Navigating the PowerSchool Parent Portal Start Page
When you sign in to the PowerSchool Student and Parent portal, the start page appears. This page serves as the central point from which you begin your PowerSchool Student and Parent portal session. The start page consists of the following main areas:
|Click to return to the start page from anywhere within the application.
|Welcome [Your Name]
|The first and last name of the person signed in. Your name should appear. If it does not, contact your school’s PowerSchool administrator. In an effort to ensure your account is secure and your information protected, the date and time of the last time you signed in appears when you hover over your name. This information can be used to alert you to any unusual account activity. If you experience any unusual account activity, report it to your school.
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Click to sign out of the PowerSchool Student and Parent portal.
The navigation toolbar appears at the top of the start page and is common to every page in the application. The navigation toolbar includes the following information:
The first names of the students associated to your parent account appear in alphabetical order. Click the name of the student for whom you want to view information. The page refreshes and display information for the selected student.
If you click the name of a student and the message “Student information is not available at this time.” appears, contact your school’s PowerSchool administrator.
|Click to print a printer-friendly version of the page you are viewing. Additionally, the page includes the name of the selected student and the school and school district for that student.
|RVS does not have access to PowerSchool Learning, but this icon remains.
|Click the exclamation point to access the Notifications pop-up. The Password Security section displays the date and time of the last time you signed in. The display appears when you hover over your name. This information can be used to alert you to any unusual account activity. If you experience any unusual account activity, report it to your school.
The main menu consists of several icons within the navigation bar and includes links to various functions. Different schools may have different icons available. Here are some of the most common functions:
Grades and Attendance
|Click to view student grades and attendance for the current term. For more information, see Grades and Attendance.
Click to view all terms. THEN click on the specific term to see the missing assignments for the term. If you do not click on the term, you will not see the missing assignments.
|Click to view student grades for the previous term. For more information, see Grades History.
|Click to view attendance history for the current term. For more information, see Attendance History.
|Click to set the email notifications you can receive on a regular basis. For more information, see Email Notifications.
|Click to view the current school bulletin. For more information, see School Bulletins.
Note: This icon only appears if School Bulletin is enabled.
|Click to register for classes and view course requests. For more information, see Class Registration.
|Click to manage your PowerSchool Parent Portal account preferences. For more information, see Account Preferences.
|Click to view the student schedule in either week or matrix view.
|Click to view school address and contact numbers.