Parents of Central Valley School District students can access their children’s school performance, including classes/schedule, teacher names, attendance, assignments, progress reports, and report cards via the secure SchoolTool Parent Portal.
If interested, the District will provide you with a login/password to your child’s information. Each student’s information is completely private and can be accessed only by his/her parent(s).
Please fill in and print the Parent Portal Login Request Form (PDF). Submit it to the office at your child’s school. You will be notified via email when your account has been set up and receive instructions on how to access the portal. Please be sure you check your junk or spam mail folders in your email and add firstname.lastname@example.org as a trusted email to avoid problems receiving the email.
Once you have been notified your account has been created, log into SchoolTool Parent Portal.
Your username is your email address used to set up the account. If it is your first time logging in, log in with the temporary password received and update it on the Accounts Tab. Follow the instructions in the Parent Portal User Guide (PDF) to complete your account set up.
Parent Portal has a mobile app available for iOS and Android devices. With this app, parents or legal guardians who have Parent Portal accounts and students in grades 5-12 can view information about current schedules, attendance, assignments, grades and discipline. For more information visit the SchoolTool Mobile App webpage.
If you have questions or problems regarding SchoolTool Parent Portal, please review the Frequently Asked Questions below. If you cannot find a solution, contact the Parent Portal Manager by email at email@example.com. Please include your name and your child’s name to confirm your account and settings.
To avoid confusion and to ensure that you receive news of any changes to our SchoolTool system, please be certain that your Parent Portal email account matches the email you have on file at the school. Email the Parent Portal of any changes to your email account as soon as possible. You will be notified via email once your user account has been updated.
Q. What is SchoolTool Parent Portal?
A. SchoolTool Parent Portal is a Web-based access portal that allows parents to view information about their child’s educational program, as well as how their son/daughter is doing in school.
Q. Who can access SchoolTool Parent Portal?
A. SchoolTool Parent Portal may be accessed by parents of students in all grade levels and schools.
Q. How do I access SchoolTool Parent Portal?
Q. Do I need any special software to access SchoolTool Parent Portal?
A. No, you do not need any special software to access the portal. Parents only need Internet access. Please note: SchoolTool seems to work best when used with either the Google Chrome or Firefox internet browsers.
Q. What will I find once I log on?
A. You will be able to see scheduling information and attendance information for all of your child’s classes through SchoolTool Parent Portal. For most classes at the high school and middle school, you will be able to see assignments and due dates, as well as grades on previous work. You will also be able to send emails directly to teachers via the Parent Portal. Report cards for grades 5-12 will be visible on the portal.
Q. What exactly is an assignment?
A. An assignment is not just homework, but could also refer to tests, quizzes, participation, class projects, etc.
Q. Will I be able to see all grades received on assignments?
A. The assignments listed on the Parent Portal may not reflect all assignments for the quarter. Please remember that any grades reported in the portal are grades in progress—the only official grades are those on report cards sent home at the end of each quarter.
Q. What can I do if I see that my child has a low grade on assignments?
A. The best thing to do would be to contact your child’s teacher to talk about your concerns.
Q. Am I able to e-mail a teacher while I am in SchoolTool Parent Portal?
A. Yes. To e-mail a teacher via SchoolTool Parent Portal, simply click on the teacher’s name in the “Schedule” tab. An email interface will open, allowing you to send an email directly to the teacher.
Q. I have children attending multiple schools in the district? Do I need separate SchoolTool Parent Portal accounts for each child?
A. No. A parent can access information for all of their children with one SchoolTool account.
Q. Who should I contact if I have questions about my child’s records as shown on SchoolTool Parent Portal?
A. If you have any questions about the information you see on the portal or about your child’s performance in general, please do not hesitate to contact his/her teacher or school counselor.