Parents are, after all, a child’s first and most
essential teachers. The greatest milestones in learning
occur not in the classroom, but in the home.
Ernest L. Boyer
Title I Annual Parent Meeting - "Learn About Title I Program" - October 1, 2013
Parent Information and
Instructions to accessing Destiny and Parent Resource List (English, Spanish and Creole):
1. Go to www.andover.dadeschools.net/andover
2. Click Media Center Page
3. On the Destiny web page click on the "Login" button on the top right hand corner of the page. Students can log on with their Student Id.# for both User Name and Password. MDCPS Employees may log on using their Employee ID# and P-Synch password.
4. Once logged in, click on the MY INFO tab.
5. Click on Resources List (from column on the left side of screen)
6. Click on Public Lists tab
7. Click on Parent Resource List
PAC and DAC NEWS!
Parent Website Resource
Miami-Dade County Council of PTAs/PTSAs (MDCC) is a constituent association of the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA), the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation. We are a registered 501(c)3, chartered by Florida PTA in 1923. With 230 active units and 58,000 members, MDCC is the largest County Council in the state of Florida. Our purpose is to strengthen and unify the local unit PTAs/PTSAs in Miami-Dade County. Additionaly, we develop community leaders and engage in community service projects. Please take the time to explore our site.
Accessing Your Child's Grades
Want to keep track of your child's school grades and attendance? Now it's easy, through the use of Parent Portal. Please follow the following steps to access Parent Portal.
1. Obtain your Parent Pin Number by visiting our Student Services office and requesting a copy of your child's Parent Information Screen. (An ID picture is required to obtain this information.)
2. Next go online to www.dadeschools.net and click on the "Parents" tab and click "Login to Portal". In order to achieve a better understanding of the registration process for Parent Portal parents do have the option to view a brief tutorial video.
Parents/Guardians that do not have Internet access, can obtain their child's grades and attendance via the telephone, by calling the Automated Gradebook System at (305) 995-1234.
To access the Automated Gradebook System, Parents/Guardians must obtain the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Pin number. In order to obtain an IVR Pin number please visit our Student Service Office and request your a copy of your child's Parent Information Screen. An ID picture is required to obtain this information.
If a parent has forgotten the parent account number or password, he or she may retrieve the account number or request a password reset from the Dadeschools.net Parent Page by clicking the "Forgot Username/Password" link below the Parent Portal login button at http://www.dadeschools.net/parents/asp
Parent E-mail Alerts
Parents and students can use the Parent Internet Viewer (PIV) to have automated grade and attendance alerts sent directly to an email address of their choice.
For more information on how to access and registrar for Parent E-mail Alerts please view the reference guide: Parent/Student Email Alerts Registration Guide
Please view our
"Student" web page to access MDCPS Student
Portal/Collaboration Site Reference Guide (upper left
School Hours: 9:10 AM - 3:50 PM
Code of Student Conduct:
Schedule for Interim Progress Reports and Report Card Distribution
Distribution of Interim Progress Report Schedule
Grading Period 1...............September 20, 2013
Grading Period 2...............December 3, 2013
Grading Period 3...............February 19, 2014
Grading Period 4...............May 1, 2014
Distribution of Report Cards
Grading Period 1...............November 15, 2013
Grading Period 2...............February 7, 2014
Grading Period 3...............April 17, 2014
Grading Period 4...............June 27, 2017 (Please submit a self-addressed envelope to Student Services and continue visiting our website to obtain an exact date for availability of Report Cards at our school site. As a friendly reminder an ID picture is required.)
ID Pictures Procedures:
New students to Andover Middle School must submit their name to their grade level Team Leader.
Students who were absent or did not receive an ID badge are to submit their name to their grade level Team Leader
Students who have lost, damaged, or misplaced their ID badge can obtain a replacement ID badge for a fee of two dollars for the ID badge ($2.00) and one dollar ($1.00) for the lanyard. Students who wish to purchase a replacement ID may do so Tuesday and Thursday at the ticket window (see Ms. Edgecombe) located on the outside of the Administration building between the hours of 7:45 a.m. thru 8:45 a.m. Students who purchase a replacement ID will be receiving their new replacement ID picture the end of the week.
*Please note ID pictures WILL NOT be taken on the day of a planned school activity and/or field trip.