Platteville Public Schools
FAMILY ACCESS, our student administrative software from Skyward, enables us to provide you, over the Internet, the following student information: Daily Progress, Attendance, Schedule, Food Service Account Information, Quarterly/Semester Grades, your student’s basic Demographic Information, and the ability to turn on Email Notifications.
 
To connect to Family Access:
1.     Click on the “Family Access” button on any of the school’s home pages. (See school web site page in this booklet). The Family Access Login Screen should appear.
2.     Enter your Family login ID and Password. If you lose your ID and/or Password, please call the main office of the school your child attends.
3.     Click on the “Enter” button.
 
This will take you to the main Family Access screen. Near the top in the middle will be your child’s name. If you have more than one child, their names can be seen by clicking on the arrow to the right of the name. A drop down box will display their names. The default information displayed is a history of the information accessed at the last login.
 
To access your student’s Daily Progress at PMS and PHS:
A. Click on “Gradebook.” Your student’s classes will be displayed with the current grade for each class.
B. Click on the underlined grade to see the assignments that make up that grade.
 
To access Attendance Information:
A. Click on the “Attendance” button on the left side of the screen. The current month’s calendar will be displayed with symbols displayed on the days your student was absent. A definition of the symbol is given at the bottom of the screen.
B. To display more detail, click on the “By Day” tab.
C. To display total attendance for the year, click on the “Totals” tab.

To access your Student’s Schedule at the Middle or High School:
A. Click on the “Schedule” button on the left side of the screen. Your student’s current schedule is displayed on the “Current” tab. 
B. To view the entire year’s schedule, click on the “Current Year” tab. 
C. Once course requests are put in for next year you can view them under the “Next year” tab.

To access Food Service Information:

A.Click on the “Food Service” button on the left side of the screen. A summary of your family account is displayed. 
B. To view payments made to your account, click on the “Payments” tab.
C. To view what your child has purchased, select the child in question at the top of the screen, go to “Food Service” and select the “Purchases” tab. Use the “Prev” and “Next” buttons to view the week in question.
 
To access your Student’s Quarterly/Semester Grades at the Middle or High School:
A.Click on the “Report Card” button. The grades displayed will be the same grades that you see on the report card from school.
 
To access the Demographic Information that we have on file:
A. Click on the “Student Information” button. The “Demographic” tab will list basic information on your student. 
B. Click on the “Family” tab to view your family information.
C. Emergency Contact information is listed at the bottom of the page.   If you find any of this information to be in error please contact the school office that your child attends.
 
To access the Email Notification:
A. Click on “Email Notification.” You can turn on notifications for attendance, food service balance, grading and progress reports.
 
 
When you are finished using Family Access, logout of the system by clicking on the “Logout of System” button in the top right corner.