Power School

Click here to access the PowerSchool Parent Portal.

The ECST district uses PowerSchool to schedule classes, take daily attendance, store student grades, and produce progress reports, report cards, and transcripts. One of the key components of PowerSchool is the Parent Portal. The Parent Portal “brings together” teachers, students, parents, and school administrators in an easily used and accessible web-based data system. By utilizing PowerSchool, everyone stays connected. You will be able to fully participate in your child’s academic progress. In addition, the Parent Portal you will allow you to view information regarding your child’s attendance, grades, detailed assignment descriptions and comments/messages from teachers.

Caution to Parents

While our instructional staff will make every effort to update grades as frequently as possible, parents/guardians should note that all grades may not be immediately entered PowerSchool. Therefore, grades shown in PowerSchool may not reflect the most recent grade. Nevertheless, we recommend that parents inquire about grades unsatisfactory grades.

Training Sessions

During our monthly PTSA meetings, there will opportunities for parents to learn more about the Parent Portal. Parents of new students will receive some training during orientation. Included are Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that will provide addition information about the Parent Portal and contact information for anyone who may need additional assistance.

PowerSchool Parent Portal Frequently Asked Questions

What is PowerSchool?

What is the web address for PowerSchool?

What can I see on the PowerSchool site?

Is this system secure?

Who do I contact for PowerSchool access?

Can I change my password?

I have multiple children in the district. Can I have access to all their accounts under just one username and password?

My husband/wife and I are separated/divorced. Can we get another parent username and password for our child’s account?

Can other people see my child’s grades and information?

Do students and parents see the same screens/comments?

I have questions about the information found regarding my child’s grades or attendance. Who should I contact?

I don’t have Internet access at home. How can I access the PowerSchool Parent Portal?

What do Q1, Q2, S1, Q3, Q4, S2 and Y1 stand for?

How often are grades updated online?

How do I cancel my Parent Portal account?

How do I get more help with the PowerSchool Parent Portal?

Here is a potential scenario: My son had a test in Algebra I at 10:00 am. It is now 11:05 am and I don’t see the grade in Powerschool. Should the grade be posted?

Whom should I call if I have a question?

When I look at my students grades and average them I am getting a different grade then what is listed in Powerschool. Why is that?

I tried to access the website but was unable to access the parent portal. Why can’t I get into parent portal?

I replied to the PowerSchool auto-email with a question, but have not received a response. Why?

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