FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

PowerSchool Enrollment

What is PowerSchool Enrollment?
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PowerSchool Enrollment is the One City Schools new online enrollment system for charter school (grades 4k to 4th grade).

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PowerSchool Enrollment will replace our annual paper registration packets, saving you valuable time.

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PowerSchool Enrollment is a secure process that allows One City Schools district to verify all student information for your child prior to the start of the new school year. The system will also allow you to electronically sign the annual permission forms for One City Schools policies.

Why is One City Schools making this change now?
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For families, PowerSchool Enrollment eliminates the need to fill out and return paper packets to your school. For schools, it minimizes data entry for staff and increases accuracy in our records.

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When it’s time to fill out the online form, you will receive an email from us that you are now able to create an account through the PowerSchool Portal. 

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For Returning Students:  Verify your student’s information making any necessary changes and additions.  After you have completed all required questions and agreements, you are ready to submit.

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For new Students: you will need to complete all forms in the portal associated to each of your children. 

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You will have the option to upload your documents through the portal.

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If you have any question, issues, don’t have internet access, computer, or don’t know how to upload documents (proof of residency, immunization, doctor’s health report) Please contact our VP of Family and community initiatives at 608.268.8004 or at mruffin@onecityschools.org and she will be able to arrange for you to use a device at our school - One City Schools (fisher street)

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Once you have finished entering your information, click “Submit.” This will send all of the information you’ve entered to the PowerSchool system. If you cannot click on this button, you will need to make sure that you have answered all the required questions.

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If you have more than one child, you’ll need to provide information that is specific to each child. We recommend that you complete and submit one form and then start another – this will allow you to share selected family information, which saves you time.

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Don’t hesitate to call One City Schools if you have a question about a specific item.

How to create your PowerSchool account?
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PowerSchool is the Student Information System that One City Schools District uses to manage grades, attendance, demographics, schedules, etc.

The PowerSchool Parent Portal is a feature of the PowerSchool Student Information System that provides parents/guardians real-time access to various information about your student.

You should receive an email for each student you have registered in One City Schools (excluding Preschool 2 years old and 3 years old). With an access ID and password to complete your account setup.

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Click the following link to enter the parent portal: https://onecityschools.powerschool.com/public/home.html

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Step 1: Click “Create New Account”on the sign in page

Step 2: Creating the Account

Step 4: When you have created your PARENT PowerSchool account, click ENTER.

Step 5: When your account is successfully created you will receive an email to activate your account and you will be able to use the username and password you entered in the previous step to login to the parent portal.

What can you find in your Parent / Student PowerSchool portal?
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PowerSchool Parent Portal gives parents access to real-time information about your child’s attendance and grades.

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PowerSchool Parent Portal Navigation Menu
PowerSchool Parent Portal Navigation Menu

Grades will be available starting next year.

Grade History option on PowerSchool Parent Portal Menu
Attendance History option on PowerSchool Parent Portal Menu

Displays information about a student's attendance record for the current term.

Email Notification option on PowerSchool Parent Portal Menu

Provides you with the ability to manage your parent account email preferences.

Teacher Comments option on PowerSchool Parent Portal Menu

Displays any comment that a teacher has entered regarding a student, such as a student's achievement or behavior.

Forms option on PowerSchool Parent Portal Menu

Complete enrollment forms.

School Bulletin option on PowerSchool Parent Portal Menu

Serves as your school's message board.

Class Registration option on PowerSchool Parent Portal Menu

Students and their parents can manage their course requests.

My Schedule option on PowerSchool Parent Portal Menu

Displays the student's schedule for the selected term.

School Information option on PowerSchool Parent Portal Menu
Account Preferences option on PowerSchool Parent Portal Menu

Change the e-mail address, username or password associated with your Parent account.