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Password Policy

Administrative and Instructional Staff
Your password:
  • must be at least 8 characters in length
  • can be changed once every 7 days
  • must be changed every 365 days
  • must contain at least 1 character from 3 of the following groups: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, or symbols
  • cannot be a known dictionary word or similar to one
  • cannot contain more than 4 sequential characters of your username or full name
  • must not be any of your previous 24 passwords

Middle School Students
Your password:
  • must be at least 8 characters in length
  • can be changed once every 7 days
  • must contain at least 1 letter and either a number or symbol
  • cannot be a word related to the Westport Public Schools
  • cannot contain more than 4 sequential characters of your username or full name
  • must not be any of your previous 24 passwords

High School Students
Your password:
  • must be at least 8 characters in length
  • can be changed once every 7 days
  • must be changed every 365 days
  • must contain at least 1 uppercase letter, 1 lowercase letter, and either a number or symbol
  • cannot be a word related to the Westport Public Schools
  • cannot contain more than 4 sequential characters of your username or full name
  • must not be any of your previous 24 passwords

Parents
Your password:
  • must be at least 8 characters in length
  • must not be any of your previous 24 passwords

IT Staff
Your password:
  • must be at least 8 characters in length
  • can be changed once every 7 days
  • must be changed every 122 days
  • must contain at least 1 character from 3 of the following groups: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, or symbols
  • cannot be a known dictionary word or similar to one
  • cannot contain more than 4 sequential characters of your username or full name
  • must not be any of your previous 24 passwords