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Skyward Student

Student Information System - Skyward           

In July 2014, the DeSoto County School District implemented our new student information system called Skyward. The Information Services Department provides technical assistance and training to schools on all phases of Skyward which includes:

  • Demographics
  • Scheduling
  • Attendance
  • Grades
  • Transcripts
  • FTE - Full-Time Equivalent student calculation
  • FASTER - Florida Automated System for Transferring Education Records
  • Discipline
  • Word Processing and Report
  • Educator Access (Gradebook)
  • Parent and Student Portal



Skyward Professional Development Center

The Professional Development Center (PDC) is a self-pace learning center to assist in Skyward training of all staff. It includes online tutorials, simulations, and testing options.

Click here to log into the PDC.


Areas for training:

  • Inquiry Overview
  • Attendance
  • Current Scheduling
  • Data Verification
  • Demographics
  • Discipline
  • Educator Access Plus
  • Future Scheduling
  • Grading
  • Health Records
  • Secondary Gradebook
  • Standards Gradebook