Clever Access for Home

  • This guide will show you how to access Clever from your computer, smartphone, or tablet. DPSCD students have a number of online learning tools available to help them succeed in and out of the classroom. Most of these tools can be accessed through Clever, which is the platform students use to access learning applications like i-Ready, MyOn, and Teams.

    The District’s preferred browser for accessing Clever is Chrome. Accessing Clever through Chrome will optimize your child’s experience. Chrome can be downloaded to your computer, smartphone, or tablet for free at

    Video Instructions


    Step-by-Step Instructions

    Step 1: Get Your Child’s Username and Password

    All DPSCD students have a unique username and password to access Clever. The password consists of a combination of the student’s name, birthday, and gender.

    Example: If Aretha Franklin is a DPSCD student with a student ID of 018765 and her birthday is March 25, 1998, her username would be and her password would be Af039802.

    Image of password configuration

    Step 2: Now, let’s get you logged in!

    In your browser bar type and click Enter.

    Screenshot of address bar in Chrome

    Step 3: Go to the Clever homepage

    You will be directed to the Clever home page where you will select “Log in as student” on the upper right-hand corner of your computer screen.

    Screenshot of Clever Login for students

    Step 4: Go to the Student login page

    The Clever website will direct you to the student login page. In the login box, you will type in your student’s school name, until the school’s name shows up. Select it. Next, select “Log in with Active Directory.”

    Screenshots of Clever Log in screens

    Step 5: Go to the Sign-in page

    On the sign-in page, enter the student’s email and click “Next”. Enter your student’s password and click “Sign In.” Be sure to click forgot password, if you can remember the password.

    Screenshot of district login

    Step 6: Go to the Clever portal

    Your child’s Clever portal should look something like this. The applications vary by grade level.

    Screenshot of apps in Clever  

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  • Learning Apps

    Khan Academy - Independent practice and guided learning for K-12 Mathematics and Literacy; 9-12 Science and Social Studies, AP, and SAT

    MyOn - Large library of online books with built-in reading supports.

    i-Ready - Independent practice for K-8 Mathematics and Literacy. NOTE: i-Ready, an application within Clever, is not compatible with smartphones or tablets and requires a computer.

    LearnZillion - Online access to EL Education Literacy materials.

    Microsoft Teams - Platform for online learning. Communicate with your teacher via chat, video, or phone, turn in assignments, and get feedback.

    Studies Weekly - Weekly newspapers about science and social studies. 

    DBQ Online - Document-Based Questions for high school social studies.

    Imagine Learning - Online learning platform for ELA and Math, includes programming for Spanish speaking students.