Preparation

  1. Contact your child’s school.
  2. Ask for the “Access ID” and “Access Password” for each of your children.

How to Create a PowerSchool Parent Access Account

  1. Go to https://ps.irondistrict.org/public/
  2. Click the “Create Account” tab.  
Create Account Button
  1. Click the “Create Account” button (lower right).
Create Account, lower left button.
  1. Enter your “First Name” and “Last Name”.
  2. Enter your email address (as the account contact and the default for notifications).
  3. Enter a username (chosen by you).
  4. Enter a password (also chosen by you).
  5. Enter the password a second time.
Create Parent Account form
  1. Under “Link Students to Account”, enter the following for each of your children:
  • Student Name (e.g. Will Jones)
  • Access ID (e.g. Jones5D8)
  • Access Password (e.g. U4FP21)
  • Relationship (menu) (e.g. Mother)
Link students to account form
  1. Click “Enter” button (bottom, right).  If successful, you will be returned to the login screen.  
Enter button for parent account

How to Log into a PowerSchool Parent Access Account

  1. Go to https://ps.irondistrict.org/public/
  2. On the “Sign In” tab, enter the username and password that you created (above).
  3. Click the “Sign In” button.  
Power School Sign in Button
  1. Listed along the left side are all of the things you can access.
  2. Listed along the top are the name(s) of your student(s).
Powerschool parent diagram

How to Set up Email Notifications in PowerSchool

  1. Log into your PowerSchool Parent Account (see above).
  2. Click “Email Notification” (above left).
  3. Add any additional email addresses (other than the one you set up with the account).
  4. Select what information you would like to receive.
  5. Choose how often you would like to receive this information.
  6. Select “Apply These Settings to All Your Students” if you wish.
  7. Click “Submit”.
Email notifications

How to Get and Sign into the PowerSchool Mobile App

Android Instructions (see below for iOS instructions)

  1. Open the Play Store app.
Android home screen
Play Store button
  1. Search the Play Store for “powerschool”.  When you’ve found “PowerSchool Mobile”, tap “Install”.
Search for Powerschool in the App Store
PowerSchool Mobile on Android
  1. Tap “ACCEPT” to give the PowerSchool Mobile app the access permissions it needs.
Accept PowerSchool Mobile Permissions
  1. Go back to the home screen and find the “PowerSchool” app (or tap “OPEN” in the Play Store [above]).
PowerSchool on home screen
  1. Enter Iron County School District’s PowerSchool code (BLXT).
Enter Iron County School District's Code

6.  Enter the username and password of your parent access account

Enter PowerSchool username and passworrd
  1. Tap the “Sign In” button (it then takes the app a few seconds to connect to the PowerSchool server).
Tap the sign in button

8.  When you first sign-in, it will show one of your students and their Dashboard. To choose a different student, tap the circled arrow. The Dashboard contents are below.

PowerSchool Mobile Dashboard
Assignments, Absences, Announcements

8.  Click on Classes to see more detail about grades. 

Classes Page

8.  Click on Calendar to see upcoming and past events. 

9. Click on Schedule to see a detailed schedule.

PowerSchool Mobile Calendar
PowerSchool Mobile Schedule

10. Click on More for extra options.

More Options
General Notification Settings
Account screen
Specific Student Notification Settings

iOS Instructions (see above for Android instructions)

  1. Open the App Store and tap “Search”.
IOS App Store Search
  1. Search for “powerschool” and when you have found “PowerSchool Mobile”, tap “GET” to install it.
Find PowerSchool Mobile App in IOS Store
  1. Open the app.
PowerSchool Mobile Icon
  1. Enter the district code (our district’s code is “BLXT” [also in PowerSchool Parent Account, lower left]).
  2. Enter the username and password of your parent access account (see steps 6 and 7 on page two of this document).
  3. Tap “Next”.  
iOS PowerSchool Mobile login