Configuring Classes

You can use classes in Jamf School to use with Apple's Classroom app or the Jamf School Teacher and Jamf School Student apps. Classes can either be configured manually or by importing them from Apple School Manager.

Requirements

To import classes from Apple School Manager, you need to:

To create classes manually, you need student and teacher accounts in Jamf School. For more information, see Creating User Accounts.

To configure classes in the Classroom app, you need:

In addition to the requirements above, you must ensure that teacher and student devices meet the minimum device requirements for use with Apple’s Classroom app. For more information about device requirements, see Classroom requirements in Apple's Classroom User Guide.

Importing Classes from Apple School Manager

  1. In Jamf School, navigate to Classes in the sidebar.

  2. Click Sync with ASM.
    Classes in Apple School Manager are imported to Jamf School.

Creating Classes Manually

  1. In Jamf School, navigate to Classes in the sidebar.

  2. Click +Add Class.

  3. In the Add Class pop-up dialog, configure the basic settings including a name and adding students and teachers to the class.

  4. Click Finish.

Adding Shared iPads to Classes

  1. In Jamf School, navigate to Classes in the sidebar.

  2. Select the class you want to add Shared iPads to.

  3. Click +Add Shared iPads.

  4. To filter which Shared iPads are added to the class by specified criteria, click +Add Filter and do the following:

    1. Choose a rule from the pop-up menu.

    2. Configure the rest of the pop-up menus and fields as needed.

    3. Repeat steps a through c to add filters as needed.

  5. To add a device group to the smart group, click +Add Group and do the following:

    1. Choose a rule from the pop-up menu.

    2. Configure the rest of the pop-up menus and fields as needed.

    3. Repeat steps a through c to add groups as needed.

  6. Select Match all rules or Match one or more rules.

  7. Click Save Scope.

Copying Apps, Documents, and Settings Between Classes

  1. In Jamf School, navigate to Classes in the sidebar.

  2. Select the class you want to copy apps, documents, profiles, or Shared iPads to.

  3. Click Copy settings from another class

  4. From the Copy settings from another class pop-up dialog, select the settings you want to copy and the class to copy the settings from.

  5. Click Save.

Related Information

For related information, see the following sections in this guide:

For related information, see Apple's Apple Classroom User Guide.

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