Digital Devices

OCPS Academic Center for Excellence is a LaunchEd School

Every student is issued a laptop and charger that they must carry back-and-forth to school each day. To view the district's Family Technology Handbook, LaunchED Handbook LaunchED Handbook. You can access the handbook in additional languages.

For the 2020-2021 school year two additional resources were added to Launchpad; Public Portal and the Parent Portal. Information about each is highlighted below.

Parent Portal

The LaunchPad Parent Portal site will provide automated access to different OCPS systems that parents and guardians will utilize such as Canvas and Skyward Parent Access. The registration process for LaunchPad uses the mobile phone number or email address that is on file with the school in our student information system. To register for an account, parents and guardians will go to

Once registered, parents and guardians will visit to login and access their account.  When information is added or updated in Skyward, it will take 24-48 hours to active parent registration in the Parent Portal.

Public Portal

OCPS Academic Center for Excellence also has a public portal that shows the apps we currently use in OCPS through LaunchPad. It shares basic information about each product and is accessible without a login. To access the public portal go to:

Device Fines & Library Fines

Device fines for damaged/lost laptops and chargers must be paid by cash to the school. Credit card payments can only be made online via

For steps on setting up an account, click here

Library and textbook fines must be paid by cash to the school. Credit card payments can be made online via  Be sure to email Ms. Sermons, Media Specialist at [email protected] 
regarding current fines.