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Start of Year Checklist

Use the following checklist to track your progress through the Start of Year tasks for State Reporting. Review the PowerSchool Start of Year Guide for additional updates. 


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  • Review entry, exit, and ethnicity codes
  • Review and update school information
  • Update the default term level
  • Update course information
  • Review and update Grade Setup 

School Administration

  • Review Years & Terms
  • Review Periods and Cycle Days
  • Review Sections
  • Review Bell Schedule
  • Complete Calendar Setup
  • Pre-Register Students
  • Review Attendance Codes, Categories, and Conversions
  • Review full-time equivalencies

Staff Setup

  • Review staff member demographic information
  • Update Staff Assignment records. 

Student Setup

  • Review student demographic information
  • Review school enrollment
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