Assign IDs and Passwords

PowerSchool Student and Parent portal IDs and passwords can be manually or automatically assigned individually or by group.

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How to Manually Assign a Parent/Guardian's Access ID and Password

  1. On the start page, search for and select a student. 
  2. Under Information choose Account Access from the student pages menu. The Account Access page appears.
  3. Use the following table to enter information in the fields:

Field

Description

Access ID

Enter the parent/guardian’s access ID.

Access Password

Enter the parent/guardian’s access password.

  1. Click Submit. A confirmation message appears indicating the account is updated.

How to Manually Assign a Student's Username and Password

  1. On the start page, search for and select a student. 
  2. Under Information choose Account Access from the student pages menu. The Account Access page appears.
  3. Use the following table to enter information in the fields:

Field

Description

Student User Name

Enter the student’s user name.

Student Password

Enter the student’s password.

  1. Click Submit. A confirmation message appears indicating the account is updated.

How to Automatically Assign a Parent/Guardian's Access ID and Password

  1. On the start page, search for and select a student. .
  2. Under Information choose Account Access from the student pages menu. The Account Access page appears.
  3. To allow all parents/guardians associated to this student to view the student's academic record in the PowerSchool Student and Parent portal, select the Enable Parent/Guardian Access checkbox.
  4. Click Auto-assign IDs & Passwords for this Student to assign the parent/guardian user name and password.
  5. Click Submit. A confirmation message appears indicating the account is updated.

How to Automatically Assign a Student's Username and Password

Note: The Auto-assign IDs and Passwords for this Student link only appears if you have field level security full access to all student fields on this page. 

  1. On the start page, search for and select a student. 
  2. Under Information choose Account Access from the student pages menu. The Account Access page appears.
  3. To allow the student to sign in to the PowerSchool Student and Parent portal, select the Enable Student Access checkbox.
  4. Click Auto-assign IDs and Passwords for this Student to assign the student user name and password.
  5. Click Submit. A confirmation message appears indicating the account is updated.

How to Automatically Assign IDs/Passwords

  1. On the start page, search for and select a group of students. A list of students appears in the Current Student Selection section.
  2. Click the [Select Function] arrow. The Group Functions pop-up menu appears.
  3. Under Functions, choose ID/Password Assignment. The Assign Passwords & IDs page appears.

    Note: Alternatively, if you have a current selection of students, you can choose Special Functions under Functions in the main menu and then click Groups Functions.

  4. Enter information in the fields, as needed. 
  5. Click Submit. The Changes Recorded page appears
  6. Click Back to return to the Assign Passwords & IDs page.

    Note: If a "Warning Page Expired" message appears, click the PowerSchool logo to return to the start page.

    To notify parents and guardians of their new Access IDs and Passwords, create a form letter that includes the data access tags ^(web_ID) and ^(web_Password).