PowerSchool for Parents
By Pearson School Systems
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See live attendance, assignments, scores, grades and more, right from teachers’ grade books.
*** WINNER of the 2012 EdTech Digest COOL TOOL Award!!! ***
*** WINNER of Creative Child Magazine's 2012 Preferred Choice Award!!! ***
*** 2012 Seal of Approval Winner from the National Parenting Center ***
PowerSchool is the fastest-growing, most widely used student information system, supporting more than 10 million students in all 50 states and 65 countries.
PowerSchool provides real-time access to:
* Assignments & Scores
* Standards Progress
* School Announcements
* Teacher Comments
* Grade Point Average
* Lunch Transactions & Balance**
* Fee Transactions & Balance
* Student Activities
You can also use PowerSchool to register to receive email alerts for grades, attendance, assignments and more.
Your school district must be using the PowerSchool student information system. If you are not sure what student information system your school is using, contact your school and ask if they’re using PowerSchool. You can also check to see if your school or district has registered to use the app by visiting http://pearsonschoolsystems.com/products/mobile/students
1. PowerSchool for Parents requires PowerSchool version 7.1.3 or later
2. Access to PowerSchool is controlled by school administration
3. Lunch transactions only available if using the PowerLunch meal management system
4. Requires a wireless connection or mobile data plan
What's New in Version 2.1.1
* Bug Fixes
* New on-boarding process including server validation and SSL check to get you connected to your PowerSchool server easier
* Improved overall theme
* Improved sync performance
* Stability improvements
* Other minor bug fixes
PowerSchool is terrible. Their in-school registration system was so bad students were still registering two weeks into school. With the app, I signed up for daily notifications, which I received sporadically until, of course, the schools were closed due to snow. During the snow days, I received about a dozen progress reports per day- when there was no activity to report. Then, I needed to find my password... So I tried the password reset feature... About five times! Each time, the password reset email would come a day or two after I requested it - and it would arrive in the middle of the night with a message saying, I had to reset within 30 minutes. So it would be expired before I'd see the email. To me such basic things are like checking out a new car only to have the door fall off when you first open it. PowerSchool is the source of many bad headaches.
Different school districts
Powerschool itself is fine ... And the app is fine for what I need EXCEPT that I have children in different school districts - two kids in public schools, one in a charter school. This app will only let me show one district's powerschool at a time, instead of switching back and forth between kids and/or districts. I have to log out of one powerschool and then log in again for the other district. I might as will just go to the website on my server to log in, which is the whole point of an app - to make that unnecessary! Help!
Bought this app today after seeing the App Store button on the regular Powerschool website. It works great and is very similar to the website itself. I was able to see everything on the web page including individual assignment grades and attendance. Thanks for making my life easier, Powerschool!
- Category: Education
- Updated: Sep 20, 2013
- Version: 2.1.1
- Size: 21.4 MB
- Languages: English, French, Spanish
- Seller: NCS Pearson Inc. (Pearson School Systems)
- Copyright© 2005 - 2013 Pearson Education, Inc., or its affiliate(s). All rights reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.