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 a 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.



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.



Current 11th grade students should register, check dates, locations, and deadlines at the following siteswww.sat.org/register  www.actstudent.org


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Academic Advising Meetings


Credit by Exam Dates


Tuesday, September 19, 2022

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Please review the student handbook for information about CBE and contact [email protected] to schedule an exam.


Dual Credit

UME Prep provides scholars the opportunity to take dual credit courses in several subject areas. Please contact Celeste Sarpalius for information about applying to take dual credit courses at UME. [email protected]



Graduation Planning

Our academic advisors help scholars with a personal graduation plan and course selections. The following documents provide information essential to the process.

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.

Scholars may apply to the honors program by requesting honors courses through the academic advising department, meeting the grade requirement, having a teacher recommendation, and meeting standardized test score requirements.  Please contact [email protected] or [email protected] to find out more if you are new to UME.