iPads: iPads are versatile tablet devices developed by Apple. They offer a range of educational and entertainment options for students. With touchscreens and a user-friendly interface, iPads can be used for reading, browsing the web, accessing educational apps, creating projects, and more. They provide a wide range of apps and resources for learning, creativity, and productivity. iPads are known for their high-quality displays, long battery life, and integration with the Apple ecosystem, which includes apps, cloud storage, and communication tools. Keep in mind that iPads typically run on iOS, which is Apple's operating system.

Chromebooks: Chromebooks are lightweight laptop computers that run on Google's Chrome OS operating system. They are designed for web-based tasks and online collaboration. Chromebooks offer quick startup times, a focus on web browsing, and access to Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) applications like Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides, which are commonly used for schoolwork. They are especially popular for their affordability, long battery life, and ease of management in educational settings. Chromebooks are ideal for tasks like researching, writing, creating presentations, and using web-based educational tools.

When considering whether to choose iPads or Chromebooks for your child's educational needs, it's important to think about their specific requirements, the type of software or apps they'll need, and the overall learning environment they'll be in. Both devices have their own strengths and can be valuable tools for learning and productivity.

Repair Costs

Students are responsible for the care of their assigned device. Damages to student devices may result in charges. Below are the costs for repairs to Chromebooks. 

Replacement cost for Chromebook is $240 (Subject to change)
Replacement cost for a lost charger is $35
Replacement cost for a damaged keyboard is $35
Replacement cost for a damaged screen is $45