Navigating FBISD’s Skyward System: A Parent’s Guide


As a parent, it can be overwhelming to keep up with all of the different systems and tools that your child’s school uses to communicate and manage information. One such system that you may have heard of is Skyward, which is used by many schools across the country, including those in the Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD). In this guide, we will walk you through what Skyward is, how it is used in FBISD, and how you can use it to stay informed and involved in your child’s education.


What is Skyward?

Skyward is a student information system (SIS) that is used by many schools and districts across the country. It is a web-based tool that allows schools to manage and share information about students, including schedules, grades, attendance, and more. It also allows for communication between teachers, parents, and administrators.

How is Skyward used in FBISD?

In FBISD, Skyward is used to manage student information and communication. Teachers use the system to enter grades, attendance, and other information, which can then be accessed by parents and administrators. Parents can also use the system to check their child’s grades, view upcoming assignments, and communicate with teachers. Additionally, the system is used for online registration, bus transportation, and lunch account management.

 How can parents use Skyward?

As a parent, you can use Skyward to stay informed about your child’s education. Here are some of the ways you can use the system:

  • Check your child’s grades: You can see your child’s current grades, as well as any missing assignments.
  • View upcoming assignments: You can see what homework and projects your child has coming up, so you can help them stay on track.
  • Communicate with teachers: You can send messages to your child’s teachers, or respond to messages they’ve sent you.
  • View attendance: You can see if your child was absent or tardy on any given day.
  • Register your child for school: You can use Skyward to register your child for school, or update any information about your child, such as emergency contact or medical information.
  • Manage your child’s lunch account: You can add money to your child’s account, check the balance, and see what they’ve purchased.
  • Track your child’s transportation: You can see what bus your child is assigned to, as well as the bus stop location and pick-up/drop-off times.


Skyward is an important tool that can help you stay informed and involved in your child’s education. By understanding what Skyward is, how it is used in FBISD, and how you can use it, you will be able to take advantage of all of the features and benefits the system has to offer. Remember that Skyward is just one tool available to you as a parent, and that staying in touch with your child’s teachers and school administrators is also essential for a successful school year.