Using PowerSchool


John Mills uses PowerSchool to help parents keep track of a variety of important academic information, such as grades, attendance, assignments and class schedules.

The process begins when John Mills teachers and administrators enter data into the PowerSchool system, which keeps the information private and secure.

To gain access to their children’s own data, parents must login to the PowerSchool Parent Portal. The login page can be found here. Parents will be provided with access credentials.


What PowerSchool Provides


Once inside their accounts, parents have access to real-time information from Elmwood teachers and administrators on topics that include the following:

► Grades and attendance

► Test results

► Grade history

► Attendance history

► Teacher comments

► Class registration

► Student schedule

► School information

Directions for using Powerschool can be found here, and a video introduction for parents is available here.


Where to View PowerSchool


John Mills parents can gain access to PowerSchool through a web browser, such as Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Explorer.

Additionally, parents may load the free PowerSchool Mobile app to their iOS or Android device. (A four-digit code supplied by the district is needed to use the app.) For information about the PowerSchool app, click here.


Customizing the Information You Receive


While inside their PowerSchool accounts, parents may also request email notifications of certain types of information, such as a summary of current grades and attendance or a detailed report showing assignment scores for each class.

Parents may specify how often to receive the reports, including daily, weekly, every two weeks or monthly.


Explore Our Site for More Information


We invite you to learn more about PowerSchool by visiting the following pages:

► Directions for parents on how to use PowerSchool

► A brief video introduction to PowerSchool

► Direct access to the PowerSchool login page

► An overview of the free PowerSchool Mobile app