FISD Family Access

Friendswood ISD is pleased to provide Skyward Family Access.
Family Access is a secure internet-based website that will allow you to easily keep track of your student(s) progress.  Among other things, this new service will allow you to view your student’s attendance, grades, schedule, progress, and assignments. In addition, Skyward Family Access will be used to pay student fees online. Family Access is a free service and will be available to all parents and guardians with children enrolled in the district.

Getting StartedFamilyAccess
To begin using Skyward Family Access, you will need:
•  A computer connected to the internet
•  A web browser
•  Any pop-up blockers disabled (Click here to learn how disable pop-up blockers.)
•  Your Skyward Family access username and password (letter mailed to each family)

First Time Login
The first time you login, use the username and password provided in the letter mailed home. Once logged in, please be sure to check and, if necessary, update all email addresses associated with the account by clicking on the change email buttons. Be sure to provide your email address, as it will allow you to retrieve your password should you forget it. Your email address also helps the teachers more effectively communicate with you. Then, click on the Account Info button at the top of the screen. In Account Info, you can change your login and password to something easier for you to remember.

General Overview
If you have more than one student enrolled in Friendswood ISD, look at the top of the screen.
You will be able to select each of your students to view their information. If a student is not showing, or you have additional students, please contact the Registrar at your child’s school.

Select a student at the top of the screen. Click a link from the list of modules on the left of your screen to see additional information on each topic.

For Family Access Login Assistance
For assistance with logging in to Family Access, please contact Technology Services at 281-482-1621.

For Changes To Student Or Parent Information
Please contact your school’s Registrar to update student or parent information other than email addresses and Family Access username and password.

Family Access Modules

Schedule
View your student’s current schedule along with teacher names.

Calendar
You will see a calendar listing assignments, activities and events for your student. If the teacher has graded an assignment, the student’s grade will also be displayed. Click on an assignment or event to get more details. Assignments listed in red are assignments identified by the teacher as missing. ***Please note that teachers may take a few days between collecting work and posting the grades on Skyward Family Access.*** The calendar is a great way to view upcoming assignments, tests and quizzes the teacher may have posted in advance.

Gradebook
Progress Report: View your student’s current and past cycle grades. Click on the underlined grade to see a list of the assignments that make up that grade. You can also click on a specific assignment grade to see class detail for that assignment such as the high and low scores and average score.

Missing Assignments: View a list of missing assignments for your student. ***Please note that teachers may take a few days between collecting work and posting the grades on Skyward Family Access***

Comments: View comments entered by teachers from the last grading cycle.

Attendance
View a history of attendance for your student.  You will see a calendar at a glance, a list of absences and tardy days or term totals.

Fee Management
In this application, you can view and pay student fees. Please note that Skyward Family Access replaces the previous online fee payment system used by the district. RevTrak is the district fee collection partner. A RevTrak fees payment tutorial can be viewed at http://www.revtrak.com/automationpartners/familyaccess/feemanagement/fm1.htm.

Email Notifications
Subscribe to receive email notifications for attendance and/or grading for your student.

Health Information
Here you can view information regarding your student’s visits to the school nurse and immunizations the district has on file.

Message Center
Review messages sent by your child’s’ teachers or administrators. In some cases, you will have the ability to reply to messages sent.