Family Access FAQs
What is Skyward Family Access?
Family Access is an informational resource made available to every family of the schools listed above at no cost. This resource provides real-time information about your child's grades and attendance, class schedule, and demographic information. Family Access provides safe, secure and easy access to your child's school record.
How do I sign up for Family Access?
Signing up for Family Access is easy! Complete and return this form to your child's school office along with a photo ID. As soon as your information is processed, you will receive an email with your username and a link for your password. The email is from Skyward Family Access please check your junk mail if you do not see it in your inbox. If you do not receive an email at all, please contact the campus designated person. (Contact list below)
We will not be able to accept any forms and/or ID by fax. This is an important security requirement - we want to make sure we are giving access to the appropriate people only!
Will I need to sign up for Family Access every year?
No. Once you have an active account, you will not need to reapply.
Why do my spouse and I need different Family Access accounts?
If parents want their own accounts with their own logins and passwords, this is fine as long as they both legal rights to obtain information about the student. This will be verified when the account is being processed.
Can I see information on my students that attend different campuses? Do I need a separate account for each child?
You will be able to see information about your children that attend other campuses. You will have one account that gives you access to your children at all EMS ISD campuses at that time.
How do I change my password?
To change your password, you need to login to Family Access. Once you are at the main display for Family Access, please click the button in the upper right-hand corner of the display that says Account Info. This button will show you all of your account information and how to change your password. You will be required to provide your current password when changing your password.
How can I retrieve my password if I forget?
Go to the Family Access log in page and click on the “Forgot your Login/Password?” link. You will receive an email with your username and a link for your password. Please follow the directions in the email to reset your password. You can also contact the campus contacts listed at the bottom of the page.
Why aren't all grades available at the same time? How often are grades updated?
Family Access provides real-time information. Grade reporting is a campus/department decision. Since teachers input grades over a period of time, not all grades will show up at the same time.