Parent Resources for PowerSchool

The following resources are available to serve as a quick reference guide for the PowerSchool parent portal. This online portal is accessible using the link: Parents can log in and see all of their children in one place: their grades, assignments, scores, attendance, schedules, and school bulletins for each school their children attend. If you have one student in middle school and one in elementaryl, parents will see bulletins for both the middle school and elementary school.

To help you find what you need we have created the following FAQ

Q: How do I log in to the PowerSchool Parent Portal?

A: PowerSchool logins are granted by the district. Upon enrolling your student you will be able to Create a Parent account using the following link:

You will need to get the following information from your school or district: Student Access ID and Access Password for each student

Q: What is the difference between the Student and Parent Portal?

A: The student portal is an online portal accessible anywhere on the web that students can log in to and see their grades, attendance, schedules, school bulletin, and more. The parent portal is an online platform accessible from anywhere on the web. Parents can log in to view all of their children’s information in one place, including their grades, attendance, schedules, and the ability to add funds to My School Bucks for each student.

Q: What is the PowerSchool Mobile App and how do I download it?

A: The PowerSchool Mobile App gives parents and students instant access to to the portal using your Mobile device. When downloading the App, look for this icon: you will be prompted for a District Mobile ID, for Westside this ID is MJJN

  • Receive real-time push notifications with updates about grades, scores, attendance, assignments, teacher comments, daily bulletins, schedules, and fee transactions
  • Access all of your children in one portal
  • View grades, assignments, attendance, GPA, and more
  • View announcements from schools
  • Designed for iPhones/iOS, tablets, and Google/Android devices

Q: How can I view grades and attendance in the portal?

A: The following video will walk you through how to view your students grades and attendance:

Q: How can I add funds to my students Meal Account?

A: To add funds to your student’s meal account, click the “MySchoolBucks” option in the left navigation menu. (see image below) Here, you can view your student’s balance and meal history, add funds to the account, and set up Autopay for low-balance deposits.