NYCSA Account Set Up Guide for Parents

Did you know that you can track your child’s education on any computer, phone, or tablet? You can sign up for an account by entering a few basic details. This will allow you to begin receiving notifications from the DOE. It only takes five minutes, and it is the first step in getting a full account.

What is a NYC Schools Account?

NYC Schools Account (NYCSA) is a DOE application that lets you access important information about your child on any device. The website is accessible in nine languages.

Why is the NYC Schools Account important?

The NYC Schools Account allows you to view your child’s grades, report cards, attendance history, test scores, transportation information, IEP information, submit COVID consent forms, track your child’s progress to graduation, and more to come!

Let’s get you signed-up for your NYC Schools Account.

Click on the video link to see a step-by-step video on how to create an account or you can follow the steps below.

Follow the steps below:

  1. Visit Use the dropdown box to choose your home language to be displayed on the screen.
NYC School account log in page with translations drop down menu
  1. Click "Create Account".
NYC schools page with create account option highlighted with red circle
  1. Enter your name, cell phone number, and email, then click the “Validate Email” button.
Create account page with information block squared in “red”
  1. Check your email for a message from for the 6-digit code.
Verification Number page
  1. Enter the code into the “Email Verification Number” box. Then click “Submit”.
Information page with “email verification number” box squared in red
  1. Create a password following the guidelines.
Create password page
  1. Select three security questions and provide answers. Be sure to write your Password and Answers to the Security Questions down and secure them in a familiar place.
Security questions page
  1. If you do not have your child’s Student ID # (OSIS) and Account Creation Code, you may click “Continue Without Code”. Your Parent Coordinator will follow up with you to provide this information.
Add Student ID number page with “Continue without Code” squared in red
  1. Enter each child’s Student ID # (OSIS). You can also find the number on any report card or by contacting your Parent Coordinator.
Add Students ID page with “Student ID#” squared in red
  1. Enter your Account Creation Code provided by your Parent Coordinator (via email). Then click on “Create Account”.
Add Students page with “Account Creation Code” squared in red
  1. Congratulations! You have successfully created your account!
Account successfully created, confirmation page
  1. Sign in to begin using your account and view your child’s information.
NYC Schools Account Landing page NYC Schools Account Landing page

NYCSA Sign Up Guide for Parents in Multiple Languages