Top 10 Educational WordPress Themes in 2015

Top 10 Educational WordPress Themes in 2015

Perhaps, it is the best time for redefining your education techniques, when tech developments are making their influence on most of available fields. In this internet era, as you might know, the first step of powering your educational institute with technology is about having one full-fledged website, which you can do awesome things by offering information to the pupils of your school or college or any other kinds of educational institution in a simple-but-effective way.

Top 10 Educational WordPress Themes

Unlike old days, building one website for you or your venture is like a piece of cake, especially when considering availability of easy-to-use content management systems such as WordPress, which is popular moreover. Unless the basic theme of WordPress can satisfy needs of the website of your institution, you have to get most appropriate WordPress theme for website, which will be probably accompanied by one blog. Here, we would like to give you a list of top educational WordPress themes that you can get from web world and hence make your website look and feel better, while using.

1. Academy


Just like two themes, mentioned earlier, Academy is a multi-purpose corporate theme, which seems rather perfect when used for professional education institutions, especially regarding management of business and corporate training. Features such as responsive layout, prebuilt widgets, elements etc are also noticeable in Academy WordPress theme. Making it look more corporate, theme does also consist of widgets such as testimonials, top experts along with a feature to offer courses in one truly web-based manner, using which users can select their course, after knowing about it.

2. My College

My College

You may go with this theme, if you want to give an awesome webby face to your college or school in an easy manner. On top of all, My College comprises an eye-catchy design along with an impressive set of colours. The slider, accompanied by some useful widgets, can help you in letting your students know essential details and happenings in the institution. Though you can use the theme for all other purposes, My College seems better when tied with the education category.

3. Grand College

Grand College

Grand College suits the purpose very well, if you want a WordPress-powered website for a college, school or some other educational institutions, including small ones. As you can guess, this theme is also consists of pre-defined elements for different requirements, including some useful widgets like featured faculties of your institution, course finder etc. Moreover, theme builders have incorporated many shortcodes in the theme, using which you can insert these widgets in your blog posts or pages. In addition, templates for pages like Contact Us, About Us etc are also noticeable in Grand College.

4. Park College


Using Park College for the WordPress-powered website of your school or college is like setting up a park for your students and faculties, where they can get useful information about current activities as well as about the institution. Rather than a big university, Park College will be suitable for schools or colleges, which accommodate comparatively less number of students and offer fewer courses. On the other hand, this 100% responsive theme can offer the same viewing performance regardless the device you use.

5. Baby Kids

Baby Kids Theme

As you might have guessed from the name, Baby Kids is a WordPress theme for WordPress-powered sites that are made for primary school institutions out there! Indeed, it is a tough task to persuade parents about how good your educational institution is, especially when they’re confused between many institutions. In such a situation, however, Baby Kids WordPress theme will be quite helpful, as it has a lot of features that are really useful. To take an example, Baby Kids will let you create particular kind of pages for individual teachers, single courses, an excursion that is on its way, an event that the school is going to conduct and other useful page structures. On top of all, we have to consider the Visual Composer feature of Baby Kids, which lets you create pages and content according to your requirement and convenience. Also, the truly responsive WordPress theme has included a few actually-paid plugins for free. Some of those plugins are:

  • Best Slider
  • WooCommerce Integration
  • WPML Multilingual
  • Lesson Scheduling through Time Table for WP
  • Contact Form 7
  • Support for MailChimp
  • Limitless Collection of Colour Codes

Apart from all these, the colourful design and layout of Baby Kids have to be considered before judging the theme. In spite of the fact that it’s ‘Kids’ in its name, the theme will be suitable for almost every kind of educational institution out there.

6. SciencePress


SciencePress should be your choice when you want a free, ultra-simple but functional WordPress theme for your website or blog. Just like all other themes in this category, SciencePress can also do the job well, as the theme consists of various features such as Custom sidebars, custom-made widgets, integration with Google Maps, pre-defined SEO Optimizing features etc. Altogether, it is one of the best free WordPress theme you can get for your college, university, school or any other educational website.

7. WP Education

WP Education

This is a superb WordPress theme, made for education-based purpose, which makes use of grid-like and tight but beautiful layout in it. Mentioned grid like layout is much useful as you can spread different kinds of information without clashing each other. In addition, just as all other themes mentioned in this post, WP Education also has support of shortcodes and custom-made pages.

