Aspire SIS Help (Parents)

Getting Started

Locate at least one Student ID

You can find a Student ID in the following places:
(may be referred to as Student Number)

  • Reports
    • Report Card
    • Transcript
    • Progress Report
  • Ask Your Student
    • Student Body Card
    • Lunch Number
    • Computer Login
  • Visit the School

Create a Parent Account

  1. From the SIS Login Page
  2. Click "request a username"

  3. Enter both the Student ID and Birth date of one of your students
    Date of Birth: MM/DD/YYYY
  4. Click "Lookup Student"

  5. Confirm you have selected the correct student
  6. Check box to certify your authorization
  7. Select the Contact for which you are creating the account
  8. Choose a Username
    Username must be unique
  9. Choose a Password, Type it again to confirm it.
    Password must be at least 8 characters long, and contain at least 1 letter, and at least 1 number.
  10. Click "Create Account"

  11. Now log in using the Username and Password you just created.

Help Students with Passwords

  1. Go to the Parent Home Page...
  2. Click on "Change a Child's Password"

  3. Authenticate using your Aspire SIS Username and Password

  4. Select a student.

    You may only change a password for students for which you are the Custodial Contact

  5. Enter a new password.
  6. Retype the new password.

Using SIS

Logging In to SIS

  1. From the SIS Login Page
  2. Enter your Username
  3. Enter your Password
  4. Click Login

Note:


Use Student Summary to Look-up Grades & Attendance

  1. Select the Student for which you want to see the Grades or Attendance.

  2. Grades

  3. After selecting a Student the Grades are listed
  4. Click on Class Title for a more detailed Term Summary for the Class
  5. Click "Complete Progress Report" for a progress report of all classes
  6. Click "Unofficial Report Card" for an unofficial report card

  7. Attendance

  8. Attendance is summarized for each class, click on this summary for details.
  9. A report showing the term's attendance will be generated

Update Student Contact Information

  1. After logging in...
  2. Click on a student.

  3. At the very bottom of the page is the Contacts section.
  4. Click on the "Edit" link.

  5. This Grid shows the Relationships between Students and Contacts
    • Information about the relationship is shown at the intersection between the student and the contact
    • If there is no relationship, the intersection is grayed out
  6. Students are listed in Green
  7. Parent Contacts are listed in Blue
  8. Emergency Contacts are listed in Red
    • Click the Emergency Contact's Edit Link to Edit Emergency Contacts
    • Click the Add Icon in the bottom right corner of the Emergency Contact section to Add a New Emergency Contacts
    • Click the Add Icon in a Grey Box to associate a student to an existing Emergency Contact
    • Click the Delete Icon (Red X) in a White Box to remove an Emergeny Contact from a Student
    • Click the Delete Icon in a Red Box to Remove an Emergency Contact from ALL Students
    • Click the Star Icon in a White Box to specify an Emergeny contact to be called first for each child
    • Click the Arrow Icon in a White Box to indicate that the school is authorized to release the student to this Emergency contact at any time

Edit Student Information

Video Tutorial:
Edit Student Information


  1. After getting to the Student's Edit Screen.

  2. Student's Name is based on Legal Documentation. Changes must be made by the school.
  3. Preferred First name: If a student goes by a name other than their legal name, it may be entered here.
  4. Email Address: This is the Student's email not the Contact's email

  5. The Synchronize option allows you to save the entered Address and Phone data without editing other Contact and Students.
  6. The phone number shown while editing Student Information is considered a "household" phone number, and is used for some phone contact about the student (e.g., Attendance)

  7. The Federal Government requires that schools report race and ethnicity data.
  8. Schools should be made aware of any medical concerns, but this should not be considered the sole means of communication of this information

Edit Parent's Contact Information

Video Tutorial:
Edit Contact Information


  1. After getting to the Parent's Edit Screen.

  2. Contacts may edit their own First Name and Last Name
  3. Email Address: This is the Contact's email not the Student's email

  4. The Synchronize option allows you to save the entered Address and Phone data without editing other Contact and Students.

