Create Low Average Text Alert

This topic covers how to create a low average text alert.

Parent Alerts are currently available to schools and school districts for an additional cost. If you are interested in using Parent Alerts, contact your school or district administrator to inquire if this feature may be available for your school.

  1. Select Parent Alerts from the left sidebar.

  2. Click the Create New Alert button to set up your low average texts.

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  3. In the pop-up window, enter the following information for your new parent alert:
    • Name: Enter a name for your alert.
    • Alert Type: Select Text Message from the drop-down menu.
    • Type: Select Low Average from the drop-down menu.
    • Alert Percent: Enter the percentage below which you would like alerts to be sent.
    • Frequency: Select either Weekly or Monthly from the drop-down menu.
    • Day of the Week: If Weekly, select the desired day of the week from the drop-down menu.
    • Day of the Month: If Monthly, select the desired day of the month from the drop-down menu.
    • Time of Day: Select the time (PST) that you would like the alert to be sent from the drop-down menu.
    • Contact Line: Enter a sentence describing how the parent can contact your school which will be added to the end of the alert message.

    If you are using Monthly alerts, it is recommended that you select days only up to “30” as some months do not have 31 days.

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  4. Click the green Add Parent Alert button to create your new alert.

  5. The parent will receive a text message at the designated time.  Below is an example of the low average text alert.

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