CLS First Quarter Grade Reports Available Through the Parent Portal on Tuesday, Nov 25

The first quarter of the 2014-15 school year has come to an end, and with it the arrival of the First Quarter Progress Reports/Report Cards.  Again this quarter, the Rhinebeck Central School District is providing Chancellor Livingston parents with the benefit of password-protected on-line access to their students’ academic reports in SchoolTool, our student information database.


The District is making this available in an effort to improve communications about student achievement, as well as to save taxpayer money on paper and postage and to make better use of our clerical resources.


In order to access the SchoolTool “parent portal” to be able to view a child’s Progress Report (in grades K and 1) and Report Card (in grades 2-5) for the 2014-15 school year, parents should follow the attached instructions.  In addition, there is also a “screen-shot” resource on the District website ( - click on the link titled “Academics” across the top, then “SchoolTool Parent Portal” in the drop-down menu).


Parents must use the primary e-mail address that they have on file with the Rhinebeck Central School District.  This will enable them to log in to SchoolTool for the first time and to set their own 8+ digit password for future access. 


The parent portal will be open and available to CLS parents on Tuesday, November 25th. Please note that this is a different date than the portal opening for BMS/RHS.


 If parents have any questions or problems using SchoolTool, they should contact Principal Brett King, by telephone or e-mail ([email protected]) so they can be connected with the necessary assistance. 


 As we complete the transition for CLS parents to access electronic quarterly grade reporting started in June of 2014, we will no longerbe sending home a hard copy of your child’s Report Card with the students (unless you had formally requested us to do so last year,or, as a new Kindergarten Parent, you request us to do so in the coming weeks).


 Finally, thank you in advance for your cooperation in transitioning to a quicker, more efficient, and less expensive means of communicating with you about your child’s academic progress.  We look forward to parents sharing their thoughts with us about this initiative.    


845.871.5520 - District
845.871.5520 ext. 5527 - Transportation
845.871.5570 ext. 6560 - Registration
845.871.5570 ext. 6551 - Special Education
845.871.5570 ext. 6560 - Curriculum & Instruction


Mailing: P.O. Box 351, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Physical: 45 N. Park Rd., Rhinebeck, NY 12572


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845.871.5500 - Bulkeley Middle School
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