Top 20 Responsive Education WordPress Themes For Online Courses, Schools & Kindergartens 2016

This is a hand-picked collection of the best education WordPress themes designed for university, college, school, online courses and other education related websites.

Supposed you are running a university, the director of a daycare center or a professional tutor, you know that the professional level your institution’s website should be. Only then visitors could wisely decide whether they should to entrust you with their educational needs or turn away to look somewhere else. That’s where WordPress comes in to give you a hand in order to build a successful website.

All themes mentioned in the below collection are premium themes with serene perfect design and indispensable functionality. Most themes supports one click installation and comes with extensive documentation or video tutorials that will get you started.

Masterstudy

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Masterstudy is one of the best WordPress themes for preschools, child care centers and kindergartens. The theme is designed while conducting extensive research into the education industry, thus it is packed with a range of top-rated features that will save you time and deliver great results.

To best optimize as an education WordPress theme, Masterstudy can build, customize and manage your site without a hassle. The Visual Composer plugin is included in order to pose the ability to set up pages in minutes with easy drag and drop tools. Four skin presets and a vast collection of Google Fonts give you even more possibilities to tweak around with your website. Revolution Slider plugin is also included so that your site can truly kicks off, with stunning and dynamic sliders and a range of animations. Custom sidebars and widgets give you maximum flexibility as you manage your content and classify courses.

You can also add biography of teaching staff and tutors who works for you, with descriptions, photos, certifications and contact details. On the other hand, students can leave comments about courses and spread the word about your learning content. This is all to help you and your tutors achieve the highest standards. Masterstudy also allows you to create events and publish blog posts, to inspire your learning community. Masterstudy comes with MailChimp, too so that you can easily create subscriptions and keep your subscribers updated. Last but not least, you can set prices and discounts using WooCommerce, and enjoy easy and secure transactions with PayPal.

Skilled

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Skilled has been specially designed as the perfect solution for education WordPress theme for your learning center. Whether you specialize in local workshops or online courses, Skilled is the one theme that you need to build an electric and nifty learning community for your educational organization or business. Skilled is a LMS (Learning Management System) for WordPress powered by Visual Composer. With Skilled, you can easily create and sell courses like Udemy, Coursera, Lynda, Codeacademy, Threehouse, Skillshare, Coursmos, edX, CreativeLive, Udacity, Code, Duolingo, TED-Ed, and Squareknot and so on.

Skilled helps you to sell both online courses and onsite courses. Skilled provides useful features for creating online courses, online shop, teacher profile, user profiles, lesson management, quiz system, questions system, events, tracking course progress, analytics, call to action banners etc. This theme gives you a better tool for running a successful educational business with Sensei, WooCommerce, Event Calendar, Contact Form 7 extension.

So don’t wait and choose this theme to create your online training website with satisfaction and teach to students around the world.

Education Center

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Education Center is a flexible and adaptable responsive WordPress educational and training center website theme. Education Center is a feature-rich theme that has been developed as a powerful and high-functioning website building toolkit for website owner who is either professional programmer or a first-timer alike. With Education Center, creating modern, functional, intuitive and engaging educational training center websites of any field is a piece of cake.

The simple, colorful and welcoming visual design is used to optimize the increase of your retention rates. The integrated course application interface will surely attract applicants with the relaxing, inviting color palettes and visual effects. WooCommerce integration out of the box lets you easily market your courses, lessons or packages within minutes of the one click installation process. Moreover, all the best powerful tools such as bbPress, BuddyPress, LearnDash and Events Calendar are all readily built-in for maximum functionality.

Baby Kids

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Baby Kids is a harmonious multi-page WordPress Educational Theme suitable for School, College, Kindergartens, Elementary, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, Universities, Academics and Educational. Baby Kids Theme is also suitable for any educational activities and events. With the vibrant and bright design, Baby Kids can also be used to build toys shop and kid’s bookstore.

All elements in Baby Kids are optimized in order to perform in a simple but fast way while still remains place for any desired customization. With the help of extensive customization options offered by the theme, Baby Kids is perfect solution to decorate a website with inspirational and exciting aspects. In the Theme there are also extra many plugins that save precious time and money, namely some Slider Revolution Responsive WordPress Plugin, Visual Composer Page Builder for WordPress and more.

WPLMS

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WPLMS is short for Learning Management System for WordPress. It is an online education WordPress theme for course management, instructor and student management.

