PowerSchool (SIS)

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PowerSchool is the official student information system used statewide by the public and charter schools of North Carolina for storing and managing student data. It maintains over 1.5 million student records and provides robust capabilities for educators and administrators to effectively manage school processes.  It reinforces personalized learning by offering the ability to tailor a student's instructional path with his or her interests, skills and goals. One of its many great features is the Parent Portal which gives parents and students access to student grades and assignments online. This information is also available through the Parent Portal App for those on the go!

PowerSchool Features:  classroom scenes

  • Real-time student data

  • On-board scheduling utility

  • Attendance tracking

  • Special programs

  • Student transcripts

  • Parent & student portal

  • Course request management

  • Online course registration

  • Enhanced reporting tools for state & federal compliance

  • Transportation integration and much, much more!

Public School Unit Contacts for PowerSchool Support

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Accessing PowerSchool

Accessing PowerSchool

Accessing the Home Base tool, PowerSchool, is based on user roles and at the discretion of the local education agency (district).   Steps on how to request user access are below:

Step 1:  Contact your school, school district, or charter school and request access

Step 2:  Once you have been given access, claim your account.

Step 3:  Bookmark this link so that you will have easy access to it in the future.

Accessing the Parent and Student Portal

Accessing the Parent and Student Portal

Parents may only gain access to the PowerSchool Parent and Student Portal. (Students may also access Schoolnet.)  This portal gives parents and students access to real-time student data.

Parents should contact their local education agency for access. More details for obtaining access and use are provided in the following video.

Parent Portal                        laptop and phone

(Parent Portal Transcript)



Enhancements and Customizations

Enhancements and Customizations

This section includes requested enhancements and NC specific customizations.

Release Highlights and Other Tech Docs

Release Highlights and Other Tech Docs

Title Last Update File Type
Data Dictionary 02/06/2015 PDF
Enterprise Reporting Preview 12/18/2015 PDF
NC State Reporting Guide 01/02/2014 PDF
NC State Setup Guide 01/02/2014 PDF
Release Notes 07/11/2019 PDF
Release Notes 12/27/2018 PDF