Using the internet and websites for business is becoming a more and more common practice. This is true across all industries, even in education. Schools are incorporating Ipads and computers and web services more and more to incorporate in their classrooms. Home work assignments are given out online and require completion on a computer. Drop boxes are made for submitting homework and projects and assignments. Even tests and quizzes are being given online. To be a teacher in today’s schooling environment you have to be a computer wiz. And don’t forget about all of those classes and courses given online and now there are even schools solely on the internet. If you are a teacher and want to get in on all of this online school action you may need a little help getting started and thankfully WordPress is there to be of assistance. We have compiled a list of 25 Education WordPress themes so you can see some of the great options that are available.
How can one of these Education WordPress themes get your online course up and running?
You might be wondering what exactly these WordPress themes can offer you that is so specific to the education field. Most of these themes were designed for educators and were created after doing field research to see just what kind of teachers would need in an online learning environment. Many of these themes have a few overlapping characteristics like page builder plugins for easy customization, but some of them have very distinct features that could enhance your online classroom. For example, do you need to administer tests online or collaborate with students on projects in real time or maybe you need to also connect with parents. Depending on what your exact needs are you may choose a different theme than another educator.
Let’s check out some of these great education WordPress themes to figure out which one is your perfect match.
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We are kicking off our list with the Edufair a multipurpose WordPress education theme which is also a complete Learning Management System. With this theme teachers can earn more of an income by selling their course. Edufair is fully responsive online so it looks good on all devices and screen sizes. This theme can also be used for education institutions like online schools, colleges, universities etc. In this theme comes the King Composer page builder, instead of Visual Composer which you may have heard about. the reason for this is that King Composer is quick to load and lightweight, plus it comes with a free plugin.
More features from Edufair include:
- Works with WooCommerce
- PayPal payment integration
- Inifinte color choices
- 6 home version
- Valid HTML5 and CSS3
This theme is also super easy to use and customize so you can have your own site up and running in no time.
I know what you are thinking, but no, this WordPress theme has nothing to do with magic and wizards. The Hogwords theme was created to make education more engaging. This theme can be used to build offline or online education establishments and it is appropriate for: colleges, schools or any type of training or course. With Hogwords comes the WP Bakery page builder so creating your site is super easy and can even be fun. It can also work with many popular plugins like: Revolution Slider, Uber menu, Essential Grid, Instagram feed, Events Calendar and more!
Hogwords also comes packed with more features including:
- One click demo installation
- Several blog settings like over 20 post animations and a variety of styles
- Interactive AJAX search
- Custom widgets and custom shortcodes
- Fontello and image icons
- Google fonts
Hogwords also can work with MailChimp so you can create newsletters and stay connected and update your site users.
Edmento can also be used for websites or institutes like: schools,colleges or universities. It is fully responsive so it doesn’t matter what device your user is using nor will the screen size of the device effect the look of your website. The Unyson drag and drop page builder comes with this WordPress theme so you can literally move items around a page and just place them down exactly where you want them to go.
More features of the Edmento WordPress education theme include:
- 3 different home pages
- One click demo installation
- Custom sliders
- More than 6 widgets
- Over 600 Google fonts
- Parallax effects
- Built in 404 page
You can also manage a bunch of different things like: events, programs, courses, and jobs. And thanks to the 30 different shortcodes that come with this theme, you can create your website and use all these features without knowing any code.
The next of our Education WordPress Themes was based on the WordPress plugin directory’s #1 Learning Management System, LearnPress. By having this plugin already incorporate with the theme you can easily: update your site, change the theme, and more. This theme also has a drag and drop course builder so making your online courses and pages will be no problem at all. There are also a total of 6 payment options that come with this theme: WooCommerce, PayPal, Authorize.net, 2 Checkout, Stripe and offline payment, so you can sell your course online.
More of the features from Education WP are:
- Slider revolution
- Isotope commercial license
- LearnPress premium add ons
- Events management
- An instructor profile and student profile
- Mobile friendly
It is also RTL (right to left language) and multilingual ready so people who speak other languages can participate in your course and can understand you site.
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The Eikra WordPress theme can be used fr: colleges, training centers, universities and schools. This theme is a great option fr any sort of educational institution. Lucky for you, Eikra is bundled with the LearnPress plugin so you can make you site a complete Learning Management System. With this you can easily create so many different aspects to your site like: courses, quizzes and lesson schedules. Eikra also comes with the WP Bakery page builder plugin so the customization and creation of your website will be quick and simple.
More features of the Eikra WordPress education theme are:
- 2 event layouts
- 3 course layouts
- 2 testimonial layouts
- One click demo import
- 2 instructor layouts
- 6 home page styles
- Premium slider
- Google web font
- RTL (right to left) language supported
Eikra also works with WooCommerce so your students can easily pay for your course through your website. Lastly, this theme is SEO friendly so your website is sure to rank high in online search results.
