Skyward Family Access
Skyward Family Access is an informational resource made available to every family. This resource provides access to real-time information about your child's grades, attendance, report cards, schedule, purchases and payment/balance information on his/her food services account. Skyward Family Access provides safe, secure and easy access to your child's record. Student user names and passwords are available for all 6-12 graders. Students get their ID and password information in their building. Please do not request student user names and password information from the email or hotline.
To obtain a Skyward Family Access username and password, please email FamilyAccess@wlcsd.org or contact the Skyward Family Access hotline at (248) 956-2190. Please be sure to include your name, the name of each child in the district, your email address and a daytime phone number. Skyward Family Access tutorial videos are available for first-time users.
- Skyward Family Access ID/Password
- Skyward Family Access Guide
- Libraries with Skyward Family Access
What is Skyward Family Access?
Skyward Family Access is an informational resource made available to every family at no cost. This resource provides real-time information about your child's demographics, grades, attendance, report cards and class schedule. Skyward Family Access provides safe, secure and easy access to your child's school record.
How do I sign up for Skyward Family Access?
Parent IDs can be obtained by email or phone. You may contact Skyward Family access support via email FamilyAccess@wlcsd.org or call (248) 956-2190. Please leave your name, the name of each child in the district, your email address and a daytime phone number. We will contact you within 3 business days.
Student IDs can be obtained for grades 6-12 from the CRT at your child's building.
I have children at different schools. Will I need a user name and password for each child?
No, under most circumstances, one user name and password will provide you with access to information for all your children. If you do not see all your children once you log in to Skyward Family Access, contact us at FamilyAccess@wlcsd.org or (248) 956-2190.
Do I have to apply for a new user name and password every school year?
No, once you receive your initial user name and password, it stays with your family until your youngest student graduates from high school or is no longer enrolled in Walled Lake Schools.
How do I change my password?
To change your password in Skyward Family Access, you need to log in. Once you are at the main display for Skyward 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 to a new password.
How secure is my child's information?
Skyward Family Access is username and password protected. For this reason, we ask that you not share your username and password. In addition, Walled Lake Consolidated Schools has implemented strong encryption technology (SSL) that protects all data transmitted between your web browser and our web server. All student data is stored behind a secure firewall.
Is there a difference between a parent and student username and password?
Yes, parents will see some different information that students won’t see and vice versa. Please be sure to use your own log in for Skyward Family Access so you have access to all the parent tools that are available. We advise you not to share the parent username and password with students.
How do I contact someone with questions about my username or password?
Any questions, comments, or concerns regarding Skyward Family Access or your password should be directed via email to FamilyAccess@wlcsd.org or the hotline at (248) 956-2190. Please leave your name, the name of each child in the district, your email address and a daytime phone number to contact you. You will be contacted within 3 business days.
Who do I contact if I have forgotten my password?
You can use the “forgot my password” option on the log in page. You will need to enter your email address. If the provided email matches the email the district has on file, you will be sent an email containing your log in and a link that can be used to reset your password. Once completed, if you still have an issue logging in, please contact us by email at FamilyAccess@wlcsd.org or call (248) 956-2190. Please leave your name, the name of each child in the district, your email address and a daytime phone number. You will be contacted within 3 business days.
Who do I contact to correct my child's demographic information?
Please contact your child's school.
Why aren't all grades available at the same time?
Skyward Family Access provides real-time information. Since teachers input grades over a period of time, not all grades will show up at the same time.
If you are newly enrolled in the district or never received a username and password.
If you are the first guardian listed on your child’s record you may email FamilyAccess@wlcsd.org or call (248) 956-2190 to request a username and password. Please leave your name, the name of each child in the district, your email address and a daytime phone number. You will be contacted within 3 business days.
If you are not the first guardian or part of a second family.
If you are not the first guardian listed on the record or are part of a second family for a student please contact your child’s school and complete the Request for Additional Skyward Access ID Form. Once the form is completed and the information is verified by your child's school, we will email you a username and password.
If you have misplaced/lost your username or password.
You can use the “forgot my password” option on the log in page. You will need to enter your email address. If the email provided matches the email the district has on file, you will be sent an email containing your log in and a link that can be used to reset your password. Once completed, if you still have an issue logging in, please contact us by email at FamilyAccess@wlcsd.org or call (248) 956-2190. Please leave your name, the name of each child in the district, your email address and a daytime phone number. You will be contacted within 3 business days.
If you are a student.
Student usernames and passwords are available for all 6-12 graders. You MUST contact the building CRT to receive your information. Please do not request student username and password information by email or phone.
A Parents’ Guide to Skyward Family Access
Helping parents stay involved in their child’s education through the Internet!
Skyward Family Access is:
- A web-based tool parents can use to view their student’s information, grades, fees and much more
- Can be used from any computer connected to the Internet
- Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year †
- Secure: parents may view only the student information for their household
- Easy to use: Simply click on the description for the information you would like to view
All student information remains confidential and secure and cannot be changed by users.
NOTE: Walled Lake Consolidated Schools will provide one account per household.
Key Skyward Family Access Features for Parents
The following information is available to view:
- Student Information: Data the school has on record for your child.
- Attendance: A convenient calendar allows parents to review absences at a glance.
- Gradebook: Assignments, missing assignments, grades and previous marking period grades are available.
- Schedule: The period, class and teacher of your child are displayed. By clicking on a class, you can see your child’s daily assignments and grades. By clicking on a teacher name, you can send an email to him/her.
- Food Service: Parents can pre-pay their child’s food service account, view balances and see what your child purchased each day.
- Report Cards: Parents can view and print the current marking period report card.
- Message Center: View messages from the district, your child’s building and individual teachers.
† Walled Lake Consolidated Schools makes no representation that the Skyward Family Access server will be available at any given time. There will be times when the server is unavailable due to upgrades, maintenance and internet outages.
* Family Access remains the property of Walled Lake Consolidated Schools. Walled Lake Consolidated Schools reserves the right to change, modify, revoke or suspend access at any time with or without notice for any unauthorized use.
In compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, it is the policy of the Walled Lake Consolidated School District that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, height, weight, political belief, military service, marital status or genetic information be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination during any program or activity or in employment. For information contact the District Compliance Officer, at 248-956-2023.
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