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15 Inspiring WordPress Education Themes

For many of us, education is a pure pursuit of knowledge and it is the means to equip ourselves for a better future.

Traditional forms of education are becoming expensive and out of reach for many common folk. College courses and university degrees can set parents and students back a good deal. With the Internet becoming the place to sell most things, it is no surprise that education has also made it here. Many premier educational institutions have an online presence to attract students from all over the world.

There are a number of WordPress themes designed specifically to support educational institutions like schools, universities, colleges, kindergartens and even private tutors.

Most of these themes are responsive, geared toward a mobile device carrying younger target audience. These themes are designed to be highly functional and compatible with WooCommerce plugin, so paying upfront for a course is easy.

I've sifted through a few WordPress Education themes and listed 15 of them for a closer look.

Lincoln – Education Material Design WordPress Theme


The layouts of Lincoln have been designed by experts who have a good knowledge of the field of education. Courses can be put into categories and divided into classes. You can set prices and discounts, obtain reviews, create events and assign a speaker. Also, it is compatible with the popular plugin LearnDash, though you may have to purchase this separately.

Price : $59

Education WordPress Theme | Education WP

Education WP
Education WordPress Theme comes with the LearnPress plugin to bring you the best learning experience. This also means that you save $250, which is the cost of the LearnPress add-ons. If you want to move to another theme, this plugin will make sure that all your data stays safe. Three different homepage layouts are possible, so you can build a website that is quite unique in appearance.

Price : $59


Capital comes with a widgetized homepage and with events calendar integration. Both beginners and experts will find this theme easy to use. It is built on the ZOOM framework that forms the core of every theme from WPZOOM. It is highly customizable and the Visual Customizer gives you control over the appearance of your website.

Price : $69

Language Course WordPress Theme

Language Course
Language Course is an easy to install and fully customizable theme. It comes with 80+ shortcodes and sliders for sharing images. Lifetime free updates sweeten the purchase and lazy load effects will help to keep the attention of the reader on the page.

Price : $75

Masterstudy – Education Center WordPress Theme

Masterstudy has combined good design with a collection of premium plugins to present your courses in an effective fashion. Educational organizations and individuals offering online courses can create content easily with Masterstudy. The courses can be categorized and details of prices and discounts for each class can be included. The templates for “Teacher” enables the display of detailed information for each teacher and helps students find the right ones. To add a sense of urgency among students to sign up for the courses, a countdown calendar has been provided.

Price : $59

School District WordPress Theme

School District
School District has striking About Us Page that can get a reader interested. Parallax scrolling makes for a pleasant browsing experience. The auto updater installs updates automatically. The theme is widget ready and comes with shortcodes, so you can insert content easily.

Price : $79

Clever Course – Learning Management System Theme

Clever Course is built for creating and selling courses online. It can separate the page to carry quizzes that help to evaluate a student. The landing page template offers the option to disable both the header and footer, permitting the entire page to carry content. You can translate the website into many languages as it is multilingual ready.

Price : $59

Guru | Learning Management WordPress Theme

Guru is a top class WordPress education theme that combines Sensei, BuddyPress, WooCommerce, Mailchimp, Event Calendar and WooCommerce. Top class plugins and a good, versatile design make it easy to work with. Teaching and learning on this theme becomes an easy exercise for everyone.

Price : $59

Education News WordPress Theme

Education News
Education News is a fully editable theme that is multilingual ready. You can simply use the two-step installation or you can choose to optimize the theme with Theme Customizer or 80+ shortcodes. The theme also makes an unlimited color palette available to users.

Price : $75

Private Teachers WordPress Theme

Private Teachers
Both students and tutors will find it easy to use the websites built with Private Teachers theme. The search for tutors can be initiated right from the homepage. Transparent content blocks impart a trendy feel to the websites.

Price : $75

Little People, Kindergarten WordPress Theme

Little People
Little People theme can be used for a kindergarten, nursery or child care center. Many prebuilt pages suited for nursery and childcare have been included which saves you the time and effort of constructing your own pages. It has a blog section and number counters have been provided to display the number of happy children and happy parents.

Price : $49

Baby Kids – Education Primary School For Children

Baby Kids
Baby Kids is a theme more suited for primary school websites. It is compatible with most plugins, and some premium plugins like Page Builder and Best Slider are already included. The savings by getting these two plugins almost covers the purchase price of the theme. Event pages have been included and each event can have its own page.

Price : $49

Education Center | Training Courses WordPress Theme

Education Center
With numerous color options and a catchy design, Education Center is designed for the use of schools, colleges, universities, online courses and training programs. It is compatible with LearnDash. Upon purchasing this theme, you will get a 30% discount on the LearnDash plugin.

Price : $59

Driveme – Driving School WordPress Theme

Driveme is a well a crafted theme designed with driving schools in mind. However, it can be adapted for any other learning institute as well. One page or multiple page formats are possible. You can check out the prices for different courses and book the same. CTA buttons are also available as part of the theme. This theme is the winner of the Envato Most Wanted Contest in the Education category on ThemeForest.

Price : $49

That's a roundup of some of the better designed WordPress Education themes. As you can see, there is a wide variety of choices. Which one you choose depends upon the needs of your education website.

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