Next up on our education WordPress themes list is Edukare. This theme comes with the WP Bakery page builder plugin that has a drag and drop feature. This allows you to literally move your items around your web page and place them anywhere you want, making your format completely and easily customizable. A nice perk you get with the Edukare theme is the capability to manage online enrollment forms and calendars. It is also a lightweight theme so it won’t slow down your computer but it is also loaded with themes, let’s now see some of those.
Edukare also comes with:
- Revolution slider
- Google map integration
- W3 valid code
- SEO friendly
- Retina ready
- Course booking form
Edukare is also highly responsive so your site will look just as great on any device no matter its screen size.
Skilled has a very friendly, warm layout so people who have a fear of essays, tests and other things involved with learning, will be less likely to run away from your course. You get the LayerSlider plugin with theme so you can clearly show any important information relating to your course. You also get the Visual Composer plugin, bundled with Ultimate Addons, so you can build, create and adjust your website to your specifications. The Events plugin is also included so you can schedule non-course related events and use the Timetable plugin to organize course timetables. The best part of all of this is no coding knowledge is required!
But this is not all, Skilled comes with more great features such as:
Works with the Sensei courses plugin
- Call to action banner
- 6 color skins
- Responsive design
- Blog section
- Teacher profiles
- Google fonts
With this theme you also get Contact Form 7 so you can easily update and keep in touch with your users.
The Masterstudy WordPress education theme comes loaded with plugins and features. This theme is a double threat by having the capability to be used for an educational organization or a business. With this theme you get the Visual Composer plugin so you can easily customize and create your site to your needs. There is also the WooCommerce plugin and PayPal so you can set pricing and discounts and have users pay securely through PayPal.
Some of the features you will get from Masterstudy include, but are not limited to:
- FontAwesome icons
- WPML localization support
- More than 800 Google fonts
- 4 already designed skins
- 2 header options
- Parallax background and video background
- Course rating
- Theme options with Redux Framework
Masterstudy is the ultimate learning center WordPress theme so get your site started with Masterstudy today.
The layout of the School theme is geared more towards young children, so if you are an educator for younger grades this theme is a good option for you. This theme is less professional looking than some of the other themes but has a more friendly, fun feel with bright colors and icons so kids are sure to love it. It is a totally responsive theme so your website will be viewed just as well on a desktop to a tablet to mobile, no matter the screen size your website will fit it.
School comes with more useful features for you such as:
- One click demo installation
- A stunning blog layout
- Optimized for fast speed
- SEO optimized so you will get noticed in online search results
- Infinite color choices
- HTML5 and CSS3
- 15 widgets
- Cross browser compatibility
This theme is also translation ready so people from all over the world can participate in your course and use your site. There is also a testimonials sections so those that have experienced your courses can write about them and give your website more credibility.
The Lincoln WordPress theme was designed for education and learning centers but it can work for any educational organization like: colleges, universities, training center, online courses etc. And since this theme is so flexible it can be used for a few more things like a digital agency or business site. With this theme comes with the LearnDash plugin which was made specifically for the Lincoln theme. With LearnDash your instructors can upload: grades, reading materials, a syllabus, quizzes and more. This theme also has the Visual Composer page builder plugin so building your site will be pain free.
Lincoln comes with many more features including:
- Event management
- 7 home page styles
- 5 custom post types
- Speed optimized
- 519 font awesome icons
- Built in calendar
- Built in widgets
- A teacher selector so you can manage speakers for lectures or courses etc.
And So Much More! So check out Lincoln to get you started.
With the Superwise WordPress theme you can do so much to make your education site unique. It comes with the WP Bakery page builder plugin so you can customize, design and create your website exactly the way you want down to the very last detail, thanks to its drag an drop interface. With this theme you can also add staff profiles to your site and parent testimonials so potential customers can read about other people’s experiences, this can also bring more credibility to your course and site. Superwise also has smooth integration with Google Classroom, which is a feature we have yet to see so far in our list. With Google Classroom you can do so much like: email grades and feedback, schedule video conferences, collaborate in real time on projects and assignments etc.
Believe it or not there is still more. Superwise also comes with:
- 3 home pages
- Unlimited header options
- Infinite Mega menu options
- Contact Form 7 plugin
The Education Center WordPress theme was initially made to be geared towards education younger children like nursery and kindergarten students but it can also be used for higher levels like high school and college students. This theme also works with the LearnDash plugin so you can share quizzes, grades, tests and assignments with your students and their parents. Using the LearnDash plugin you can also create discussion boards between teachers and students on any course subject. With Education Center you also get the WP Bakery page builder plugin with its drag and drop feature so you can literally drag and drop items around the page and place it wherever you want.
