Katy ISD Mobile Application Information

  • How to Download the App

    Watch a Video Tutorial:  How to Download the App

    • Go to the App Store for Apple devices (iPhone/iPad) or the Google Play Store for Android devices.
    • In the search field, type in “Katy ISD”.
    • Tap to select the app when it appears in the search field.
    • Click the “Get” or “Install” button.
    • Follow your device’s on-screen instructions in order to proceed with installing the app.
    • Once the installation is complete, tap the “Open” button. The app icon will also be available for you to select from on your mobile device screen.

    How to Customize Your News and Calendar Feeds

    Watch a Video Tutorial:  News and Calendar information for the Katy ISD App help

    • Select the News icon
    • By default, you will see all the district level news feeds.
    • For Apple devices, select the "Wheel" in the top right-hand corner; for Android devices, select the "Slider" in the top right-hand corner.
    • Select which school(s) you wish to follow
    • Choose which type of news you want to follow
    • Select "Back" and then "Done"
    • Now your customized selection will be displayed in your News Section.
    • Select the Calendar icon
    • For Apple devices, select the "Wheel" in the top right-hand corner-for Android devices, select the "Slider" in the top right-hand corner.
    • Select which school(s) you wish to follow
    • Select "Done"
    • Your App is now customized

    View Grades, Assignments, Attendance, Lunch Balance

    • The Katy ISD App allows you to view your child's grades, assignments, attendance record and cafeteria balance.
    • The grades and assignments are pulled from the Home Access Center. If your child's grades are not displayed in the HAC they will not show on the app either.
    • Select the Student Info icon
    • You will need to enter your Home Access Center login ID and password. If you don't know your HAC information, you can contact your child’s campus registrar. For difficulty logging into the Katy OnTheGo app, you can also email KatyOnTheGo@katyisd.org.
    • Once you are logged in, you will see your child's picture displayed.
    • Click on your child's picture
    • To view grades, click on "Classes". You will see the grades on the right-hand side.
    • To view specific assignments and grades for those assignments, select a class
    • Enjoy the app

    Set up Notifications

    Watch a Video Tutorial: How to Setup Notifications

    • Open the App
    • Swipe the screen to the second page and select "Notifications"
    • You will see "Academic Alerts"
    • Your "Inbox" contains any messages you have received through our Blackboard Communication System.
    • Alerts are push notifications that pop-up on your mobile device.
    • To set an alert for Apple devices, select the "Wheel" in the top right-hand corner; for Android devices, select the "Slider" in the top right-hand corner.
    • You can set up alerts for:
    • Any time a new message is sent
    • When your child's class grades drop 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
    • To set a threshold, select an alert topic.
    • Change "Off" to "On"
    • Then pick your threshold