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New Parent Portal Program Now Available!

Ascender Parent Portal

Parent Portal


Parent Portal has a new link and new look, however, your login will remain the same. 

·         Parents will be able to use their current Parent Portal account information to access their student’s information for grades and attendance.

·         Parent Portal users will notice some cosmetic differences in page formatting between txConnect Parent Portal and Ascender Parent Portal.  Click the guide below to see a PDF showing a preview of some of the changes.


Please update any bookmark, favorite, or shortcut you may have from the old address to the new address listed below.



Guide: Ascender Parent Portal Guide:



Use the latest version of these Recommended Browsers for the best experience.


·         Chrome

·         Safari

·         Internet Explorer 11


·         Safari


·         Chrome


Parents who have a link saved to their mobile device will need to delete the old link and create a new one.

How to Pin Parent Portal Shortcut on Apple and

1.       Open a browser on your device.

2.       Browse to the district Ascender website. iPhone users will need to use the Safari browser. Android users may use Chrome.

3.       For iPhone, in the Safari browser, click the box with the arrow at bottom of the page and choose to Add to Home Screen.

4.       For Android, in Chrome, click the three dots in the upper right corner of the screen and choose Add to Home Screen.