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Frequently Asked Questions about Home Base Parent Portal

Q: I haven’t received an e-mail from the system after requesting password reset.

A: Please report this issue to your child’s school. They will contact our technology department to investigate the issue.

Q: I am having trouble with the parent portal account. Where do I get help?

A: Parents should contact their school directly or visit the schools’ web site.

Q: What happens if I can’t locate the letter that has my child’s access codes on it?

A: Parents will need to contact the school to receive the access ID and password.

Q: What if I can’t remember my username and password?

A: Click 'Having trouble signing in' on the login page. You will be asked to enter your username to reset your password. You will need to enter your e-mail address if you have forgotten both your username and your password. Information will be sent to your e-mail address.

Q: What is the web page for the parent portal?

A: Go to https://martin.powerschool.com/public/home.html

Q: Where does my child log in for the student portal?

A: Students and parents use the same web site to sign in: https://martin.powerschool.com/public/home.html "Students scroll to the bottom of this site"

Q: How do I add my student to my Parent Portal Account?

A: Please download the Parent Portal User Guide.

Q: Will my child still have access if I do not create an account?

A: Students will be provided information to access their data even if parents do not request access.

Q: Will elementary schools provide access to the Parent Portal for K-2 students?

A: No. Parent Portal gradebook does not match the grading procedures for K-2.

Q: Why can't I access my SPAN account?

A: SPAN was linked to our old student information system (NCWISE). In July 2013, the state of North Carolina moved to a new student information system called PowerSchool. The Parent Portal for PowerSchool will be delivered through Home Base. Access codes will be provided to you by the school.

Q: How will I get my class schedule?

A: Your school will provide class schedules and other details related to the opening of school.

Q: Why can’t I locate my school on the iPad or iPhone application?

A: If you cannot locate your school, enter the following server information in the server settings: mcs.powerschool.com/public/