How do I create a Tableau account?

During the school year, we will post all School Dashboards on  Each school will be linked to one Tableau account.  To set up the account, a leader from your school will need to go through the following steps to create an account with Tableau, a data visualization tool.  Because the process can take up to 7 business days, we encourage schools to start the process as soon as possible to ensure that their schools' accounts are setup for the start of school.

Creating a Tableau Username

First, you will need to create a Tableau Username on the Platform.  Once you are logged onto, click the Setup button on the left menu bar.


Next, click the School button.


Finally, input an email address that you would like to use as your school's username for Tableau.  Remember to click at the bottom of this section.

Note:  This email address must be associated with your school's domain.  Due to student privacy limitations, you can not use a personal email (i.e. or


Creating a Tableau Password

Within 7 business days, you will receive an email from Tableau ( with the subject line You've Been Invited to Tableau Online.  Open the email and click on the Sign In button.  You will then be directed to a page that will walk you through how to create a Tableau password.  Note: Sometimes this email gets filtered to the Spam folder.  If after 7 business days you have not received an email, please contact us.

Just a reminder, we encourage you to use a password that you are willing to share with your team. 


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