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PowerScheduler Parameters

PowerScheduler Parameters

Parameters in PowerScheduler are used to dictate the boundaries of the master schedule. The parameters are copied over each year by District Office technology. Each building’s Data Specialist maintains the school’s Catalog parameter.  This...

Term ID Definitions

Term ID Definitions

This article discusses how termIDs are created and how to determine the exact ID of a year, semester, quarter, etc. TermIDs can be broken into 2 parts: The hunderds which represent the year The...

Quality Check Master Schedule Fields

Quality Check Master Schedule Fields

Any errors in the setup of the master schedule can lead to errors in numerous student schedules across the school, issues with attendance reporting to the state, and errors with stored grades. This article...

Understanding Advanced Searches

Although searching for a last name like Smith is useful there are many other ways to search in PowerSchool. This article is the starting point for learning about advanced searching. There are also many...

Searching for Students

PowerSchool users can either browse to or search for a student or group of students. Browsing is typically used to find any student from a large population. Searching is typically used to find a...

Browsing for Students

PowerSchool users can either browse to or search for a student or group of students. Browsing is typically used to find any student from a large population. Searching is typically used to find a...

Year End Scheduling Status Activities

Year End Scheduling Status Activities

Students, including returning and graduating seniors, must have their scheduling statuses appropriately set for the following year.  This is a responsibility of each building’s Data Specialist to be performed at year-end before the roll-over...

Attendance Searches in PowerSchool

Attendance Searches in PowerSchool

You can search for students in PowerSchool & export data using field names but there are also built inquiries and functions in PowerSchool to assist with searches and exports. Students with X amount of...

Daily Attendance Email

Daily Attendance Email

The daily attendance emails are reports emailed to every staff member that is teaching a section.  The reports detail who was not in class and why. Every day between 10:00pm and 11:00pm emails are...