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Taking Attendance (for Teachers)

Taking Attendance (for Teachers)
Step by step instructions on taking daily attendance in your classes.

This guide provides an overview of product features and related technologies. In addition, it contains recommendations on best practices, tutorials for getting started, and troubleshooting information for common situations..

Here are step-by-step instructions on how to take attendance in PowerSchool via the desktop version of the website.

Using any browser, navigate to Bookmark this link!

Login using your CA Connect username and password. PowerSchool may reject your password the first time, this is annoying, but please enter the information again and you should get in.

Once logged in, you will see your classes listed. It looks tempting, but don't click on PowerTeacher Pro (we aren't using this functionality).

STEP 1: Click on the chair icon to take attendance for your class. If your class does not meet on that day, it will be grayed out. 

STEP 2: Review attendance for your class. Jackie and the Health Center will marked any excused absences. If the information is accurate, click Submit. You have completed attendance for that class. All students are marked present as the default. 



STEP 3: If there are students absent:

  • Select "Absent" from the Attendance Codes drop down menu.
  • Click in the attendance box to mark a student absent. (A comment box appears if you wish to include additional notes regarding the absence)
  • Click "Submit" to save and submit attendance for that class


A green button will appear to indicate attendance has been taken for that class.