Steps for Background Check

Issues with ParentSquare? Contact John Karstetter, 972-968-5646,

CFBISD requires annual background checks for the safety of our students and staff.
Background checks will begin in August, 2023 for volunteer eligibility to volunteer during the 2023-2024 school year.

Parents/Guardians can complete the background check now in ParentSquare

  1. Login to your ParentSquare Account
  2. Expand "Participate" on the navigation menu
  3. Select "Background Check" and complete application
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Error messages may indicate that a data field is incomplete. Please thoroughly review all answers for best results. 

Community members without a ParentSquare account

  1. Create a ParentSquare Account
    -Follow the prompts to create your account by providing your preferred email and cell number.

     “Account Confirmed” will appear on your screen
    -Once in your ParentSquare Account, click on “Participate” on the menu.
    A specific school must be selected from the dropdown school options to view "Participate"

  2. Expand "Participate" on the navigation menu
  3. Select "Background Check" and complete application.

Background check verification will be sent to your email from Parent Square. Please allow 5-7 working days for processing.

Helpful Tips:

  1. You must select a school from the dropdown options to view “Participate”

  2. The background check option is not available if a background check has been conducted this school year.

  3. The background check verification email will come from Parent Square.

  4. If the “submit” button will not activate at the end of the background check form, please verify that all fields are completed.