Families and Students
Below are links to some of the most important information you’ll need as you prepare your child for a rewarding experience in Cincinnati Public Schools.
For children who are experiencing homelessness, the risk of falling behind academically is significantly greater. Project Connect helps clear barriers to education for families who are homeless. From assisting with enrollment and promoting attendance to providing in-school and summer programs, Project Connect provides guidance and support to give a leg up for children and youth who are experiencing homelessness.
Learn more about Project Connect and the services it offers.
Schoology (pronounced "Skoo-luh-jee") Communication Tool Now Available — This integrated learning-management solution gives students, parents and teachers a new and easy way to connect and communicate.
Google Apps for Education — CPS has adopted Google Apps for Education as a key tool for student learning. Google Apps for Education is a web-based suite of programs provided by Google for schools to use. All Google Apps services can be accessed from anywhere with an Internet connection.
Naviance — A software tool for career planning, Naviance helps students achieve three primary goals: Get to know themselves, explore possibilities and take action.
Apex Learning — Apex Learning is an online course system used by Cincinnati Public Schools for credit recovery. Students interested in Apex should consult their guidance counselor.
PowerSchool — PowerSchool is the computer system used by Cincinnati Public Schools to keep track of student information. It helps parents be an active part of their children's education and keep track of academic progress on a daily basis.
Putting our Technology Tools to Work
Our world is driven by technology. Digital devices and software add a dynamic element that keeps students interested and provides access to tools that prepare them for the future.