Parents as Observers in Canvas
What is Canvas?
Parents as Observers within Canvas
What can Parents view in Canvas?
- Set your Notifications
- View the Dashboard
- View Assignments
- View Canvas Grades
- View the Calendar
- Communicate with the teacher
Who has access?
Parents and guardians of Deer Park ISD students can now log into Canvas using their Skyward Family Access login and password.
For information on Family Access, click here.
If you are experiencing trouble with your Family Access login or password, refer to the Skyward Family Access page. Parents should not use their child's login credentials for Canvas.
To access Canvas using a browser go to http://www.dpisd.org/canvas/ , click on the Parent/Observer link and login with your Family Access login and password. Please bookmark the Canvas login website for future access.
Access Canvas using the Canvas Parent app on a mobile device
- The Canvas Parent app is available in Google Play and the App Store for tablets and smartphones.
- Windows mobile devices will use a browser.
- Mobile Guides to the Parent mobile apps
How to Configure Text and Email Notifications
Grades in Canvas
Grades in Canvas only reflect assignments that are completed within Canvas. Skyward Family Access contains all the grades used to compute course averages. Therefore, report card averages for all students can be found in Skyward Family Access.