Other feature of the Education Center WordPress education theme include:
- One click demo install
- Over 10 blog styles
- Parallax background and video background
- Slider options
- ThemeRex widget set
- Fontella icon set and image icons
- SEO ready
This WordPress theme works great for any type of: education institute, event, course, business, shopping or Learning Management System. A cool feature of the University WordPress theme is that there is Facebook and Disqus comment integration, so if you like social media this is your theme. It also works with a variety of popular plugins like: Slider Revolution, Page builder, and WooCommerce. It also works with the popular LearnDash plugin that works with many education themes.
More features you will get from the University WordPress education theme include:
- 5 home page styles
- Course management and event management
- Infinite colors
- Responsive Google Adsense
- Parallax and CSS animation effects
- W3C validated clean code
- Social accounts and social sharing
It also comes with several custom widgets and it has Contact Form 7 so keeping your users up to date and connected is super simple.
Next up on our Education WordPress Themes list is King Power which is actually a premium multipurpose theme. Even though this theme is not education specific, it still works well for students, professors universities and recent graduates due to the theme’s helpful portfolio and blog sections. King Power is also fully responsive and retina ready so your site will be just as great no matter the device being used or its screen size. There is also the drag and drop page builder so your customizing needs will definitely be met.
More features of the King Power theme include:
- 6 footer layouts
- More than 450 fonts are available
- Built-in shortcodes
- Logo uploader
- SEO optimized
- 5 custom post types
- Thumbnail options
- 3 blog styles
King Power also works with WooCommerce and the Layer Slider plugin.
While Universe is an education theme it works best for higher levels of learning like Universities and colleges. It is translation ready thanks to the WPML plugin it comes with, so no matter what language your users speak they can all understand and navigate your website. Universe is also responsive and retina ready so don’t panic if your users use tablets or mobile phones, your site will still look great. MailChimp and Contact Form 7 are also integrated so you can send out emails and updates and stay easily connected with your users.
More features that come with the WordPress Universe education theme are:
- Step by step HTML integration
- More than 600 Google fonts are supported
- A completely widgtelized homepage
- Font Awesome icons
- Google maps integration or you can add a Google Maps plugin
- 4 pre-defined skins
- Unlimited sidebar
And there is more!
So if you want a website that is professional with a clean layout and loads of features consider Universe for your education website.
Education no longer has to be dull and drab thanks to the Education Pack WordPress theme. With this theme you will get the Timetable plugin and Learning Course plugin so you can provide and administer courses through your own website. And this theme is flexible enough to accommodate almost any type of course you want to offer. Education Pack also has the Visual Composer page builder plugin so the customization of your website will be as easy as one, two, three. There are also several education demos offered with this theme so you can choose the one that best meets your course’s needs.
More features that come with the Education Pack WordPress theme are:
- PayPal ready
- Live customizer
- One click import
- RTL (right to left) language support
- Multilanguage capabilities
- Revolution slider
- Public reviews
Next on our education WordPress themes list is Invent. This theme is also best used for higher levels of learning like college and university but it still works well for other level of education. Plus, this theme is also flexible enough to be used for websites of small business and corporations. Invent’s page builder is the SiteOrigin page builder that is very intuitive and helps you design and create your website with its drag and drop capabilities. There are also LearnDash components incorporated into the theme.
More features from the Invent WordPress theme include:
- Modular framework
- Single page or multi page capabilities
- More than 8 custom post types
- Portfolio and gallery support
- Over 500 fonts
- Works with WPML
- Portfolio with AJAX features
This theme is also translation ready so you can have students who speak various languages use your site and there is WooCommerce integration.
We are moving on to the incredibly user friendly Education Park WordPress theme. This is the first free theme in our list and it is incredibly flexible based on the Bootstrap CSS framework. Education Park is also very responsive and will work well on all devices and various screen sizes, even mobile phones. This theme is also cross browser compatible so not only does it work on all devices and screen sizes but it will also work on many browsers.
The Education Park WordPress Education theme also comes with various features such as:
- Custom CSS
- Logo color setting
- Blog layout
- Customizable banner slider
- 4 widgets
- Customizable call to action block
- Social media options or add more with Instagram plugins
- Footer setting
So if you want a simple theme that has a several helpful features, then get your site started with the Education Park WordPress theme.