8. Education Academy

Education Academy

As its name implies, Education Academy is one of the best WordPress themes you use to power your website + blog prototype for your educational institution. Education Academy is a 100% responsive WordPress theme, which has further impressive techniques for implementing various elements. The theme has different post templates such as Courses List, About Us, Contact Us etc. Slider included in this theme can also give you an effective for conveying urgent details such as commencement or convocation events.

9. University – Education, Event and Course Theme

University WordPress Educational Theme

Are you looking for a WordPress theme that is much suitable for an educational organization? If so, University is one of the best educational WordPress themes you will ever stumble upon, with a lot of features that enhance usability, looks and effectiveness of the WordPress site for a university, educational organizations, training centers, events & tickets, shopping sites and business. In other words, we can say University is a multipurpose theme when your need has something to do with ‘education’. In addition to these, top features of University have been optimized in such an impressive way that an educational institution will found all their requirements fulfilled.

One of those features is the integration with WooCommerce in order to let you manage course enrollment as well as payment of fees and organization of some events and selling tickets for the event; also, if you have some products to sell through university website, WooCommerce will be of tremendous help. Some other features include the page-builder section that lets you customize design and layout of a particular WordPress page, availability of various kinds of sliders to meet different requirements and a lot of theme demos to understand the real potential of University as an educational WordPress theme.

10. WPLMS Learning Management System

WPLMS Educational WordPress Theme

Unlike the aforementioned WordPress themes, WPLMS is much more than a typical educational WordPress theme. It is, on the other hand, a complete solution for learning management as far as an educational organization/training center is concerned about. In order to provide such a powerful and productive system, WPLMS is quite successful in creating a fruitful blend of WordPress, WooCommerce, BBPress and BuddyPress. Rather than including a big number of features, WPLMS has come up with superb, ready-to-use solutions that make sense as far as newbies viewpoint is concerned. Also, the theme has kept controls and layouts as minimal as possible that one will have no sorts of issues when it comes to getting familiar with WPLMS.

For instance, WPLMS has created dedicated dashboards for instructor and student. When the instructor dashboard provides information about courses he or she manages and their growth, student can grab up-to-date information on assignments and other works as well as his or her overall progress. Apart from these, you have options to create quizzes for students, have an overview of quizzes, etc. Altogether, by using WPLMS in your WordPress blog or site, it is possible for you convert your blog or site into a power-packed learning management system, which is intuitive and productive at the same time.

Hope this list helped you in getting the most appropriate theme for your WordPress-powered site or blog of your school, college or some other kinds of education institutions. Which education WordPress theme you use for powering your education-based website? Do let us know via comments.


  1. says

    Beautiful , i have seen such designs/themes before while browsing the internet .I didn’t know that they are powered by WordPress. WordPress seems to be line a never ending universe..isn’t it? . Anyways,thanks for sharing .

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  2. says

    Thanks for sharing useful stuff. All themes that you have shared are nice and interesting. Every person have different selection opinion. I don’t know which one is best from given list. But I like the Education Academy. If i will develop the website on Education or Academy. I will use the Education Academy theme.

    Thanks again for sharing useful stuff
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  3. says

    wordpress suggestion themes are awesome the theme itself gives overall description about that site. Mainly wordpress theme are really attractive and there is an proper suggestion for an particular sites its differ as per profession.

  4. says

    hi Abhijith, i really like wp education theme. i am wordpress developer and optimizer and i really like WP Education theme for my clients sites.

  5. says

    All Educational WordPress are looks very professional,
    Schools and other educational institutions must have great websites in order to attract students. We selected 10 of our favorite education WordPress themes.

  6. says

    You have mentioned some of the great WP themes for educational colleges and institutions. However if you can please mention some themes for educational blogs, it would be very helpful. Thank

  7. says

    Awesome collection, I have seen such designs before while browsing the internet .I didn’t know that they are powered by WordPress. WordPress seems to be line a never ending universe..isn’t it?

  8. says

    Nice collection of education themes, i like the “Park College” Theme, i will sure try this one. Could your please mention more education themes like that.

  9. says

    Good job! All themes are fantastic and Park College is my favourite one. Now I want to start my educational blog with Park College Theme.

    Thanks for making it easier for me.

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