PowerSchool Help Page

PowerSchool Help Page

PowerSchool Overview                                       

  • Where to Find It
  • Searching for Students
  • Advanced Searches
  • Selecting Students By Hand 
  • Common Searches 
  • Creating Lists                                  

Student Information 

  • Entering 504 Data 
  • Creating Family Relationships
  • Updating Demographics 
  • Viewing Out-of-District (Inactive) Students
  • Adding Secondary Addresses 

Enrolling, Transferring & Withdrawing

  • New Student Enrollment
  • In-District Transfer
  • Out-of-District Transfer 
  • Enrolling Student into Classes (Elementary)
  • Dropping Student from Classes (Elementary)
  • Mass Enroll Students into Classes

Reports

  • Creating and Printing Mailing Labels
  • Viewing Report Cards (Admin) 
  • Running Schedules 
  • Percent Grade Report 

Discipline Reporting

  • Log Entries & State Reporting 
  • State Reporting Guidelines
  • Exporting Discipline Data 

Exporting Data Files

  • Quick Exports
  • Saving Quick Exports
  • Data Tags
  • Creating Pivot tables 

Attendance

  • Daily Attendance 
  • Searching for Perfect Attendance 

 

Attendance Reporting 

  • Individual Student Attendance Report
  • Student Attendance Summary 
  • Tracking Student Attendance 

Procedures

  • Creating Form Letters
  • Exporting Data for Photo Day 
  • EOY: Magnet School Transfer
  • EOY: In-District-Transfer 
  • Grade Setup

Data Accuracy 

  • Identifying Students with Missing Data 
  • Adding Student Photos (Individual) 
  • Uploading Student Photos to PowerSchool 
  • October 1 Procedures 

Staff 

  • Staff Search

Parent/Student Portal 

School Setup

  • Calendars 
  • Snow Day Procedures 
  • Start-of-Year (SOY) Checklist
  • End-of Year (EOY) Checklist
  • Summer School (MHS) 

 

 PowerSchool Quick Reference Cards

PowerTeacher

  • Taking Attendance
  • Student Information 
  • Reviewing Attendance
  • Individual Student Attendance Report 
  • Student Attendance Summary 
  • Printing Report Cards 

Gradebook

  • Gradebook Overview
  • Gradebook Preferences
  • Class Rosters
  • Creating and Editing Categories
  • Final Grade Setup
  • Class Assignmments 
  • Copying Class Assignments
  • Scoring Assignmetns 
  • Class Assignments with Standards Based Grades
  • Scoring Class Assignments with Standards Based Grades 
  • Viewing Gradebook Data for Student Dropped from your Course 
  • Grade Verification Reports

 

 PowerScheduler

  • PowerSchool Scheduling FAQs