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Parent Tech Help


Please contact the Parent Helpdesk for technical assistance with Home Access Center or Schoology. If you are unable to log into either due to a forgotten password, please use the online parent password reset tool.

  • The Parent Helpdesk is available from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday - Friday.
  • Email is the best method of communication. Please include your first and last name, your child's grade, and your child's first and last name in your email to You may also call 203-341-1214 for assistance.


Home Access Center is the main source of student demographic data. Grade K-12 parents can access report cards for all students, and class assignments for students in grade 6-12. Parents can verify and update:

  • phone numbers
  • email addresses
  • physical address
  • emergency contacts
  • associated guardians, and
  • HAC and Schoology password
  • course requests (MS only) NEW

How do I get to Home Access Center?

Click on your school home page listed below, and select "Home Access" at the top of the page.


Schoology is the District's Learning Management System where you can access documents, handouts, assignments (grade 6-12), and classroom multimedia materials. You will also find links to PTA information, forms, and news about upcoming events.

How do I get to Schoology?
Click on your school home page listed below, and select "Schoology" at the top of the page.

» SHS -
» CMS-
» BMS -
» SES -
» CES-
» LLS -
» GFS-
» KHS-

Video Tutorials and the Parent Technology Tips brochure can be found here.


To access the Westport PTA Online Directory, all members of the Westport Schools community, including new incoming parents and registered users of 2013–2014 edition of the Westport PTA Online Directory need to complete a simple, three-step registration:

Step 1. Go to
Step 2. Enter your email ID (submitted to the school) name and provide consent to be in the directory.
Step 3. Submit Westport PTA Dues and optional ‘Angel Donations’ online or offline.

Note: The 2014-15 directory will be an “opt out” to provide the most complete district–wide listing possible. This means a home address and home phone number will be listed for all families even if you choose not to join the PTA(s) and access the Directory. If you do not want to be listed, please contact your school PTA Directory Chairperson.

New Users

Following registration and payment of PTA dues, you will receive an email from MobileArq/Westport PTA with the following information:

  • Confirmation of registration for the Westport PTA Online Directory
  • Confirmation of your payment of PTA dues
  • A link to the Online Directory login page, login ID and a temporary password required to access the directory

To ensure that your email server does not filter the email from Westport PTA/MobileArq to a spam folder, please add to the address book of your email server.

Registered Users of the 2013–2014 Westport Schools Mobile Directory

Following registration renewal and payment of PTA dues, you will receive an email from Westport PTA/MobileArq with confirmation of registration and payment.

You can then access the 2014-2015 directory with your email ID and password that was used for accessing the 2013–2014 directory. If you have forgotten your password from last year, there is a Forgot Password link on the login page that takes you to a page to reset your password.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

For help, please contact your school's Directory Chair.


Use mySchoolBucks to deposit money into one or more student lunch accounts, track purchase history, create low-balance reminders and even set-up an automatically recurring payment.

For help, please contact Frank Rupp, Dining Services Director, at 203-341-2431


The system provides an organized and efficient tracking system for end of day elementary school dismissals. It replaces written notes and phone calls to the office that advise your school of changes to regular plans for your child(ren)’s dismissal. Complete your changes before 1:45pm.

For help contact School Dismissal Manager


Atlas is the District's curriculum mapping program where you can access broad outlines of what students need to know and be able to do each year. Maps are organized by subject and unit of study.

Directions for using Atlas

For frequently asked questions click here.