Access Powerschool as a Parent

Preparation

  1. Contact your child’s school.

  2. Ask for the “Access ID” and “Access Password” for each of your children.

How to Create a PowerSchool Parent Access Account

  1. Go to Iron District’s PowerSchool page

  2. Click the “Create Account” tab.  

PowerSchool SIS student and Parent sign in

  1. Click the “Create Account” button (lower right).

PowerSchool SIS student and Parent sign in

  1. Enter your “First Name” and “Last Name”.

  2. Enter your email address (as the account contact and the default for notifications).

  3. Enter a username (chosen by you).

  4. Enter a password (also chosen by you).

  5. Enter the password a second time.

PowerSchool SIS create account

  1. Under “Link Students to Account”, enter the following for each of your children:

  • Student Name (e.g. Will Jones)

  • Access ID (e.g. Jones5D8)

  • Access Password (e.g. U4FP21)

  • Relationship (menu) (e.g. Mother)

PowerSchool SIS link account

  1. Click “Enter” button (bottom, right).  If successful, you will be returned to the login screen.  

PowerSchool SIS link account

How to Log into a PowerSchool Parent Access Account

  1. Go to Iron District Power School page

  2. On the “Sign In” tab, enter the username and password that you created (above).

  3. Click the “Sign In” button. 

PowerSchool SIS student and Parent sign in

  1. Listed along the left side are all of the things you can access.

  2. Listed along the top are the name(s) of your student(s).

PowerSchool SIS

How to Set up Email Notifications in PowerSchool

  1. Log into your PowerSchool Parent Account (see above).

  2. Click “Email Notification” (above left).

  3. Add any additional email addresses (other than the one you set up with the account).

  4. Select what information you would like to receive.

  5. Choose how often you would like to receive this information.

  6. Select “Apply These Settings to All Your Students” if you wish.

  7. Click “Submit”.

Email notifications

How to Get and Sign into the PowerSchool Mobile App

Android Instructions (see below for iOS instructions)

  1. Open the Play Store app.

Play  store

Play  store

  1. Search the Play Store for “powerschool”.  When you’ve found “PowerSchool Mobile”, tap “Install”.

Play Store app

Play Store app

  1. Tap “ACCEPT” to give the PowerSchool Mobile app the access permissions it needs.

PowerSchool Mobile app

  1. Go back to the home screen and find the “PowerSchool” app (or tap “OPEN” in the Play Store [above]).

PowerSchool app

  1. Enter Iron County School District’s PowerSchool code (BLXT).

PowerSchool code

  1. Enter the username and password of your parent access account

PowerSchool code

  1. Tap the “Sign In” button (it then takes the app a few seconds to connect to the PowerSchool server).

PowerSchool code

  1. When you first sign-in, it will show one of your students and their Dashboard. To choose a different student, tap the circled arrow. The Dashboard contents are below.

PowerSchool Mobile App

PowerSchool Mobile App

  1. Click on Classes to see more detail about grades. 

PowerSchool Mobile App

  1. Click on Calendar to see upcoming and past events. 

  1. Click on Schedule to see a detailed schedule.

PowerSchool Mobile App

PowerSchool Mobile App

  1. Click on More for extra options.

PowerSchool Mobile App

PowerSchool Mobile App

PowerSchool Mobile App

PowerSchool Mobile App

iOS Instructions (see above for Android instructions)

  1. Open the App Store and tap “Search”.

App Store

  1. Search for “powerschool” and when you have found “PowerSchool Mobile”, tap “GET” to install it.

PowerSchool Mobile

  1. Open the app.

PowerSchool Mobile app

  1. Enter the district code (our district’s code is “BLXT” [also in PowerSchool Parent Account, lower left]).

  2. Enter the username and password of your parent access account (see steps 6 and 7 on page two of this document).

  3. Tap “Next”.  

PowerSchool Mobile