PowerSchool

 

The ParentPortal is currently closed until August.

ONLY 2020-2021 Report Cards (Student Reports), Test Scores and Summer Transportation information is available on this portal as we prepare for the 2021-22 School Year.

Go to Parent and Student Portal

Go to Teacher Portal

Go to Administrative and Staff Portal

 Having PowerSchool log-in issues?
Please contact your child's school for assistance.

 


PowerSchool offers parents real-time access to grades, attendance, homework assignments and other class information. You can even email teachers or ask for automatic updates on your student’s progress as well as view any school bulletins. Access to PowerSchool is available from anywhere in the world just by using any browser.

Creating A Parent Account

A parent account allows you to view the information for one or more students with a single sign in. You can also manage your personal account preferences.

To create a parent account, enter the following information:

  • Name - Your first and last name
  • Email - Student notifications and correspondence related to your parent account will be sent to this email
  • Desired Username - Your username is your unique PowerSchool identity
  • Password - Your password must be at least 8 characters long
  • Student Access Information - Information for a minimum of one student, including the student name, Access ID, Access Password, and your relationship to the student. The Access ID and Access Password will be provided to you in a letter from you student’s school before August 1.
  • Email Verification – Check your email for a PowerSchool Account Email Verification message. Click the link in the email to sign in to your PowerSchool account within 24 hours of receiving the message. The Student and Parent Sign In page appears. Enter your username and password. Click Sign In and now start using your account.

 

Add Students to Your Existing Account

Use this procedure to add one or more students (for whom you have legal and parental rights) to your parent account. Once added, you will be able to view their information by way of your account. To edit or remove a student associated to your account, contact your school.

  1. On the start page, click Account Preferences from the navigation menu. The Account Preferences – Profile page appears.
  2. Click the Students tab.
  3. On the Students tab, click the Add icon to add a student to your parent account. The Add Student dialog appears.
  4. Enter Student Access Information. Enter the student name, Access ID, Access Password, and your relationship to the student. The Access ID and Access Password will be provided to you in a letter from you student’s school before August 1.

"PowerSchool SIS Student and Parent Help" is available by clicking the Help link in the upper right hand corner.

Once you have logged into PowerSchool, you will see a menu bar at the top of the page. On this screen, you also will find a complete listing of all your child’s courses, teachers, grades and attendance information. By clicking on the teacher’s name, you can send an e-mail to your child’s teacher. To use this feature, your computer must be set up to send emails from your browser.

The blue links give you more information about your student. If you click on any of these links, it will take you to another screen that displays a list of individual assignments, projects, or class information. Click on those underlined items to find out the details for the assignment.

To return to the first screen, simply click on the Grades and Attendance button at the top of the page or on the PowerSchool graphic.

If your son or daughter is in Elementary School, you can view the marks your child earned by clicking the Standards Grade tab.  A sample of each grade level's Achievement Record is available for your use by downloading the document from this page, or obtaining a copy from any of our schools.

The Grades and Attendance screen also shows when your student was tardy or absent. Click on the numbers in blue to find out the days and classes in which your son or daughter was late or absent.

If your son or daughter is in Middle School or High School, you can also view the grades your child earned after the first semester ended. Click on the icon marked Grades History for a complete listing of those grades.

Click the Chronic Absenteeism button to see your child’s attendance record. The State of Ohio requires school attendance to be reported in hours and minutes. The Chronic Absenteeism page will show detailed student absences as well as totals.

You can receive automatic e-mail updates and send e-mails to your child’s teachers. After you have logged into PowerSchool, click on the Email Notification button.

To receive automatic email updates from the school, check off the information that you’d like to receive about your son or daughter, how often you’d like to receive it, and whether you want that information sent to you immediately. Be sure to include the email address where you would like the information sent and press the blue Submit button. You can enter multiple email addresses by separating them with a comma. To stop receiving these automatic updates, simply unclick the boxes and press Submit.

Parents of elementary students please note – many elementary teachers may not use the grade book to enter daily assignments.  So, the only information you may see on elementary students will be: Detail report of attendance and School announcements.)

You can email teachers from the Grades and Attendance screen or from the Teachers Comments screen, (click the Teacher Comments button). From time to time, teachers may include remarks about your child. To respond to any teacher, simply click on his or her name. Remember, your computer must be set to send emails from your browser.

The School Bulletin page serves as your school’s message board where the school can post a variety of information for you to view.

During the scheduling process, Westerville parents and students in grades 5 - 11 are able to use online Class Registration.  Students can easily make course requests for the next school year through the portal using the information they received from the school.

A "Parent Guide to Class Registration" is available for your use by downloading the document from this page, or obtaining a copy from any of our schools.

Click the Student Reports button to see your child’s report card.  This is an area where we will keep your child’ historical report cards throughout their Westerville experience.

Note - our online grade cards should be viewed using Chrome as your browser. 

The Graduation Progress page displays the student's four-year graduation plan and the progress, indicated by the use of a color coded bar.  Dark green indicates earned credits; light green indicates currently enrolled credits; and yellow indicates requested or planned credits. A green checkmark indicates that a requirement has been completely satisfied.

Parents please note – click on the Submit button to view completed courses and credits earned towards a Westerville City Schools high school diploma.

Students in middle and high school may quality for the Honor Roll based on their quarterly grades.  This information will be reflected here.  Please contact your school regarding Honor Roll requirements.

Student schedules are available for your viewing.

This page contains the physical address and contact information for the school.

This page contains test results for your student.

 

Questions?

If you have any questions about PowerSchool at any time, please contact your child’s school.


Go to Parent and Student Portal

Go to Teacher Portal

Go to Administrative and Staff Portal