WPLMS is a Learning management system built on a social platform called “BuddyPress”. Specifically, there are tons of social networking features that are hard-coded within the theme such as Activity recording, User Groups, Private messaging, Notifications, Profiles & Custom profile fields. Other standout features include Course drive (course specific attachments), Course activities (Track everything that happens in a course), Front end Course creation (an easy to use front end interface for creating courses), Notes and discussion module (for easy student to instructor interaction). The whole website is fully responsive and malleable. WPLMS can be used in businesses web sites of any scale from small center to big university which have several hundred thousand of traffic.

Academia

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Academia is a well-rounded education WordPress theme with vast options and pre built templates you can capitalize in to build any kind of website of your dream. Academia is an education business WordPress theme created while thinking about the optimization of education center, university, academy, online courses & event.

Regardless of your web design skill level you can make use of it to set up a complete website. Built with using latest HTML5 & CSS3 web standards, Academia achieves world class and super fast professionalism, no matter what your needs is. You are able to save a lot of extra money with the bundled plugins like Visual Composer Page Builder and Revolution Slider included in this one for free. To reaching your users with the right information at the right time, the theme help you getting your Headers/Footers structure and whole layout up and running in no time. With Academia you have control like never before. Academia combines with the Power of the Mega Headers to grant you the setting for each page or post.

MyUniversity

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MyUniversity is a powerful responsive Education, College, University, School premium WordPress theme , built on the Bootstrap 3 Framework and very feature-dense. The theme is very powerful yet easy to use and customize, whether you’re an expert or a beginner with no coding knowledge. MyUniversity is ultra Responsive to fit your large desktop screen and all the way down to your tablet or mobile. MyUniversity is SEO optimized and it follows the latest standards and best practices in onsite optimization.

MyUniversity comes with unlimited color styles, custom widgets, touch & swipe enabled, Revolution Slider to aid you in the process of personalizing your website. MyUniversity is super easy to install and setup and comes with an extended documentation, ready to use page layouts and examples, HD video tutorials, PSD designs and much more.

The developer team puts a lot of effort into providing top-notch customer support. If you want to get the most out of your MyUniversity education WordPress theme, you would want to choose this theme because it offers lifetime support and updates, 100% free of charge. With our click demo content install, you can get started right away.

Clever Course

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Clever Course is a Learning Management System WordPress theme. It’s suitable for school, university, college or any other educational related businesses.

For online course, each course can be separated into parts/sections, or extra create online quiz can be created to evaluate learners for better take-in process. For onsite course, learner can fill the amount of package if he or she wants to purchase for friends. After purchasing, learner will get the reference code which be used for instructor to compare with the record in the date of studying. You can also set the start date and end date of course. In addition, setting the maximum seat will be automatically counted when seat is paid.

About payment, learner can choose to pay by PayPal, Stripe, PayMill, Authorized.net or CloudPayments.eu (.ru) directly or they can choose to transfer by other methods. However admin can still choose to provide other methods such as bank transfer. Then, learners will have a submission from in backend to submit payment evidence such as a Bank transfer receipt. After learner submits the evidence, admin can check it in admin’s backend and decide whether to approve or reject the submission later.

LMS

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LMS is a highly potent Learning management system WordPress theme that provides awesome features for creating online courses, teacher profile, extended user profiles, lesson management, quiz System, video Hosting, ranking / rating system, questions system, attachments, Tracking course progress etc. This theme effectively uses WordPress, Sensei, BuddyPress, WooCommerce, Event Calendar, WPML, and MailChimp to help you start teaching online or build a training website without breaking a sweat. It is really easy to use LMS and builds a learning management online.

Teaching coursework has been simplified with additional plugin of LMS. With the Sensei plugin it is so easy to create a WordPress page or post, with it being powered by its own “Lessons” custom post type. The plugin is designed around the intuitiveness of the WordPress user interface. Set lesson and course pre-requisites, allow user registration and even charge for your course content using WooCommerce if you want. There is also signing up system powered by Word Press’s user registration facilities. Learners then have access to a dashboard and can track their course/lesson progress. It also provides reporting facilities which provide you with an overview of your content, grades, as well as the students who are registered with the site.

Invent

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Invent is an education theme with an attractive and appealing feel, designed to make ends meet of Schools/Colleges/Universities. Along with educational institutions, Invent is flexible and feature rich enough to also cater to other purposes that are of design agencies, corporate websites and small businesses.

Invent integrates with the top rated and valid SiteOrigin page builder with nearly a million users. The theme comes bundled with more than 30 custom page builder options. Moreover, it also supports 16 additional premium widgets that come with numerous variations/styles. All you have to do is to drag and drop your way to building a great website for your educational need.