Add/Edit Emergency Contact Information

Video Tutorial:
Edit Emergency Contact Information


  1. After getting to the Emergency Contact's Edit page.

  2. Name may include relationships if you desire such as 'Grandma Pearl Pebble Slaghoople'
  3. Two phone numbers may be added.
  4. For each Child you can specify that this Emergency Contact:
    • Should be called before other Emergeny Contacts, (click the Star Icon next to the student's name)
    • May be released to this Emergency Contact at any time (click the Arrow Icon next to the student's name)
    • Is an Emergency Contact for this Student (check the box next to student's name)

Verify Information is correct

Video Tutorial:
Verify Information is Correct


  1. If the "Verify" Notice is displayed at the top of the screen... Click the Verify Link.

    You will only verify students for which you are the Custodial Contact


  2. Review all information to check for accuracy

    Note: The Update Student Contact Information can be used to review relationships

  3. Click Edit to update information as needed

  4. Check the box to indicate you have reviewed the information
  5. Click the Verify Button

  6. When you have "verified" successfully, the Notice will disappear until it is time to "verify" again.

    Note: The same information is still editable via Update Student Contact Information


Using Reports

  1. After logging in...
  2. Click on "Reports"

    Limited access during the summer


  3. Select the Report you would like from the "Report" Pull-down

Contact a Student's Teachers

  1. After logging in...
  2. Select the student for whom you want to contact the teachers
    This may be unavailable during the summer

  3. Click the "Email" link next to the teacher you wish to contact, or the "Email All Teachers" link at the bottom of the list.
  4. Fill out the Form, and click "Send".

Logging out of SIS

  1. Click "Logout" next to your name (top right corner)

Problems

Forgot Username or Password

  1. Check that you spelled the Username and Password correctly
  2. If you have repeatedly miss-typed your password, wait five minutes and try again

For a Forgotten Password

  1. Click the "Forgot your password?" link
  2. Your password will be changed to a temporary password, which will be emailed to the email you have on file (in SIS).
      If you do not have an email stored in SIS, or do not receive the email:
    • Contact the School and Prove your Identity
    • Ask them to look-up or change the Username or Password

For a Forgotten Username

  1. Click the "request a username" link.
  2. Follow the steps to "Create a Parent Account"
  3. You will be informed that the account already exists, and will be given your username.

 


 

My contact already has an account, but it's not me

An account may have been created using your contact before you had the opportunity.

  1. Contact the School and Prove your Identity
  2. Ask them to look-up or change the password
  3. Optionally, ask the school to change the Username

I have missing or extra students

Missing or Extra students can be caused by incorrect data. This must be corrected by the school.

Example 1: Student is not shown at all

  1. Contact the school and Prove your Identity
  2. Provide them your Contact Username and the Missing Students

Example 2: Student is shown for some but not all contacts

  1. Contact the school and Prove your Identity
  2. Provide them your Contact Username and the Missing Students

Examplel 3: There is an Extra Student shown

  1. Contact the school and Prove your Identity
  2. Provide them your Contact Username and the Extra Students

I don't know a contact listed for my student

Extra contacts can be caused by incorrect data. This must be corrected by the school.

  1. Contact the School and Prove your Identity
  2. Provide them your Contact Username, and the name of the unknown Contact

I can't edit my student

Only Custodial Contacts* can edit students. You may have been incorrectly entered as a Non-Custodial Contact. This must be corrected by the School.

  1. Contact the School and Prove your Identity
  2. Provide them your Contact Username
  3. Ask them to change you to be a Custodial Contact in SIS
    Note: You may need to provide proof (e.g. Birth Certificate, Court Order).

Custodial
A Custodial Contact has legal physical custody
A Custodial Contact has legal responsibility for educational decisions
Non-Custodial
Non-Custodial Contacts cannot make educational decisions, and therefore are unable to edit student data online.