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The Sioux City Community School District uses Canvas as its web-based student information system for students in grades 6-12. The service allows students and parents/guardians to access academic information. 

Any parent/guardian with a child enrolled in the Sioux City Community School District (grades 6-12) will be given an account to access information for the student(s) the parent holds legal guardianship of. Each parent/guardian will have a unique account. 

Information is available to students and parents within the portal: 

  • View assignment descriptions and due dates 
  • Set reminders for assignments 
  • View assignment grades 
  • View course grades 
  • Set grade alerts 
  • View course announcements 

Canvas Commonly Asked Questions 

How do I sign up for a Canvas account as a parent? 

How do I link a student to my user account as an observer in Canvas? 

How do I generate a pairing code for an observer as a student? 

I am signed up for Canvas, but how to do I use it? 

How do I check my child’s grades? 

What assignments does my child need to complete and what assignments are due soon? 

How do I set my Canvas notification preferences as an observer? 

Is there a mobile app to access Canvas on the go? 

Yes, Canvas App is available for download for your iPad, iPhone, iPod and Android devices: 

  1. Launch the Campus App, select Settings, choose “Sioux City Community School DIstrict” for the district, and “Iowa” for the state. 
  1. Sioux City School’s Canvas URL (needed for app): 
  1. Enter your Campus Portal Username and Password. 
  1. Select “Log In / Sign In” 
  1. View additional details about the Canvas App.

Forgot your username/password? Additional Questions? 

Please contact your child’s school administration office.