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
English Language Learners
Families with English Language Learners (ELL) — CPS ELL Resources
Contact Teachers — Every teacher has a phone in his or her room, an email address and many have their own web pages. The best time to reach teachers directly by phone is after 2:30 p.m. During the day, from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., any phone call to the teacher's room will go directly to his or her voice mail. Any urgent calls must be placed to the office, 363-2900, the office staff will then connect you to the teacher or deliver any message.
Report Cards — Check for both Midterm and final Report Cards. See CPS Calendar for dates.
Parent / Teacher Conferences — Check for dates on our website's upcoming events section or our school calendar. Watch for a conference sign up sheet from your student's teacher or contact the teacher to make an appointment.
Parent Resource Center — Open 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. We welcome parents to visit and use the information and technology resources provided for parents while visiting at John P. Parker School. It is located to the right of the library.
Scholastic's Study Jam — Online Resources to help your student: 3-8th grades.
- 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.
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.