The theme supports for large twelve column 1180px grid, wide backgrounds that span entire browser width. It uses trendy mobile menu and easy to use YouTube/HTML5 to enable video sections/backgrounds. Added to that, there are also smooth scrolling parallax backgrounds/headers, animations, statistics, revolution slider to make your website appear so dynamic. Other elements that are also packed with are bold typography, unlimited colors, unlimited page/post header styling etc.

Fable

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First of all, Fable is fully responsive which means each and every page element is 100% responsive and adapts perfectly for any mobile device. Fable is retina ready. Your site will look crisp no matter the display your user is on. Responsive mode can be disabled in Theme Options Panel.

Fable is a responsive WordPress Theme best suitable for kindergarten, primary school or elementary school, junior high school, college, child care center, preschool or nursery. This WordPress Theme is also suitable for any children or education related projects like toy story, babysitting (babysitter) website, summer camp website, education courses, craft or art school.

It’s super easy to customize or build your own slider with included #1 Top Selling Slider Revolution Responsive WordPress Plugin. You don’t need additional license and we will keep it up-to-date. You can also use Fable predefined slider along with premium images.

The Theme comes with one click Theme Demo Data Installer so you can import complete set of our Theme Demo pages, posts, widgets with single click. Build-In Drag and Drop Page Builder with extensive collection of components allow building your pages in minutes. For those who prefer to work with a native WordPress editor there is a build-in Shortcode Generator.

Polytechnic

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Polytechnic is a responsive, education and student focused WordPress Theme. It’s capable of much functionality including a new faculty member role, extended user profiles and pages, customizable “white label” login, courses, catalogs, faculty grid, store, blogs and filterable post grid.

Polytechnic enables teachers to add/update their own courses and provide students with up to date information regarding homework, study guides, notes, and a tentative schedule based on a specific course section. Students can obtain specific information if they missed class, catalog information online, and purchase required reading materials with a click of a button. Besides, admins can oversee it all, monitor the flow of information, and have the ability to add, edit, assign, and delete course information and users.

Polytechnic comes fully integrated with a new user role specifically built for educational institutions. We’re calling this new WordPress user/role “Faculty”. This Faculty role provides faculty members with the ability to add, edit, and update their own courses and course information. This role is similar to the “Author” role native to WordPress, with a few added tools and abilities to provide your faculty members with the right amount of rights. This role also allows users assigned to this role to edit their own personal information (i.e. bio, photo, contact info, etc.).

Campus

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Campus is an efficiently coded and very fast loading education WordPress theme. It’s all based on solid SEO friendly code that passes test.

With the new Drag & Drop Layout Builder, a sea of possibilities is at your fingertips, packed in just one template. In addition to the Drag & Drop Visual Composer plugin, featuring the ability to not only build your own layouts, but to also drop in more than 50 content modules – including image sliders, tabbed content, text blocks, pricing tables, buttons, notes and quotes. The entire Google Fonts library is embedded as well.

It is pre-packaged lots of goodies that are awesome tools such as WP Slider Revolution, The Visual Composer: Page Builder for WordPress Plugin, WP JackBox – Lightbox, Foundation Icons, Responsive, Touch Friendly Advanced Scroller, and Responsive Multi-level Mobile Menu.

Cupid

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Cupid is a very legible and comprehensible education WordPress theme, so be assured that your content will be displayed clearly on any device. It’s suitable for school, university, college, and also for private tutors.

Cupid possesses more than 8 custom post types that can be used for displaying information related to team members, sliders, gallery, pricing plans, testimonials etc. The intuitive backend UI for input of data integrated in the post type helps avoid dealing with additional HTML which eventually quickens the development process dramatically.

What’s so good about Cupid is that the theme features a premium shortcode builder with a user friendly interface for each of the bundled shortcodes. The help of this shortcode builder fans the development process of your website. Other powerful functions like parallax sections, video backgrounds/headers, responsive sliders, and animated statistics are basically all simple shortcodes.

The theme comes bundled with child theme. When you have minor changes to make, the custom.css file, custom-functions.php and Custom CSS tab in theme options are generous help. Cupid also comes with Theme Demo Data Installer under Appearance Menu within admin area. With this panel you can import complete set of our Theme Demo pages, posts, widgets and Theme settings with single click. No need to mess around with XML files!

Carry Hill School

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Visually polished and technologically accomplished, Carry Hill School is a potent page WordPress theme built for university, learning center, childcare, educational events and alike businesses.

