Parent Portal Instructions
How to create a Parent/Guardian Account
A parent/guardian account allows you to view the information for one or more students with a single login. You can also manage your personal account preferences.
1. Open your Web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari to https://schoollink.anderson1.k12.sc.us/public/ The Log In page appears.
2. Below the login boxes click the Create an Account button.
Student Access Information - Information for a minimum of one student, including the student name, Access ID, Access Password, and your relationship to the student. Fill out the Parent Portal Policy and give it to your school office in order to receive this information.
How to Log In to PowerSchool Parent Portal
Note: The characters appear as asterisks (*) to ensure greater security when you log in. Do not use someone else’s password or give your password to anyone else!
How to Recover Your Password
If you have forgotten your PowerSchool Parent Portal password, you will be unable to
log into the PowerSchool Parent Portal. Use this procedure to recover your password.
Once you provide your user name and email address, the system authenticates your information and sends a security token to your email address. Using the security token, you can then log back into the PowerSchool Parent Portal, where you will then
be required to change your password.
Note: The security token is only valid for 30 minutes. If it expires before you can reset your password, perform the How to Recover Your Password again.
How to Recover Your User Name
If you have forgotten your PowerSchool Parent Portal user name, you will be unable
to log into the PowerSchool Parent Portal. Use this procedure to recover your current user name. Once you provide your email address, your current user name will be sent to your email.
PowerSchool Parent Portal Start Page
When you log in to PowerSchool Parent Portal, the start page appears. This page
serves as the central point from which you begin your PowerSchool Parent Portal
session. The PowerSchool Parent Portal start page consists of the following main
The navigation bar appears at the top of the PowerSchool Parent Portal start page,
and is common to every page in the application. The navigation bar includes the following information:
Click to return to the start page.
Contains links to PowerSchool Parent Portal functions.
(See below for more information)
The first names of the students associated to your
parent/guardian account appear in alphabetical order. Click the
name of the student for whom you want to view information.
The page refreshes and display information for the selected student.
If you click the name of a student and the message “Student
information is not available at this time.” appears, contact your school’s PowerSchool administrator.
The first and last name of the person logged in. Your name should appear. If it does not, contact your school’s
In an effort to ensure that your account is secure and your information protected, the date and time of the last time you logged in appears next to your name. If you hover over the date and time, you can view how your last session ended — by logging out, timing out, or logging off due to multiple concurrent logins. You will not see how your last session ended
if it ended for any other reason, such as a server reset. This information can be used to alert you to any unusual account activity. If you experience any unusual account activity, report it to your school.
Click to print a printer-friendly version of the page you are viewing. Additionally, the page includes the name of the selected student and the school and school district for that student.
Click to view page-specific online help.
Click to log out of PowerSchool Parent Portal.
Quit PowerSchool Parent Portal
Note: If you are not actively working in PowerSchool Parent Portal, your session may timeout. If so, you need to log in again. When finished working in PowerSchool Parent Portal, it is important to log out of the application.
You can log out of PowerSchool Parent Portal from any page in the application.
Click Logout in the navigation bar. The Log In page appears. You must enter your username and password again to redisplay the PowerSchool Parent Portal start page.