Parent Portal FAQ
Parent Portal FAQ

Schooltool Parent Portal Frequently Asked Questions

Parent Portal Information

The Oneida City School District uses Schooltool as its Student Data Management System. A component of this system is a secure, web-based portal for accessing student’s grades, attendance and other information. The District has long provided parents and legal guardians of students in grades K-12 access to information in Schooltool through the Parent Portal as a way of encouraging participation in a child’s education and improving communication between students, parents/guardians, and District Staff. Now, students in grades 6-12 will have access to the same information with their own usernames and passwords.

 

Is Parent Portal the same thing as Student Portal?

Yes. The platform is the same.

 

How do I sign up?

Parents and legal guardians must sign up Parent Portal using this form or contacting Lori Cimpi in Student Registration.  All students will be registered automatically for student portal.

 

What information will parents see when they log in?

  • First Name, Last Name & Home Address
  • Counselor Name
  • Current Grade
  • Teacher
  • Locker
  • Attendance Record
  • Discipline
  • Assessments
  • 6-8 Testing (Assessments)
  • Assignment Grades (Grades 6-12)
  • Marking Period Average
  • Marking Period Grades
  • Progress Report Grades
  • Final Grades 
  • Schedules / Course Selections

 

Do parents to see siblings all in one place?

Yes!

 

What is my username and password?

Once parents fill out the form to sign up, a email from schooltool will be automatically generated and sent to the email listed in the form to get started and create login credentials. 

 

What if I forget my password?

Parents can email OCSDParentPortal@oneidacsd.org  and we can send a password reset to your email. 

Can any changes be made in Parent Portal?

No. Parent Portal is for viewing only. No changes can be made.

What if the Parent Portal shows an incorrect grade or attendance information?

Parents will want to contact their child's guidance counselor and/or teacher so that they can make any necessary corrections on their end.

 

How do I get to Parent Portal?

Please click on the link below to access the Student Portal website.

https://schooltool.oneidacsd.org/schooltoolweb/

 

Do I need any special software to access Student Portal?

No, you do not need any special software to access the portal. You only need Internet access. Please note: Schooltool seems to work best on Chrome and updated browsers.

 

Is there an App?

Yes, to get started using the schooltool mobile app you only need to do three things:

Download and install the Schooltool mobile app. Available on both Android and iOS devices. 


Enter the following three pieces of information in the fields that appear when you run the app:

Click on “Log in”

**Enabling Push Notifications: For Android, use the Settings area in the app to choose whether or not to receive notifications. For iOS users, this is managed in the Notification Center in your device’s Settings area.

Tip: You will want to use the “Stay logged in” option if you do not want to enter this information each time you access the app. 

  • Do not share your password with anyone.
  • Talk to a guidance counselor or teacher if someone else, other than your parents, has your password. 
  • Always log out of a computer when you walk away from it.
  • Keep a passcode on your phone. 
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