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Importing to PowerSchool

When large amounts of data need to transferred into PowerSchool, Data Specialists use the importing process. The import process is irreversible.  Always try your import on the test server first before importing to Production. Create...

Change a Student’s Attendance

It may be necessary to adjust a student’s attendance either due to data entry errors or due to late report student withdrawals. Click on Attendance under Academics in the navigation menu. Click on the...

Adding a New Section

Once a course has been activated at a school, the building’s Data Specialist can add sections for the school. A section represents each instance of a course being taught during a year. New sections...

Activating a New Course in PowerSchool

Before a new course can be added to PowerScheduler, that course must first be active in PowerSchool at the building level. Each building’s Data Specialist can activate any course that district has created for...

Membership

Membership

Membership is the maximum amount of attendance a student can get in a single day.  There are two types of students, full time and part times students.  A full time students is a student...

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Withdrawing a Student

When a student is withdrawing from a school, the Guidance Office must provide a completed Withdrawal Notification to the building’s Data Specialist. When the completed form is provided, the student can be withdrawn in...

Administrative Tasks — Users — Adding a User

New users will be set by the district office and include bookkeepers and athletic secretaries To request access from district, submit a Web Help Desk ticket under request type “District Wide Financial System Support.Admin...

Adding Students to 8 Pay Eligible Group

When a student has been approved for the 8 installment payment plan, the bookkeeper must join the student to the 8 pay eligible student group in Acorn.  Once joined, the student’s guardians can sign-up...

Deleting a Student Fee Assessment

Bookkeepers can delete optional purchases, like yearbook and activity pass, and building level items like fines and parking passes.  If a bookkeeper believes that any automatically assigned fees need to be removed, like course...