Once federal ethnicity and race is set up, as well as scheduling/reporting ethnicity, you can then import or manually enter teacher ethnicity and race data.
Import Staff Races
During the initial setup of federal race and ethnicity, use the Quick Import function to transfer staff member race codes into the PowerSchool Teacher Races table. The import file must include the following columns: RaceCd and TeacherID. The TeacherID value is located in the ID field in the Teachers table. General information is available on the Quick Import topic. Refer to your state-specific PowerSchool in-app help for recommended setup of federal race and ethnicity settings.
When importing federal ethnicity and race settings and data into PowerSchool, it is important to perform the imports in the following order: Federal Race Categories, Race Codes, Student Races, and then Teacher Races.
Enter Ethnicity and Race Information for a Group of Staff Members
During the initial setup of federal race and ethnicity, use the Set Staff Field Value function to assign a reporting ethnicity to a group of staff members.
Enter Ethnicity and Race Information for a Staff Member
Information that appears in this section may vary based on your configuration. Detailed information is available on the following help topics: Scheduling/Reporting Ethnicity Codes, Federal Race Categories, and District Race Codes.
Use the following procedure to enter ethnicity and race information for the selected staff member.
- On the start page, search for and select a staff member.
- Click Edit Information.
Edit or select information in the fields.
- Click Submit.