Returning Student Update
The Returning Student Update Form is now CLOSED
WELCOME RETURNING STUDENTS!
Welcome back students and parents of Arlington! We hope you are all having a safe end to the summer. As the school year is right around the corner, it is now time to complete the Returning Student Update Form. This form is very important to your schools as it allows you to provide any necessary updates to important pieces of information like student address, contact information, and confirm health and district permissions.
NOTE: Failure to complete the Returning Student Update form will result in not receiving important updates and communications from both your studentís school and the district as a whole.
You will be informed via email once the form is ready to complete. If your contact information has changed and has not been updated in our systems, please email your studentís school.
We look forward to welcoming all families back for this upcoming school year!
REQUIRED FOR ALL STUDENTS
Why is this Required for All Families to complete?
You will have the opportunity to verify important pieces of information associated with your childís account like:
*In the event that you need to update your studentís address on file, you will be required to provide supporting residency verification documents (per APS District Policy). Your form is not complete until these documents are submitted. It is recommended to gather the required documents prior to filling out the form.
If you do not have the required documents at the time of filling out the form, you will still be able to submit. A member of the registration team will be in contact with you to obtain any missing documents.
Please click HERE for a list of acceptable address verification documents.
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR STUDENTS ENTERING GRADES 4, 7 AND 10
Families will be required to provide a most recent immunization health record, and a most recent physical examination record (completed within the last 12 months). Your form will not be complete until these documents are provided. If you do not have the required documents at the time of filling out the form, you will still be able to submit. A member of the registration team will be in contact with you.
To login to your parent portal account where you will have access to the Returning Student Update Form, please follow the instructions under the ďRETURNING STUDENT UPDATE FORMĒ section.
RETURNING STUDENT UPDATE FORM
Please Note: In order to access the returning student form, and verify/confirm your childís information, you MUST have a parent portal account.
How to Log Into your Parent Portal Account and Access the RSU Form:
Visit https://aps.powerschool.com/public/ and enter your username and password to access the Parent Portal.
If you have multiple children within the school district:
If you have multiple children within the Arlington Public Schools district, you must complete the Returning Student Update form for each child. Once you have completed updates and confirmation on one childís form, go back to the homepage of the parent portal and complete the steps above once again. You will be able to switch to a different student by clicking on their name at the top banner or top tab of the parent portal. You will have the option to import certain form fields from the previously submitted record.
WHAT IF I NEED HELP? (FAQs)
Below we have provided some responses to some frequently asked questions.
What if I donít have a parent account?
How many portal accounts can a family have?
What if I do not know my Parent Portal username/password?
What do I do if I have multiple children but they are not all showing on the parent portal?
How do I see the form from my PowerSchool brand mobile app?
What if I make a mistake?
Iím on the form and Iím having technical difficulties.