, calendars, to sophisticated email campaign management, to embedded SEO functionality — you will be ready to (rock and) roll. 


Accurate Statistics and Reporting


Learning Management System

Flipped Classrooms. Private Social Media. Group Collaboration.

Hundreds of schools use Finalsite Learn because of the deep set of functionality and tools that empower your teachers to spend more time teaching and communicating, and less time using the technology. Collaborative group spaces, private social networking and personalized classroom pages give students, parents and teacher alike everything they need in one place.

An integrated platform means that data and content created elsewhere on the portals or website can also be used. Finalsite Learn is bundled at affordable price points so you can make sure you have the right package for your needs.

Explore Finalsite Learn

Responsive, secure, flexible and fully customizable, Finalsite Learn scales to fit the needs of schools of all sizes.

Keep Constituents Updated


Enrollment Management

Fill Your Funnel and Exceed Your Prospects' Expectations.

Provide families with the best online application experience end to end with Finalsite. Our partnership with Ravenna solutions and Finalsite Apply provide two paths to giving families full access to inquire, apply, manage their checklist and communicate with the admissions office while also providing back office efficiencies second to none.

Take a Tour

FinalsiteApply frees you from the challenges of the physical office—the paperwork, the mailing costs, and the staffing expenses—and streamlines the admissions funnel.

Create Advanced, Custom Reports



Save Time and Personalize Communications.

Securely share news, calendars, pictures and downloads in a safe, protected area that's tailored for the individual. By integrating your information systems, LDAP or Google, and the Finalsite Platform as a whole, you save countless hours for all staff, while also simplifying logins and information sharing for your families and staff. 

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Connect Your Systems and Streamline Logins.

Every client we work with has multiple systems that require logins or contain data that is useful to support your communications efforts. Finalsite brings more than 70 partners into its ecosystem to speed up how quickly you can bring systems together and create a seamless experience for your parents, students and faculty.

See How Integrations Work

Finalsite works with more than 30 (and counting!) frequently used single sign-on partners, student information systems, and payment gateways.

Leverage Your Data