Information about student computer programs can be found under the Parent Resources tab and under the student portal of the main Katy ISD webpage. Students will need their username and password. Please contact your child's teacher or either of the instructional coaches for assistance with these programs.
Username: Katy ISD Student ID number (i.e. z1234567) (ask teacher)
Password: Student unique password of 4 letters and 4 numbers, starts with kt (ask teacher)
Parents may contact iStation Customer Support or Imagine Math (formerly Think Through Math) Customer Support directly or contact Jackie Belmarez, Math and Science Instructional Coach, through email or at (281) 237-8563.
iStation Home Access
iStation is an adaptive reading program that is provided by Katy ISD for students in kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades. It is provided free by the state of Texas for students in grades 3, 4, and 5. Click on the icon below to take you to the i-Station instructions page at https://www.istation.com/Support#download
A free app is available at the App Store. Download the app, then enter the default domain as res.katy.tx.
Imagine Math (formerly Think through Math)
Imagine Math (formerly Think through Math) is an adaptive online learning program that deepens students' understanding of critical math concepts and problem-solving skills. It is provided by the state of Texas for free for all students in grades 3, 4, and 5 who attend Texas public schools. Students may access TTM through MyKaty Cloud using their Katy ISD ID and password. If there are issues with logging into the program, students may also login directly to www.thinkthroughmath.com using their username and password set by Imagine Math (not the Katy Cloud one). This username begins with "ktstu". Students may get this username and password from their math teacher.
Login through Katy Cloud:
- Username: Katy ISD Student ID number (i.e. z1234567)
- Password: Student unique password of 4 letters and 4 numbers, starts with kt (ask teacher)
Students are encouraged to access the free online tutorial support through a "learning coach" who is a state-certified teacher. This support is available in English and Spanish by clicking on the "learning coach" avatar:
Students will need headphones to listen to the program and scratch paper to take notes and show their work. Students should not use the online calculator as a tool unless this accommodation is allowed by the student.
Monday- Thursday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fridays 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturdays 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sundays 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
FASTH MATH for Basic Facts Practice
Students in grades 1st - 5th may practice their basic math facts daily up to twice a day using the online program, FasttMath, by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Students login through Katy Cloud. They will need headphones to listen to the program. Students are encouraged to use the number pad on the right side of the keyboard to enter their answers since fluency is timed by the program.
Student RESPECT Shirts
Students at Rhoads Elementary show their school spirit every Monday by wearing their grade level RESPECT shirts. Each grade level has a specific color t-shirt they wear, however, the message on all shirts is clear:
R - Rhoads
E - Elementary
S - Students
P - Promote
E - Excellence,
C - Citizenship, and
T - Teamwork
On Wednesdays, we are encouraged to wear college T-shirts; and on Fridays, we all wear Rhoads spirit shirts which are sold by PTA.