Skyward Family & Student Access Information
Did you know you can access assignment details such due dates, handouts, and rubrics using the Calendar feature within Family & Student Access?
This step-by-step guide and companion video will show you how to access the Calendar and never miss another assignment!
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! If you’re a parent to an existing child at your district, you should already have an account created. Access the password reset process through the following link to have an automated reset email sent to your email on file: Password Reset Link. If you do not receive an email, please check your SPAM or JUNK folder to make sure it didn’t get sent there. If you do not have an updated email address on file or in the event you don’t receive a reset email, please contact you child’s school directly for assistance in verifying you email address and verifying you Family Access account is setup. A list of schools and phone numbers are available on the EMS ISD Campus Information Page.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 on 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.