Moving on with our education WordPress Themes list is Baby Kids. Don’t let this theme’s title fool you, it is not just for students in younger grades, this theme can be used all the way through university level. Baby Kids is a multi page and multi purpose theme so it is appropriate for primary school, kindergarten, elementary school, college and university. This theme is very flexible and can also work for other child related businesses like babysitting and summer camp. It is totally responsive so your site will look great no matter what device it is being viewed on. Baby Kids has the Visual Composer page builder plugin for easy building and customizing, thanks to its drag and drop feature. There is also a Timetable plugin so you can post your schedule and filter it for certain classes or events.
More features of the Baby Kids WordPress education theme include:
- Revolution Slider
- Typography choices
- Clean code
- Custom CSS
- Footer options
It can also work with Contact Form 7 and Gravity forms plugin so you can create customized forms for your courses.
The Statfort theme is an education specific WordPress theme for universities, schools, colleges and educational sites. It is fully responsive so you users can use any device or screen size they want and your site will still look great. Statfort is also very user friendly and incredibly customizable.You can manage many items with theme like: events, courses, sidebars, sliders, and a gallery. This WordPress theme can also integrate with PayPal so users can make easy payments directly through your personal site.
More features of the Statfort WordPress educational theme include:
- WooCommerce ready
- Widget settings
- Infinite sidebars
- Unlimited color options
- Font Awesome icons
- Advanced page builder
- Advanced admin panel
It is also translation ready thanks to WPML so you can have students of various languages participate in your course.
The Higher Education WordPress theme is, as it says, an education theme. It i very simple and user friendly and has a sleek, clean layout. Higher Education also comes with tons of highly customizable features for you to use to make your website unique. This theme is also translation ready so you can have students from all around the world participate in your online class or course. Your students can also make testimonials on your site so potential customers can read about their experiences and decide whether your course is the right choice for them. Having testimonials can also gives your site more credibility and validity.
More features of the Higher Education WordPress theme include:
- A portfolio
- A logo slider
- Hero content
- Promotion headline
- Social icons
- An events section
- A news section
Next up is a little theme you may have head of called Divi. This is one of the most popular WordPress themes out there and while it is not education specific it is an excellent multipurpose theme that can be used for a variety of website topics like charities sites, food blogs, almost anything. Divi is the ultimate customizer theme. Its motto is “build anything visually” and with all of its features you most definitely can. It has real time design so when you edit something it shows up instantly, you don’t have to first save before you can see a preview.
Divi also comes with loads of features, some of which are:
- Global elements
- Responsive editing
- Pre made layouts
- Almost no load time
- Customizable UI
- More than 20 layout templates
and so much more!
Divi also has the drag and drop feature so building, creating, customizing and editing your website is so fast and easy you’l love it.
Our next education WordPress theme is Education Hub. This is a multipurpose and flexible theme that can be used for education to all ages from primary school to high school, college or university or you can use it to build any type of education site. It is has a powerful Customizer API so you can custom all elements of your site like the layout, fonts and colors.
Since this theme is so flexible it can actually be used for a business site or corporate site, but its main purpose is for education. It has a very simple and easy to use layout so your content will shine and be clear. So if you are looking for a no frills, simple and easy, pain free theme to build your site with Education Hub is the right choice for you.
The Campus WordPress theme was built on the Super Skeleton Framework. This theme has been redone recently and it has come back better and stronger than ever. It comes with a powerful drag and drop layout page builder so you can make a design as specific and tailored to you liking as you want. This theme also has a Google fonts library embedded into it so you can preview your font choices in the admin panel before choosing them. WooCommerce also works with the Campus theme for any and all of your eCommerce needs.
With the Campus WordPress theme you also get:
- Most recent WP Ready
- Dual Sidebars
- More than 650 fonts
- Mobile friendly
- Visual shortcodes
- SEO ready so you can easily be found in online search results
- JQuery effects
And rounding out our education WordPress themes list is Guru. Guru is a Learning Management System theme that comes with tons of features like: BuddyPress, Sensei and WooCommerce. You can do so many cool things with this WordPress theme such as: write lessons, create online courses, video hosting, making a teacher profile, tack course progress and more. Guru is also responsive and retina ready so your site will look fabulous on all screen sizes and devices. The Visual page builder plugin also comes with this site so you know customizing and creating will be a breeze. There is also an events calendar plugin for easy scheduling.
There are even more features to the Guru WordPress education theme including:
- Course analytics
- Quiz grading
- SEO ready
- WP integration
- Works with WPML
- Various portfolio choices
So get started on your site with the jam packed Guru theme and share some knowledge with the world.
Now that you have gone through our many different options of education WordPress themes…have you found one you like? Just like teaching styles are very personal and specific, so are these education themes. Do some research and homework to figure out which theme can help you build and create your online course. See what the themes have to offer you and your future teaching site and decide which one will meet all of your qualifications. Don’t keep your knowledge to yourself for one more second. Start spreading your wisdom through the world wide web and create your online education website today.