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Information about online services for parents and students

Vancouver Public Schools families and the community have access to a variety of online resources to stay informed about students’ education and the district. Here you can find general information about Skyward Family Access, paying fines and fees and the district’s mobile app. We hope you’ll use these resources frequently!


What it is: ParentSquare is a simple-to-use communication tool that offers access to school news, teacher messages, and district information all in one place.

With ParentSquare, you’ll be able to:

  • Receive messages from the district and school via email, text or app notification
  • Communicate in your preferred language
  • Comment on school postings to engage in your school community
  • Direct message teachers, staff and other parents
  • Participate in group messages
  • Sign up for parent-teacher conferences
  • And more all from your phone or web portal!


What it is: ParentVUE portal gives parents/guardians web and mobile access to grades, assignments, and review student information.

With ParentVUE, you’ll be able to:

  • View grades online
  • See attendance records
  • Check class schedules
  • View course history
  • Review graduation status

Fines and fees

What it is: Fine-tracking and payment system.

What it does: Allow parents and students to view outstanding fines and fees, make online payments using major credit cards and purchase school items.

Canvas Parent Access

What it is: Canvas Parent is designed to provide visibility into your child’s education.

What it does: Canvas learning management system organizes digital resources, events, assignments and announcements. Parents of students in grade three through 12 can view their child’s courses, see details for past and upcoming class assignments and events, receive notifications and alerts about your child’s activity in Canvas and view grades. Official grades will still be available in Skyward.

Check with your child’s teacher to determine specifically how Canvas is being used in their class.