Seattle Public Schools

Technology Supports for Families

Student Username and Password

Username and Password Support for Students

Student Username

Your username is located on your parent or guardian’s Source account, near your photo. All student usernames begin with 1. Example:

  • Student Name: Joe Ronald Smith
  • Student Username: 1jrsmith
  • Student Email:

Some students will have numbers at the end of their username to ensure each SPS student has a unique username.

  • Example username: 1jrsmith2

Contact a teacher, your counselor, or the school librarian if:

  • you have never logged in to the SPS Student Portal
  • you need your username
  • you have forgotten your password and/or need a password reset

Student Password

If you need help, please contact your teacher, counselor, or school librarian.

Default Passwords

If this is your first time logging in, contact your school for your default password. After entering your username and default password, you will get a prompt to create a new password:

  • Grades K-4: at least 4 characters long
  • Grades 5-12: at least 7 characters long

Forget your password?

  • If you forget your current password but remember your previous password, you might be able to reset it with OneDrive (see instructions below).
  • If you do not remember any previous passwords, ask any teacher, your counselor, or school librarian for help.

Follow these steps to reset your SPS student password.

  1. Open an internet browser and go OneDrive
  2. Enter your SPS email address
    • Example email address:
  3. Click Next
  4. Enter your SPS email address again and the password created for you.
  5. Click Sign in.
    enter PW
  6. You will get a prompt to update your password. Enter the password the teacher or librarian created for you in the Old password field.
  7. In the New password field, enter the password you wish to use. Student passwords must be at least:
    • Grades K-4: at least 4 characters long
    • Grades 5-12: at least 7 characters long
  8. Type the password again in the Confirm new password field.
  9. Click the Submit button.
    update password
  10. You will return to the log in screen. Enter your SPS email address again and the password you just created.
  11. Click Sign in.

If you have trouble, contact your teacher or school librarian.

Logging in at Home

SPS Device at Home

To log in to student laptops at home, students enter their SPS username and password.

  • Username example: 1jrsmith

Personal Device at Home

To access the Student Portal, students will be logging in with Microsoft 365. Students should NOT use the Schoology APP, ALWAYS use the Clever Student Portal to log in.

If you share a computer with your family, please make sure you use different browsers. For example, if one person uses Chrome, the other person could use Firefox.

International Travel

Traveling internationally (taking a trip outside the USA)?

The Admissions Office has limited international network access for students to official school breaks, like mid-winter or spring break and only upon request. Otherwise, students are to follow the attendance policy for in-person learning.

If you would like to request international network access during an official school break, please submit your request to with your student’s name and the dates of school break.