It comes with tons of fantastic features such as easy to use admin panel, unlimited custom backgrounds, 3 Custom Widgets, 9 color presets, 5 page templates and over 500 of Google Fonts. Moreover, over 240 Font Awesome icons are included with detailed support documentation to ensure a quick and easy installation.

Carry Hill School is absolutely abundant in features. With the Visual Composer plugin you can gain control over the look of your website. It is responsive without skipping a single beat and compatible with eCommerce Ecwid online store and WPML out of the box.

Guru

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Guru is a powerful and nimble learning management (LMS) WordPress Theme. Working with Guru is really easy. We built it to increase your satisfaction and fun from online training. It’s a learning management system that makes learning and teaching online easier for everyone.

This theme provides awesome features for creating online courses, first named the Sensei plugin. Teaching coursework has never been easier, all within WordPress. With the Sensei plugin you can create courses, write lessons, and add quizzes. Set lesson and course pre-requisites, allow user registration and even charge for your course content using WooCommerce if you want. Then there are various functions that help you in your teaching process. With a variety of question types at your disposal, there are endless possibilities to the kind of quizzes you can create. Have your simple quizzes graded automatically, or choose manual grading for questions that require review by a teacher. Guru also encourages you to reuse your presentations and videos or a wide range of online material to make stunning courses with minimal effort.
All these mentioned features make Guru a strong competitor in the educational WordPress theme.

KidsWorld

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KidsWorld is a innovative and original education WordPress theme. It is designed to be used for kindergartens, nursery, pre-school, primary/elementary school, child care centers, day care centers, children art & craft school and any other website related with kids. However, it also fits for any other kind of educational related business.

KidsWorld focus on pre-schools therefore its design looks cheerful and reminds people of their peaceful childhood. You can choose to display all the necessary information about kindergarten and other educational activity through distinctive premade page such as: classes, events, blog, pricing, team, about.

KidsWorld is a retina ready markup and all the settings are coupled with unlimited color options, seamless social sharing options, carefully crafted elements create a perfect and harmonious website for you, making it the perfect choice. KidsWorld theme will give you a nice website design that is mobile friendly, SEO friendly, and easy to use.

Kindergarten

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Kindergarten is uniquely fresh and youthful as an education WordPress theme. It is developed with the thinking that is to build something awesome that helps schools, faculty members, and students. Something that would color the school experience for leaners, increase engagement and retention, decrease confusion. Hence, if you are in the business of providing the environment and resources for people to master new skills and trades, Kindergarten is the theme you want.

There is a unique slider that brings about horizontal parallax effect and blurred text animation to your website.
Kindergarten uses Custom Contact Page with Google Maps App and working contact form to optimize the communication between website owner and visitor.

Built on Bootstrap 3, Kindergarten is fully responsive and looks flawlessly on a wide range of devices such as PCs, smartphones, tablets, notebooks etc. This theme is built with web standards and SEO best-practices in mind. Kindergarten works with all mainstream browsers, guaranteeing that you will not have to deal with any compatibility issue.

Peekaboo

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Peekaboo is a colorful and refreshing fully responsive WordPress theme that is suitable for daycare or school. It’s resourceful and user-friendly, designed to give you control and flexibility. It has all the tools you need to create a school website or small business. It is built based on Foundation responsive framework. Foundation comes with powerful JavaScript plugins that will make useful interactions easier to implement across screen sizes.

With Peekaboo, you can start customizing this theme the way you want right away. Sass and Compass make it a piece of cake to adjust theme style globally. You can easily call modals without writing a line of code, or even add more subsequent modals cleanly on the same page. Also you can show off your images in style with Clearing. It’s an extension that is built with simple shortcode so it can be styled to your heart’s content.

Skillfully

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Skillfully remains absolutely charming and lively while still allows you to create a professional online marketplace of online courses to sell courses and lessons, or recruit a whole team of experts to create an Academy of tutors.

With Skillfully you are given the choice to modify and manage your educational business. Classes can be free, paid per class, a subscription or a mixture. You learners can have special previews of courses. All of this is powered by Google’s Material Design elements to make your dream eLearning Marketplace come true.

Skillfully also is jam-packed with a multitude of additional features, namely some Events Calendar, or the premium Events Calendar Pro and WooCommerce Tickets plugins from Modern Tribe. Skillfully can also display events and sell tickets. Skillfully includes multiple page templates for important. Customize the login for your users to match your school with easy to use options. You can also decide and upload your login logo, position the login form location, add a background image, set a color fallback, and add custom html.

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