Student Information System

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    *Powerschool will be offline and unavailable during the following period (July 3-7):
    July 3 -- to 'flip' the system and move all students to the new School Year 
    July 4-5 (weekend) -- technically available, but not supported over the holiday
    July 6-7 -- migrating the system over to a new hosted environment  
    Powerschool should be back online and available for access beginning on Wednesday, July 8.  If you have questions, or inquiries regarding this please contact Mike Meier (  

    Essex Westford School District is currently using a program called PowerSchool to manage and house student data.

    Parent Portal

    At Essex High School, Essex Middle School, Westford School grades 5-8, and Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School, PowerSchool offers parents real-time access to grades, attendance, homework assignments, and other class information. You can even email teachers or ask for automatic updates on your student’s progress and view the school bulletin. 

    If you have an Essex High School student and do not have a parent portal account, please contact Carolyn Magri, Student Database Manager at 802-857-7123 and we will gladly provide you with information to access the portal.

    Student Contact Information Management

    In the K-8 schools, PowerSchool is still used to house student data, and PowerSchool is linked to the messaging systems for email, phone calls, and SMS text messaging, as well as the EWSD app, which allows us to contact you in mass messages and personal phone calls. 

    Moving or Changed Phone Numbers? If you have any concerns about your student's information or contact information being outdated or inaccurate in this system, please contact your child's school directly. If moving, please contact all schools of attendance. Visit Moving and Changing Schools for more information.

    Access to PowerSchool is available from anywhere in the world just by using any browser. Visit our PowerSchool student login(opens a new window) to sign in.