School administrators and faculty typically use the messaging system in Infinite Campus to communicate with families about important events, reminders, school emergencies and closures, etc. Messages are delivered to your mailbox in Parent Portal and via email, text message and/or telephone, depending on the preferences you elected at registration (which you can change in the Portal).
Some people get confused about what Infinite Campus and Parent/Student Portals are and how they’re related, and it’s easy to understand why! Basically, Infinite Campus is a confidential and secure website that Denver Public Schools and DCIS use to input, update and otherwise manage all student data. Parent Portal is the way each family accesses their own students’ data in Infinite Campus. So essentially, the terms are interchangeable for your purposes. Think of it as the Infinite Campus Parent Portal.
Your Parent Portal account gives you access to the following information:
You can also do the following through the Portal:
The Parent Portal Helpline for all DPS schools is 720-423-3164.
Find out about school happenings by attending the open monthly meetings of the Collaborative School Committee (CSC)