Frequently Asked Questions: Schoology

Help for the most common questions about Schoology

What is Schoology?

Schoology  (Pronounced SKOO-luh-jee) is a learning space that enhances face-to-face and distance learning through communication, collaboration, and personalized learning.

Schoology, a learning management system (LMS), allows teachers to post assignments and other resources for their classes.

Students can access Schoology from any computer or mobile device with Internet access.

What is learning management system (LMS)?

A learning management system is an application that is used for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting, automation and delivery of:

  • educational courses
  • training programs
  • learning and development programs

Can I use Schoology on a mobile device or tablet?

Yes. The Schoology app is available for both iOS and Android devices.

How do parents and guardians access Schoology?

Why are parents and guardians using Schoology?

In Schoology, parents can:

  • View their students’ courses, classroom assignments and activities, and calendars.
  • View submitted assignments and student groups.
  • Participate in groups like Parent Teacher Associations (PTA), Boosters, etc.

Why can't I see my student’s attendance and grades in Schoology?

While some grades and feedback are visible in Schoology, ParentVue is the official student records system.

ParentVue is where you will find data including your student's

  • attendance
  • official grades
  • class schedules

Can I see work submitted by my student?

Schoology is a collaboration tool for students and teachers. Parents are able to

  • monitor course content
  • view calendars
  • view assignments
  • view student submitted work

Parents are not able to see comments from other students in the class or the feedback provided by teachers.

I forgot my password. Can I reset it?

Yes. Parents, Guardians, and Students can find the links to reset or change their password on the FCPS Password Management page.

How do I use additional features in Schoology such as setting up notifications, using the calendar etc.?

Where can I get help in using Schoology?

Where can I learn more?

Parents and Guardians


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