Skyward Family Access

Skyward Family Access is a web-based component of our student database management system (Skyward) and provides parents access to realtime information about their students. 

Parents of students at all grade levels can see basic information for their students such as current address, telephone numbers and emergency contact information. Attendance information and immunization history is also available.

Parents of middle school and high school students can access assignment and gradebook information for current courses and historical transcript grades. 

If you do not have a login ID for Family Access, please contact your student's school. You may be asked to visit in-person so your identity can be verified.

Logging into Family Access

Log in to Family Access

When logging in for the first time, use the Login ID provided to you by your student’s school and click “Forgot your Login/Password” to create your password.

Once you have successfully logged in, you will get a page asking for your email address.  Click the blue hyperlink that says “Account” to enter an email address.  This will allow you to retrieve your password should you forget it in the future and also makes your email address available to your student’s teachers. 

Skyward Missing Email message

 

More Than One Student
If you have more than one student in the Renton School District, click on the arrow next to All Students (located directly under the Family Access header). You may choose between your students here. *If one of your students is missing from the drop down list, please contact the office at that student’s school.

Skyward screenshot of select a student

 

Once you login

Once you login to your Skyward Family Access account you will see the Home screen which has a navigation bar on the left-side of the screen. A brief description of what each section provides is below.

FAQ

Elementary Access

1. Home – return to main screen with school or teacher messages and announcements.

2. Calendar – school and classroom events by month and day.

3. Attendance – absences and tardies for each school day.

4. Student Info – general information about student such as age, grade, address, and their school photo.

5. Busing – bus route information (when available).

6. Food Service – lunch menu, student account balances and purchases.

7. Schedule – student’s daily schedule.

8. Test Scores – school and state test scores such as BAS, SBA, SAT entered by district.

9. Educational Milestones – specific graduation requirements met so far for students in grades 8 – 12.

10. Portfolio/Report Cards – copies of state testing scores that have been sent home, and of report cards themselves (this is different from Middle and High School report cards which can be found in Academic History).

11. Login History – list of dates and times Family Access account has been used.

12. My Account - current contact information and contact preferences as entered by student’s school and can only be changed at student’s school.

Secondary Access

1. Home – return to main screen with school or teacher messages and announcements.

2. Calendar – school and classroom events by month and day.

3. Gradebook – current grades for all student’s classes entered by teacher.

4. Attendance – absences and tardies for each school day.

5. Student Info – general information about student such as age, grade, address, and their school photo.

6. Busing – bus route information (when available).

7. Food Service – lunch menu, student account balances and purchases.

8. Schedule – student’s daily schedule.

9. Test Scores – school and state test scores such as BAS, SBA, SAT entered by district.

10. Educational Milestones – specific graduation requirements met so far for students in grades 8 – 12.

11. Academic History – student’s classes and grades over time.

12. Portfolio/Report Cards – copies of state testing scores that have been sent home, but NOT copies of report cards themselves (see Academic History).

13. Login History – list of dates and times Family Access account has been used.

14. My Account - current contact information and contact preferences as entered by student’s school and can only be changed at student’s school.