Included on this page are an array of resources to help our families find important information and stay engaged in their child's learning.
Families and Students
Below are links to some of the most important information you’ll need as you prepare your child for a rewarding educational experience in Cincinnati Public Schools.
- CPS Student Health Forms
- CPS Parent and Student Forms
- Food Services
- Severe Weather Procedures
All student will receive a free student planner when they enter the classroom on the first day of school. Please and sign your student’s planner daily to stay informed on their progress and behavior. This is a convenient way to communicate with the teachers. Students in grades K-2 will receive communication folders. In order to teach our students to be responsible they are expected to have their planners daily and record upcoming assignments.
In the event that a student loses their planner there is a small replacement fee.
- Rosetta Stone — Cincinnati Public Schools’ students, staff and parents now have Rosetta Stone — an online language-learning program — free at their fingertips. Learn more about Rosetta Stone, including how to enroll, on the CPS website.
For children who are experiencing homelessness, the risk of falling behind academically is significantly greater. Project Connect helps clear barriers to education for families who are homeless. From assisting with enrollment and promoting attendance to providing in-school and summer programs, Project Connect provides guidance and support to give a leg up for children and youth who are experiencing homelessness. Learn more about Project Connect and the services it offers.
Schoology (pronounced "Skoo-luh-jee") Communication Tool Now Available — is an integrated learning-management solution that gives students, parents and teachers a new and easy way to connect and communicate.
Google Apps for Education — CPS has adopted Google Apps for Education as a key tool for student learning. Google Apps for Education is a web-based suite of programs provided by Google for schools to use. All Google Apps services can be accessed from anywhere with an Internet connection.
Playbook — a software program created by CPS, gives students personalized “plays” to complete so that they stay on track with all of their learning objectives. It’s all online, and students can access it from anywhere.
Naviance — a software tool for career planning that helps students achieve three primary goals: Get to know themselves, explore possibilites and take action.
Rosetta Stone — Learn a New Language Online. Cincinnati Public Schools’ students, staff and parents now have Rosetta Stone, an online language-learning program, free at their fingertips.
Summer learning — Research shows that over the long summer break students can lose about one month of what they learned in classes during the school year. CPS offers programs for summer learning.
Putting our Technology Tools to Work
Our world is driven by technology. Digital devices and software add a dynamic element that keeps students interested and provide access to tools that prepare them for the future.