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New PASI Force Sync Button

Click here for information regarding the new PASI Force Sync Button in PowerSchool.


Preferred Names In PowerSchool

PowerSchool and all related components (including the Progress Module and LSP Module) will now only display student preferred names.  See the What's New section below for details.


PowerSchool Reading Achievement Levels

Grade 1-6 teachers can enter Reading Achievement Levels for their students via PowerTeacher. Click the link below for instructions how to enter scores and to report on previous year entries.

Entering Reading Achievement Levels - PowerTeacher

Reporting Reading Achievement Levels - PowerTeacher


Entering Reading Achievement Levels - PowerSchool Admin Users

Reporting Reading Achievement Levels - PowerSchool Admin Users


PowerSchool Setup

Storing Grades - See the PowerSchool Admin section for Storing Grades - Term 1.

See the PowerSchool Admin section for 2016/17 PowerSchool setup exercises.

Also, check out the Training section for upcoming inservices, and the 'What's New' section below for new features available in PowerSchool.



Student Coding

Conversion from Eligibility to New Student Coding

Student Coding Changes - Principal Overview

Student Coding Tips & Tricks

District Centres 
(powerpoint show - August 2014)
Student Coding  (PDF - September 2014)

Overview Print E-mail

PowerSchool is a web-based student information system that is used by all schools in the District.  It consists of two components - PowerSchool, which contains the office functions, and PowerTeacher, which contains the teacher functions.  A Progress/IPP module has been built in, to meet the specific needs of Edmonton Public Schools.



All PowerSchool Support questions should be directed to the ITS Help Desk.  This includes:

  • PowerTeacher
  • PowerSchool Administrative Module
  • Progress/IPP
  • Pre-enrolment
  • System performance/response

Information regarding student information processes and data requirements (ex Class Size, CEU, etc) can be found on the Student Information website

What's New in PowerSchool Print E-mail

February 7, 2018

PowerSchool February Update

PowerSchool Key Features

  • Updated Reports Reference Guide (PowerSchool Reports) (PowerTeacher Reports)
  • If you are not in the current school year, the PowerSchool page header will be a different colour.
  • Language and Culture grant codes have been added.  There is also a new report – Students With Language and Culture Grant Code issues which will identify students enrolled in L & C courses but don’t have the matching grant code or vice versa.
  • Student List By Program Report - Added grant codes to the report.
  • FNMI descriptions have been updated to match Alberta terminology.
  • Modify Schedule page - Schools can now only drop classes from their own school.
  • Attendance Profile Reports - We now show the ASN in the Messages and Errors section.
  • Course Preference Weightings can now be set to double digits (maximum weight is 99).
  • Help Text has been added to the Permanently Stored Grades page (added October 2017).
  • Retroactive Credits (if any exist) are now shown on the Historical Grades page.

Bug Fixes

  • Section Enrolment Count page - fixed report to no longer incorrectly highlight sections where the maximum enrolment limit is zero (which actually means unlimited seats).
  • Ethnicity was not being updated on the Province Page when FNMI was changed
  • On the Validate Data page, the FNMI Section was not working with Null values
  • Field Trip Links are now pointing to the correct page.
  • The Flex Session Summary Report was not checking semesters (fixed November 2017).


Progress/LSP Module

  • Minor bug fixes



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Previous Releases (2012)

Previous Releases (2010-2011)


NEW!!! Next Year Eligibilities can now be entered on the student next year screen by clicking the Next Year Eligibility button

o   Submit your next year changes before clicking the Next Year Eligibility button or you will lose your changes

After a Next School has been selected for the first time, you must wait until the top of the hour before you can select next year eligibilities