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Introducing Parents to QuickSchools

August 3, 2013

It’s true, that you can very easily invite parents to your QuickSchools account. All you need is their email address, and the system will generate login information to the Parent Portal. But it also helps to let your parents know that you’re using the QuickSchools service via your website. Here’s what we recommend:

The simplest way is to just put a link to your QuickSchools account from your website. The only problem is, for prospective parents, or for parents who have not yet been invited, a direct link to your QuickSchools account might be confusing. Instead, we recommend putting together a simple FAQ page introducing QuickSchools, and what to do if they don’t have a username and password. Here’s a sample page below:

Using the QuickSchools School Management System

School Management System

[SCHOOLNAME] is using the QuickSchools.com school management system to manage enrollment, track attendance and grades, print out report cards and more.

A user-friendly school management system, QuickSchools also has a convenient parent portal where parents can track progress made by their child/children in class, check the latest homework and get the latest school news.

If you already have an account, login here:

https://[school].quickschools.com

If you do not yet have an account, contact the school office to get your account set up.

The following are some of the more common questions about the QuickSchools system.

Forgot password?

If you have an account but forgot your password, simply hit the blue “Forgot your password” link below the password field on the login screen and follow the simple steps to reset your password.

Forgot Password link

What does this mean for parents?

One of QuickSchools’ main features is the Parent Portal. This lets the parent of a student browse their child’s:

  • Grades
  • Attendance
  • Homework
  • Report cards
  • Fees
  • Personal Information

Parents can also message teachers and other parents easily via QuickSchools.
If you already have an account, you can log into the parent portal here.

For a brief video tutorial on how to use the parent portal, see this video or just hit play below.

What does this mean for students?

Students have access to the Student Portal, where they can participate in class discussions with other students and their teachers, as well submit their homework.

You can log into the student portal here.

What is QuickSchools?

QuickSchools school information system is an online service that streamlines numerous management and administrative tasks for our school, ranging from attendance, to grading, to homework assignments and more. With QuickSchools, teachers and parents can access their accounts from anywhere through any device.

Where can I find manuals to learn how to use the system?

You can access the online manuals here.

Are there a video tutorials?

Yes, video tutorials are available at the QuickSchools YouTube channel here.
Video tutorials are also available within the QuickSchools application.

We don’t mind if you simply copied-and-pasted the HTML code for this page, and put it in your website. In fact, we encourage it. You can download the HTML here:

Sample QuickSchools HTML for Parent Portal

The only thing you need to do is change the name of the school and the school code as appropriate. Also, feel free to change the wording/content of the page to suit your style and needs.

If you need help putting together a QuickSchools web page for your school, put us in touch with your webmaster, and we can certainly help you with that.

UPDATE  August 24, 2013

We recently posted some tips for parents on our blog as well. You can check out this link:

https://blog.quickschools.com/2013/08/22/tips-for-the-parent-portal/

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