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The bus accident on Beech Island Avenue and Scarborough Drive in Beech Island was transporting Aiken County students.† A preschool student from Greendale was fatally injured.

Other injuries include another student from Greendale as well as the bus driver. Both have been transported to area hospitals.

Family members of the fatally injured student as well as the student† transported for medical care have been notified. Counselors are being mobilized and will be onsite at schools impacted by this accident.† As additional details are available, we will update this information immediately.
† PowerSchool Parent Portal Changes†
Aiken County Public Schools has implemented the Parent Single Sign-on for PowerSchool. Parents will need to create a new account for the Parent Portal that will allow them to link all of their children under one sign-on account.† Click here for instructions.†† Click here for important student information.


Welcome To PowerSchool

The parents and/or guardians of Aiken County School students have a new web-based secure internet tool to give them real-time access to all grades that have been posted in a teacherís grade book. PowerSchool also lets you see your childís attendance. You will also be able to email teachers through the ParentPortal.

Please contact your child's school for information regarding obtaining an account and password for logging into the ParentPortal.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is PowerSchool?
PowerSchool is a student information management system used by schools and school districts across the United States. The South Carolina Department of Education has provided this program to all schools in the state. Power school is used for student demographics, storing grades and attendance, scheduling, and more.
What is PowerTeacher?
PowerTeacher is the component of PowerSchool that teachers use to record grades and attendance.
What is PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal?
The Parent/Student Portal is the component of PowerSchool that parents and students use to get access to real-time grades, assignments and attendance records from their teachers and schools.
Who may access the PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal?
Any parent/guardian of an active Aiken County School District student may access the Parent Portal. Currently, separate usernames and passwords will be issued for each student. Starting April 14, 2015, we will be implementing Single Sign-On.† This will allow parents to have 1 account for all of their children.† Instructions for creating these accounts are on our website under Parent.
Will each parent have a separate username and password to the Parent/Student Portal?
Yes. Once Single Sign-On is implemented each parent can create their own account with same account information for each child.
Will I have one logon for all my children in the schools?
Yes, after you create the Single Sign-On account.
When can I get a Parent username and password?
Go to your childís school and get the printed letter for your child.
How do I obtain a confidential Parent username and password?
A parent/guardian will need to go to the school on a designated day/time organized by the school, request a PowerSchool Parent Portal account, and provide a Picture ID to the office personnel at your child's school.
Do PowerSchool usernames and passwords have to be typed in with all caps or all lowercase?
Yes, when creating your new Single Sign-on account, user names and passwords must be typed exactly as they were in the letter.† All letters are upper case.
What do I do if I forget my PowerSchool password?
If you forget your password or username you can click on the link for Forgot User Name or link for Forgot Password.† Email will be sent to you with user name; email will be sent to you with a link to reset your password.
May I change my PowerSchool password?

Yes. You can change your password under Account Preferences.

Can other people see my child's attendance and grade information?

No. As long as you protect your password, others will not see your childís information.

During what times of the day or evening may I see my child's grades online?
PowerSchool's Parent Portal will be available at anytime, day or night on any computer that is connected to the internet. The only exception to this is during nightly or weekend system maintenance that will occur for system upgrades and maintenance. During these maintenance windows, if you are logged in, you will be logged out during this maintenance period.
Having trouble logging in! ...What can I try?
  • Make sure you are using a compatible web browser. Compatible web browsers include: Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox, Safari and Chrome
  • Use correct combination of username and password
  • Computer settings may be different from one computer to another...try logging in using a different computer
  • "Login page expired (or cached) Please re-login" message
    • Note:
      1) You may receive this message occasionally, click the refresh button in your browser and try again.

      2) Clear your browser cache, exit your browser and load PowerSchool again
What information can I request to be emailed to me?
The following reports you can request to be emailed to you!
- Summary of current grades and attendance
- Detailed reports showing all assignment scores for every class
- Detailed report of attendance