The Technology Advantage
Turning parent involvement into student achievement
PowerSchool's powerful, easy-to-use communication tools enable students, parents, teachers, and administrators to work together to improve student achievement-without creating more administrative overhead. Online access to grades, homework, and attendance information makes it easy for parents and teachers to stay in closer contact on student progress. And access to real-time data on the web lets students take more responsibility for their own learning.
Connecting the home and the school
Recent studies have shown that parental involvement is critical to student learning achievement. PowerSchool was the first web-based student information system to recognize the importance of connecting the home with the school and offer an external interface to parents and students.
With PowerSchool's powerful communication tools, everyone stays connected: Students stay on top of assignments, parents are able to participate more fully in their student's progress, and teachers can use their gradebook to make decisions on what information they want to share with parents and students.
What parents are saying about PowerSchool
Teachers can quickly see the big picture for each of their students and spot trends in key data that may affect student outcomes. Transparency of data reduces surprises for all participants. Teachers and parents are better prepared for discussions about student progress.
Parents can access secure student information online, including real-time attendance information, track grades, detailed assignment descriptions and even personal messages from the teacher. Students take responsibility for their own learning
Involving the community
Today's generation of tech smart students grew up with technology. Technology is part of their everyday environment, as more and more schools use technology to enhance learning and engage students. So it's no surprise many students are eager to use technology to help manage their own education progress.
PowerSchool's anywhere, anytime student access lets students take responsibility for their own learning. Upon enrollment, PowerSchool creates an account for each student. Students can log on to a secure server and get up-to-date access to new assignments. And students can easily communicate with teachers about areas they need to improve.