Logging on to PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal:
The PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal is web-based and can be accessed from any computer with internet access. Compatible web browsers include: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox, Safari and Chrome. The PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal can be found at the following secured web address:
The PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal requires a unique username and password to access individual student information. There will be one parent/guardian username and password assigned for EACH student in the family. Students will also have access to the Parent/Student portal. Each student will be assigned his/her own username and password.
A parent/guardian or student can also view the cumulative grade for each course in which the student is currently enrolled. This view provides a summary detailing exactly where a student stands in each course area for the current semester. These are live grades as they exist in the teacher’s grade book. The grade, in blue is a clickable link that when clicked, will display the individual assignments that contribute to this grade. The teacher’s name, also in blue, is a clickable link to the teacher’s email.
Grades and Attendance: Use this page to view the grades and attendance for the student in the current term. The legend at the bottom of the page displays the attendance and citizenship codes and their meanings.
Grades History: Since this is the first year using PowerSchool for Horry County Schools, no previous semester grades are available. As we finish each semester, historical grades will become available to parent/guardians and students by clicking on the grades history icon.
Attendance History: This option allows parent/guardians or students a quick view of attendance history for the current term.
Email Notification: Parent/guardians may elect to have email notifications sent to them. By clicking on the Email notification icon they can schedule when they would like to receive emails and in what format they would like the information. Students will not see this icon when logged in through the student account.
Teacher Comments: Use this page to view any comments that teachers entered.
My Calendar: To serve as a reminder, my calendar will display assignment and test dates created in the teacher grade book.
Logout: You can log out of PowerSchool Parent Portal from any page in the application.
Help: You can get step by step directions with screen shots by selecting the help help icon at any time. Note: some features mentioned in the help section may not be active for HCS at this time.
Print Page: Several pages in PowerSchool Parent Portal display a printer icon at the bottom of the page. Click this icon and a printer-friendly version of the page displays in a secondary browser window.