Prince William County Public Schools Implements Lightspeed Systems® Solutions to Strengthen Its Technology Ecosystem 

The partnership with Lightspeed Systems will provide a holistic approach to supporting students

MANASSAS, VA (June 8, 2023) – Prince William County Public School Division, serving approximately 90,000 students in Virginia, announces a partnership with Lightspeed Systems—implementing the company’s award-winning solutions to keep students safe, achieve better learning outcomes, and reduce costs. Together, Lightspeed Filter™, Lightspeed Classroom Management™, and Lightspeed Digital Insight™ will enhance the school district’s technology ecosystem by providing more control over student activity on devices, blocking inappropriate content, and providing total visibility into student-level data to help encourage data-driven collaborations across teams.

Lightspeed Systems’ three solutions will integrate seamlessly to keep students safe, as well as help educators achieve their goals:

  • Lightspeed Classroom Management empowers teachers to make the most of their digital classrooms by providing control of student activity.
  • AI-driven, Lightspeed Filter blocks inappropriate content while granting access to essential learning materials.
  • Lightspeed Digital Insight offers total visibility into real-time, student-level data on all school district devices to generate actionable, real-time insights for data-driven collaborations.

“When it comes to promoting learning and online safety, it’s not either/or, it is a 100% commitment to both,” said Brook Bock, Chief Product Officer for Lightspeed Systems. “Prince William County is a leader in taking a holistic approach to advancing education. By using the power of the Lightspeed platform, they are promoting learning that is safe, secure and equitable for their students as well as ensuring their staff can spend less time on administrative duties and more time focused on student outcomes.”

To learn more about Prince William County’s commitment to student achievement, visit

About Lightspeed Systems

Lightspeed Systems is dedicated to providing K–12 districts time-saving solutions to create safe, secure and equitable education, so they focus where it matters most—students and learning. Lightspeed provides cloud-managed solutions: Security & Compliance, Safety & Wellness and Engagement & Impact, purpose-built for school networks and devices. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Lightspeed serves more than 20 million students using 11 million devices in 28,000 schools throughout 41 countries. To learn more, visit


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Reimagine the inspired and interactive classroom for remote, hybrid, and in-person learning. Lightspeed Classroom Management™ gives teachers real-time visibility and control of their students’ digital workspaces and online activity.

  • Ensure all students interact with only the right online curriculum — precisely when they’re supposed to use it.
  • Push out vetted curriculum links to all students at the same time.
  • Block inappropriate or distracting web sites and apps.

Ensure scalable & efficient learning device management. The Lightspeed Mobile Device Management™ system ensures safe and secure management of student learning resources with real-time visibility and reporting essential for effective distance learning.

  • A centralized, cloud-based solution for infinitely scalable device, application, and policy controls
  • Self-Service App Library, where teachers and students
    can access and install approved curriculum and learning tools
  • Remotely deploy, change, and revoke hundreds of policies and educational applications, while reducing typical downtime and costs

Prevent suicides, cyberbullying, and schoolviolence. Lightspeed Alert™ supports district administrators and selected personnel with advanced AI to detect and report potential threats before it’s too late.

  • Human review
  • Real-time alerts that flag signs of a potential threat
  • Intervene quickly before an incident occurs.
  • Activity logs provide visibility into online activity before and after a flagged event

Protect students from harmful online content. Lightspeed Filter™ is the best-in-class solution that acts as a solid barrier to inappropriate or illicit online content to ensure students’ online safety 24/7.

  • Powered by the most comprehensive database in the industry built through 20 years of web indexing and machine learning.
  • Ensure CIPA compliance
  • Block millions of inappropriate, harmful, and unknown sites, images, and video including YouTube
  • Keep parents informed with the Lightspeed Parent Portal™

Gain complete visibility into students’ online learning. Lightspeed Analytics™ gives districts robust data on the effectiveness of any tools they implement so they can take a strategic approach to their technology stack and streamline reporting.

  • Track education technology adoption and usage trends, eliminate redundancy, and drive ROI
  • Monitor app and content consumption to facilitate early adoption and effective utilization
  • Assess risk with visibility into student data privacy and security compliance