FAQs For Parent Accounts
FAQs FOR PARENT ACCOUNTS
Portal accounts are created automatically. If you are new to the district, you should have received an email notification with instructions for claiming your portal account. If you did not receive this email, please contact your school registrar.
Set Up Secret Questions
If you have a new or existing parent portal account, you are encouraged to set up Secret Questions to assist with password retrieval in the event of a forgotten password in the future. Using your District Portal Account, log into the following link to set up your secret questions. https://www.dcsdk12.org/identity-management
Click on the link Self Service and login with your current District Portal credentials. Click on the tab My Profile, then click on Set Up Secret Questions.
Here you can create one personal question and select 3 additional questions from a preset list.
Change your current District Portal Password
If you know your current district portal password, you can use this link to reset your password. https://www.dcsdk12.org/identity-management
Click on the link Self Service and login with your current District Portal credentials. Click on the My Accounts tab on the top right hand corner of the screen
To reset a forgotten password using your Secret Questions, go to this link:
In order to do a PIN reset your password you will need your District Portal username and guardian ID. If you do not have either of these items, you will need to contact your student’s school.
To reset a forgotten password using your a PIN Reset, go to this link:
Enter your District Portal username and guardian ID and captcha and follow the prompts. On the next step, you can choose to have a reset pin sent to your email or SMS number on file. Please know that you will need to have an email or cell phone associated with your parent account to do this.
The email or text you receive will have instructions and links to enable you to securely reset your password.
Please note that all these security precautions are put in place to protect your students’ data from any hackers and scammers, much like your bank would put in precautions to protect your money from unauthorized access.
Thank you for your patience.