How to Activate your Parent Portal Account: Bark for Schools


By launching the Parent Portal a district takes the crucial step of involving parents in the mission of keeping students safe on school technology, especially after hours and weekends. 

If our system detects issues like Bullying, Depression, Drugs/Alcohol, etc. on your child's student account after hours, you will receive an email alert and be able to review the issue in your Parent Portal dashboard.

Below is what your journey will look like after you've received an email invitation from your school to create your Parent Portal account.

Get Started

STEP 1: If you'd like to enroll in the free Parent Portal, click Confirm My Contact Info in the email you've received:

STEP 2: You will be taken to a page where you enter an email and create a password for your free Parent Portal account. Then, click Confirm My Info.

NOTE 1: If you're an existing Bark account-holder, you don't need to create another Bark account for Parent Portal. You can add the student account monitoring to your existing Bark account by logging in to and then clicking the Confirm My Info link in the invitation email.

NOTE 2: If you are a parent with multiple children and receive separate activation emails for each child, you do not need to create separate Parent Portal accounts. Once you've created an account with the first student/child, you can add your other children into that same account by clicking the Confirm My Info link in your invitation email for the other child(ren). For help, check out this article or reach out to us!

STEP 3: Enter your child's birth month and birth year, and click Save.

STEP 4: Now you will be able to access the dashboard for your child's student accounts, as seen in the image below. You can access the dashboard from any web browser or via the Bark parent app on iOS and Android


STEP 5: If you've received invitation emails for your other children, follow these steps to add them to your newly created Parent Portal account.


Need additional help?

We have an incredible team behind the scenes here at Bark. For technical questions, we can be reached here. Our team is happy to help!