schoolAbility is a top-tier provider of business office software and solutions for schools in California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, and Texas.

schoolAbility provides a comprehensive suite of products and services to manage school business office operations, including state-of-the-art financial management and human resources systems, implementation, training, consulting, value-added support, and outsourced business office management services.

schoolAbility is uniquely qualified because it is the only organization that combines the expertise of financial management and human resources system architects, developers, and highly-qualified business managers, with the hands-on experience of delivering outsourced business office management services to school districts and charter schools across multiple states.

schoolAbility has partnered with School Business Unlimited to deliver schoolAbility’s OEM branded version of Escape Online 5, the leading financial management software system for schools in California, which is currently used by over 300 school districts, 18 county offices of education, and 9 community college districts.

In 2015, Escape Online 5 processed:

EO5 2015 Payroll Stats

  • 1.4 million paychecks
  • $4.6 billion in payroll
  • 144,539 school employees paid
  • 405,621 ACH advises e-mailed




  • 1.0 million PERS lines
  • 1.4 million STRS lines




EO5 2015 AP Stats

  • 3.9 million requisitions,
  • 505,025 accounts payable checks
  • $4.1 billion in payments to vendors,


schoolAbility is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and has business office outsourcing operations in Sacramento, California; Dallas, Texas; Las Vegas, Nevada; and throughout New Mexico.

schoolAbility is a preferred procurement partner of CES, Cooperative Educational Services (, and ACES, the Association for Charter Schools Educational Services (

schoolAbility Leadership Team

To contact schoolAbility for a confidential, no-obligation consultation, e-mail or call (520) 780-1375.

Escape Online 5 is a trademark of Escape TechnologyschoolAbility is a trademark of Aerarium, LLC.