Ume Preparatory Academy

High School Academic Advising

 

UME Prep offers a college preparatory graduation plan that meets the state requirements for the Foundation Plan with several endorsement options and Distinguished Level of Achievement. The UME Prep courses we offer to our scholars have been chosen to reflect our commitment to providing a college preparatory curriculum that exceeds state standards for graduation.

 

PSAT

UME will host the PSAT on Wednesday, October 11th for our 10th and 11th grade students. Eleventh grade is the year that PSAT scores are used for National Merit Scholarship decisions. The PSAT is also one of the tests students can use to show college readiness for enrollment in Dual Credit courses.

 

SAT/ACT

Current 11th graders should register to take the SAT and ACT at the following sites:

www.sat.org/register

www.actstudent.org

 

Please see below for upcoming test dates and the registration deadlines:

 

SAT DATES

Test Date: October 7 2017, registration by September 8, 2017
Test Date: November 4, 2017, registration by October 5, 2017
Test Date: December 2, 2017, registration by November 2, 2017
Test Date: March 10, 2018, registration by February 9, 2018
Test Date: May 5, 2018, registration by April 6, 2018
Test Date: June 2, 2018, registration by May 3, 2018
*Find out if the schools to which you are applying require that you also take subject tests. If so,
these will need to be scheduled in addition to the standard SAT test.

 

ACT DATES

Test Date: October 28, 2017, registration by September 22, 2017
Test Date: December 9, 2017, registration by November 3, 2017
Test Date: February 10, 2018, registration by January 12, 2018
Test Date: April 14, 2018, registration by March 9, 2018
Test Date: June 9, 2018, registration by May 4, 2018
Test Date: July 14, 2018, registration by June 15, 2018

 

Academic Advising Meetings

Academic Advising meetings will be scheduled during the spring semester.

 

Credit by Exam Dates

Thursday, October 19th, 2:00 pm

Thursday, December 7th, 2:00 pm

Thursday, March 8th, 2:00 pm

Thursday, April 19th, 2:00 pm

*Please review the student handbook for information about CBE, and contact celeste.sarpalius@umeprep.org to set up an exam.

 

Graduation Planning

UME Prep currently offers dual credit courses in History, English, and Math beginning at the junior level.  Psychology and Sociology dual credit courses are also offered. Please contact your academic advisor to set up a meeting regarding course scheduling and graduation planning.  Current 8th & 9th grade students should contact nancy.cowan@uepreprep.org Current 10th & 11th grade students should contact celeste.sarpalius@umeprep.org

 

 

Personal Graduation Plans

UME Prep offers students several endorsement options: STEM, Arts and Humanities, and Multidisciplinary. Please see the personal graduation plans below for the pathway to these endorsements.

Honors Program

Scholars may apply to be in the honors program by filling out the application below, meeting the grade requirements, and gaining the necessary teacher recommendations.  The honors courses at UME are embedded in the regular classroom in the core subjects for grades 9-12.