OCPS Free Mobile App

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Join the thousands of people who have downloaded the Orange County Public Schools mobile app. The OCPS app is a tool for parents, students, staff and community members to connect with the district and individual schools on multiple levels. The app aggregates news, photos, sports and social media communications. It is also a resource center for school menus, district jobs, staff contacts and calendar listings, among others.

The mobile app is hosted by Parent Link, a national provider of K12 mass communication platforms. The app affords users the option to view content into any of 69 languages and is customizable to display only what the user wants to view. Here is a description of several prominent features in the OCPS mobile app:

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News: This feature pulls every news story, including pictures, from a school’s website, Facebook page, Twitter feed or any other RSS feed. It will group together news from the district and all schools selected by a user. To watch a short video explaining this feature click HERE.

 

progress bookProgress Book: Parents and students will be able to view information about academic work, as posted by teachers. Parents can receive alerts for user-defined thresholds for low grades or missing assignments.

 

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Lunch Menus: The app delivers meal menus for all schools. It also provides calorie counts and nutritional information for each menu item.

 

 

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School Pay: Users can manage their accounts that are used to pay for a variety of school items. To watch a short video explaining this feature click HERE.

 

 

notifications1Notifications: Similar to Connect Orange, the mass notification system, this is another way to receive short and important news or updates from a school or the district. To watch a short video explaining this feature click HERE.

 

 

calendarCalendar: The calendar displays events listed on the district calendar, district performing arts calendar and as many school calendars as the user wants. It also allows the user to add events to their personal device calendar. To watch a short video explaining this feature click HERE.

 

sportsSports: Followers can see school sports event schedules, results and more. To watch a short video explaining this feature click HERE.

 

 

directoryDirectory: A list of all schools with address, website, phone and staff listings. The staff listings include title and email addresses. Users can send an email directly from the app.

 

 

SchoolFinderSchool Finder: Wherever you are, the School Finder will tell you for what elementary, middle and high school your location is zoned to attend. To watch a short video explaining this feature click HERE.

 

 

CareersOCPS Careers: This feature gives users a daily feed of district job openings. To watch a short video explaining this feature click HERE.

 

 

The OCPS app is available from the Apple and Google Play app stores. The app is free and can be downloaded searching for OCPS and looking for the logo or by using the QR code below.    

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To learn more about how the app works, click here to watch an instructional video.