Power School

PowerSchool Information Management Tool logoPowerSchool is Bishop Chatard’s student information management system. All information about the student: schedules, transcripts, parent contact information and grades, is contained in PowerSchool for access by parents and students.

Parent Portal to View Grades

Information You Can Access in PowerSchool Parent Portal

  1. Current and past Semester, Quarter and Final Exam grades
  2. Schedules
  3. Attendance information
  4. Assignments and scores
  5. Teacher comments
  6. Teacher email addresses
  7. Annual Back to School Registration and account information
To set how you would like to receive notifications from PowerSchool (what notification, how often), log in and click on the Email Notifications tab on the left side of the student screen
You will need an Access ID and Access Password to add one or more students to a Parent account. If you don’t have these, contact Ame’ Alerding, aalerding@bishopchatard.org
  1. On the start page, click ‘Account Preferences’ from the navigation menu. The ‘Account Preferences – Profile’ page appears.
  2. Click the ‘Students’ tab.
  3. On the ‘Students’ tab, click the ‘Add’ icon. The ADD STUDENT dialog box appears.
  4. Enter information as follows:
    • Student Name: Enter the first and last name of the student you are adding.
    • Access ID: Enter the Unique Access ID* for that student.
    • Access Password: Enter the Unique Access Password* for that student.
    • *If you don have the Access ID or Password, contact Ame’ Alerding at aalerding@bishopchatard.org
    • Relationship: Indicate how you are related to the student by choosing the appropriate association for the pop-up menu.
  5. Click Submit. The ‘Add Student’ dialog closes. The newly added student appears under ‘MY STUDENTS’. Additionally, a confirmation email is sent to your email address indicating that changes have been made.
Multiple Parent/Guardian accounts may be created with your unique Access ID and Access Password. Follow the directions for setting up a Parent Portal account and be sure to use a different email address for each account. Please protect this information.
It is important to keep your current email address, phone number and other parent contact information updated to receive all PowerSchool and Bishop Chatard email notiEications.

During the School Year

Changes in email, phone or address contact information should be sent to Ame’ Alerding, School Counseling Department Assistant, at aalerding@bishopchatard.org or 317-251-1451, ext. 2227. She will update your information in PowerSchool.

Questions about PowerSchool should be directed to Ame’ Alerding, Guidance Department Assistant, at aalerding@bishopchatard.org or 251-1451, ext. 2227.

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PowerSchool FAQs Flyer

Fall 2018 Instructions

Returning Parents: Log in to PowerSchool and find the PowerSchool Registration link in the bottom left corner to enter the Fall Back to School information for each student. All information needs to be re-entered for 2018/2019. Be sure to check your parent contact information and change that, if needed.

Class of 2022 and/or parents of transfer students: If you do not yet have a PowerSchool account, your first step is to create one. https://bishopchatard.powerschool.com/

You should have received an email with the student Access ID and Access Password to link your account to your student. See instructions below.

If you have multiple students at BCHS, enter all of your students’ back to school information and access their grade and attendance information within one account. Use student Access ID and Access Password to link any student who is new to BCHS this year to your existing account. See Add Students to an Existing Account below for details.

Back To School/PowerSchool Instructions  http://www.bishopchatard.org/Forms/2017/PowerSchoolWorkflow.pdf
Frequently Asked Questions  http://www.bishopchatard.org/ELearning/PSFAQs2015.pdf
Flyer: Create an Account  http://www.bishopchatard.org/Guidance/PSInstructions2015.pdf –used
Flyer: How to add a new student to an existing account

To Create An Account
Power School Directions Snap

Enter PowerSchool here

During Back To School Registration

Changes in contact information can be made directly in PowerSchool:

  1. With your PowerSchool Account credentials, log in to PowerSchool. Select the PowerSchool Registration tab.
    Power School Update Email

  2. Select Start Form to begin
    Power School Update 2
  3. Note: Any information you submit in this update will override and replace your previously submitted information.
    Power School Update email 3
If you have forgotten your username and/or password, click “Forgot Username or Password?” on the PowerSchool login screen. You should receive an email shortly after submitting the form from BishopChatard@PowerSchool.com with instructions on how to reset. If you do not receive the email, please check your spam folder. It is a good idea to whitelist the email address above. If you are still having trouble logging in, please email Ame Alerding at aalerding@bishopchatard.org.