Google Education

Overview

Student 1:1 Chromebook Program

St. Francis High School provides a school-issued Chromebook to every student to be used both at school and at home. Our Chromebook 1:1 program enhances the students’ overall learning and educational experiences, and supports learning in the classroom.

Objectives of the Chromebook Program:

  • Achieve the 21st-century learning goals of critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity
  • Harness the power of Google Apps for Education
  • Provide educational resources including app-based note taking and organization
  • Facilitate student-centered work
  • Inspire creativity and hands-on learning
  • Engage students in their own learning

Upon graduation, students have an opportunity to keep their Chromebooks, free of charge.

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Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB)

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) provides:

  • Up to $50/month discount for broadband services;
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or table purchased through a participating provider.

A household is eligible if one member of the household:

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Supplemental Chromebook Insurance

We strongly recommend purchasing supplemental insurance offered to our families at a discounted rate by Securranty Insurance.

  • The Class of 2022 J5 Chromebook is no longer covered under warranty.
  • The Class of 2023 NL7T Chromebook warranty only covers manufacturing defects, not accidental damage. 
  • Class of 2024 and Class of 2025 Dell Chromebooks have three years extended warranty and accident coverage but with no theft coverage.

All Chromebook batteries and chargers have a one-year factory warranty but are covered under this Supplemental policy. The policy is $34.95 per year with a $0 deductible. 

If you have any questions please contact the tech dept at  sftech@stfrancishs.org

https://www.securranty.com/SFCHS

ChromeBook Insurance Flyer 2021-2022