Parent and Student Digital Resources & Support
MyKaty Cloud is the location for students to begin accessing their textbooks and Katy ISD applications. URL: https://mykaty.katyisd.org/
- Instructions for MyKaty Cloud: http://www.katyisd.org/mykaty/Pages/default.aspx
- Enable WebPass - this is an important step to ensure you are authenticated to other Katy ISD applications.
- There are many library resources available to students, to see the list visit Library Resources List
Students: Go to MyKaty Cloud (see above) and search for "Knowledge Base" to be taken to a site where you can search for help articles. You can also access via this URL: https://help.katyisd.org
Password Help: Contact your teacher via email or complete the Parent Tech Help form below.
Parents: The Parent Tech Help page on the Katy ISD website contains several helpful links to apps, resources, and FAQs regarding Katy ISD and Technology. You can access this page via the following URL: http://www.katyisd.org/dept/technology/PTH/Pages/default.aspx
If you need further assistance, a link is provided on the Parent Tech Help page.
If the student does not have a device, one can be checked out to them. Click on the link below to request an appointment to come to the student's campus and pick up the device. An appointment must be requested 24 hours in advance, you will receive an email with your confirmed appointment date.
● Student Device Check-out Form
Online Platforms for Students
Teachers may use the following online platforms to deliver lessons:
● Students: Access through MyKaty
● Students: Access through MyKaty or Seesaw Class Mobile App
● Parents: seesaw.me or Seesaw Family Mobile App
Multiple students sharing one device: this help article will assist with ensuring each student is able to log into applications with their own unique profile.
Need Internet Access?
If you have at least one child receiving free or reduced price school lunches, your family may qualify for an affordable home internet service through Comcast or AT&T. For more information, check with the district website or visit the following sites:
● Internet Essentials from Comcast
● Access from AT&T
The newsletter is delivered to your email on file once a week to inform you of upcoming events and important dates. If you are not receiving the newsletter, please contact the office and make sure your current email address is on file with us.
Canvas is a learning management system (LMS) that allows teachers to provide instructional support, class calendars, assignments and resources for students in a safe online environment. For traditional face to face classes, Canvas is a integral part of sharing blended classroom instruction. All Canvas courses are developed by Katy ISD and are aligned to the Katy ISD Curriculum including the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
Below are the features available to Parents. Please note that not all courses use all features.
- Set your Notifications
- View the Dashboard
- View the course Syllabus
- View Assignments
- View Canvas Grades
- View the Calendar
- Communicate with the teacher
Learn more on how to access Canvas.
- See all the district level news feeds
- Select which school(s) you wish to follow
- View your child's grades, assignments, attendance record and cafeteria balance
- You can set up alerts for:
Any time a new message is sent
When you child's class grades drops below a certain threshold
When your child's assignment grade drops below a certain threshold
When your child's grade has been updated by the teacher
When your child's teacher has posted a new assignment
Explore the Katy ISD Parent Guide for 2019-2020.