PowerSchool Parent Portal Setup

The following directions are intended for parents who would like to create a new PowerSchool Parent Account or add a new student to your existing PowerSchool Parent Account.
The parent portal is an online portal accessible anywhere on the web that parents can log in to and see all of their children in one place, their grades, assignments, scores, attendance, schedules, and school bulletins for each school your children attend.
If you are adding a new student to an existing PowerSchool Parent Account, Please skip the first section and go to the Adding Student to Existing PowerSchool Parent Account section.

Creating a New PowerSchool Parent Account

  1. Open any internet browser on your computer (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Etc.)
  2. Type https://powerschool.cdolinc.net/ into the address bar
  3. Click the Create Account tab
ParentLogin
  1. On the Create an Account screen, click the Create Account button
Create Parent Portal
  1. On the Create Parent Account screen, fill in the fields to Create your Account
    1. First Name - You, the Parent/Guardian's First Name
    2. Last Name - You, the Parent/Guardian's Last Name
    3. Email - the email address you want to associate with the PowerSchool Parent Portal Account
      1. This Email will be used for all notifications from the PowerSchool Parent Portal Account
    4. Re-enter Email - Re-Enter the email listed above
    5. Desired Username - Create a unique username that you will use to log in
    6. Password - Create a Password that matches the requirements
      • Be at least 8 characters long
      • Contain at least one uppercase and one lowercase letter
      • Contain at least one letter and one number
      • Contain at least one special character
Parnet Portal user
  1. Next move to the Link Students to Account section

    You should have received a letter from your school with your student's Access ID and Access Password. You will need that letter for the next step.

    1. Student Name - Type the Student's name
      • LastName, FirstName works best
      • It should also recognize FirstName space LastName
    2. Access ID - Type the Access ID for your student from the letter given from your school
      • If you do not have this letter, please contact your school.
    3. Access Password - Type the Access Password for your student from the letter given from your school
      • If you do not have this letter, please contact your school.
    4. Relationship - Choose your relationship to the student from the dropdown
  2. Repeat Step 6 for each student you want to add to your account
  3. When you have finished adding all your students click the Enter button at the bottom of the page
  4. This will take you back to the PowerSchool Parent Account log on screen
  5. Log in with the Username and Password you just created to access the parent portal
    • Not the student's Access ID and Access Password
Link Student to an account

Adding Student to Existing PowerSchool Parent Account

Follow these instructions if you already have a PowerSchool Parent Account and need to add a new student.

  1. Open any internet browser on your computer (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Etc.)
  2. Type https://powerschool.cdolinc.net/ into the address bar
  3. Type in the Username and Password used to log into your PowerSchool Parent Account. Then click the Sign In button
    • if you do not remember your Username and/or Password click the Forgot Username or Password? link
ParentLogin
  1. Then click on Account Preferences link toward the bottom of the Left Navigation
  2. On the Account Preferences Click on the Students Tab
  3. On the Students Click on the Add Button
  4. Add Student
    1. On the Add Student window that opens
      1. Student Name - Type the Student's name
        • LastName, FirstName works best
        • It should also recognize FirstName space LastName
      2. Access ID - Type the Access ID for your student from the letter given from your school
        • If you do not have this letter, please contact your school.
      3. Access Password - Type the Access Password for your student from the letter given from your school
        • If you do not have this letter, please contact your school.
      4. Relationship - Choose your relationship to the student from the dropdown
    Adding a student
    1. Repeat Step 6 and 7 for each additional student you want to add to your account