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									     Welcome to
(enter school name)’s

 SchoolMax Family Portal
   Information Session
      Please make sure:
• You have signed in
• You have taken one handout per
  family
• You select all cell phones to
  silence/vibrate
• You hold all questions until the
  end
               Tonight’s Agenda
•   Family Portal System Access
•   Logging in
•   Main system navigation
•   Main system tabs
    –   Attendance
    –   Schedule
    –   Gradebook
    –   Progress Reports
    –   Discipline
    –   My Profile
• Updating Account Information
• Requesting access
 SchoolMax
Family Portal
System Access
Accessible from PGCPS Home Page (top)




                     Hover your mouse over the
                           “Parents” tab.
                     When “SchoolMAX” Family
                     Portal appears, click on that
                                link.
Accessible from PGCPS Home Page (bottom)
 SchoolMax
Family Portal
  Logging In
                 Currently two options:
                          English
                          Spanish


                              Enter username
                               and password
                                    here



Main account assistance
          “I need to register” links here:




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                                         2
1. Enter Parent Access Key from letter
        given in the dialogue box.
         2. Click on Submit.
              1. Create a Username and Password.
2. Choose three security questions and their appropriate answers.
                    3. Click Create Account.
       “I forgot my password” links here:




     1. Click on “I forgot my password” link
          2. Enter District Number: “16”
3. Enter username established when you registered
                4. Click Continue
1. You must answer the three secret questions set up when you registered for
                                your account.


                         2. Click Reset Password.




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                  SchoolMAX Main Screen


 School of                             •User Name
 Student’s                             •Home Link
enrollment
                             •Logout and Auto Logout Feature




                                 General account information
•Main system navigation:
       tab based
     •Student name
SchoolMAX
Family Portal
Attendance Tab
Attendance Tab Information (top)




           This information can be sorted.
                 Attendance Tab Information (bottom)




                                        This information can be sorted.
PGCPS does not use nor
display this information.
 SchoolMAX
Family Portal
 Schedule Tab
     This is what will been seen after clicking on the
                       Schedule Tab.


              This is a Middle School Schedule.




          (MS & HS)
   To see all of your student’s
classes, click on the drop down
    arrow and choose “All”.
       Then click “Go”
   Middle School/High School Schedule




A Day                        B Day
What’s shown for each class:


      Course number
       Course name
     Location of class
     Primary educator
 Educator’s email address
 SchoolMAX
Family Portal
Gradebook Tab
This is what is seen on the Gradebook Tab




                   Two ways to view student’s grades
     Additional Course Grade Information

               B         C                   D                   E
    A




A – Category & Assignments
B – Due Date of Assignments
C – Whether the assignment has been graded
D – Scoring information (maximum, student’s score, percentage)
E – Any notes on the assignment from the teacher
  Remember, there are two ways to view
grades. Let’s explore the Assignment’s link.




                    Two ways to view student’s grades
All assignments for the course appear in chronological order.




Same information displayed             This information can be
 as Grades link (Due Date,            sorted by Assignment, Due
 Maximum Points, Score,                   Date, Max Points or
       Comments)                              Comments
Clicking on an individual assignment link gives you
more information about that particular assignment
  SchoolMAX
 Family Portal
Progress Report Tab
Provides information from the last
        published grade
 SchoolMAX
Family Portal
 Discipline Tab
Displays all Discipline Referrals entered by an
                 Administrator
 SchoolMAX
Family Portal
My Profile Tab
This tab allows you to view and request an update on
                 account information
Clicking on Change Password Link will allow you to change
               your pass to your account.




                                          Please note there are
                                         restrictions on creating
                                             your password.
Clicking on Edit Phone/Address button will allow you to
   submit a request to change your address pending
                      verification.




                                                To request:
                                             1. Enter corrected
          1                                      information
                                             2. Click on Update
                                                Phone/Address
                                                     button




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Clicking on Change Profile button will allow you to change
                  your email address.
     SchoolMAX
    Family Portal
Frequently Asked Questions
         Family Portal FAQs
1. How do I receive my     1. (Enter your school’s
   letter with my access      procedures here)
   key?                    2. Use the “I forgot my
2. What do I do if I          password” link
   forget my password?     3. (Enter the names of
3. Who can I call for         your Parent Liaisons
   assistance?                or other staff
                              members assisting
                              with the Portal)
    SchoolMAX
   Family Portal
Where to find information
PGCPS Home Page > www1.pgcps.org/sis
         Shows information
          regarding report
               cards




Will take you to a link for the
manual on how to navigate
       the Family Portal
 SchoolMax
Family Portal
Any questions?
Thank you for coming!

								
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