It's Time to Update Your Student's 2019-2020 Information Using Family File

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 8:27am


Update Your Family File Information Before School Begins!  Help us achieve a 100% completion rate before the first day of school!


Parents/Guardians may now complete Family File emergency information. Parents must verify or update information for each child, each school year. Access Family File by logging in to HCPSS Connect, selecting the Family File tab on the left and then selecting Family File. Details and resources can be found on the HCPSS website. 


Once logged in, parents/guardians will be asked to provide, update or confirm the following information:

  • Student information

  • Parent/guardian contact

  • Emergency contacts

  • Medical information

  • Arrival/dismissal procedures

  • Media release (photo approval)

  • Data confidentiality

  • PTA/PTSA directory

Changes of address may not be made through Family File. If you have recently moved, please contact Ms. Miles at 410-313-2848 as soon as possible so we can assist you.


For students who are bus riders, please note that bus numbers and routes shown in Family File may be subject to change. Please check the school and bus locator on the HCPSS website.


Resources on how to access Family File may be found online.

Parents who have forgotten their login credentials may click the “Forgot Password” link on the sign in page. If you need additional assistance, please fill out this Connect Help Form.


Parents new to the Howard County Public School System will receive a welcome email with instructions to activate an account.