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 10th 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: August 25, 2018, registration by July 27, 2018

Test Date: October 6, 2018, registration by September 7, 2018
Test Date: November 3, 2018, registration by October 5, 2018
Test Date: December 1, 2018, registration by November 2, 2018
Test Date: March 9, 2019, registration by February 8, 2019
Test Date: May 4, 2019, registration by April 5, 2019
Test Date: June 1, 2019, registration by May 3, 2019
*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: September 8, 2018, registration by August 10, 2018

Test Date: October 27, 2018, registration by September 28, 2018
Test Date: December 8, 2018, registration by November 2, 2018
Test Date: February 9, 2019, registration by January 11, 2019
Test Date: April 13, 2019, registration by March 8, 2019
Test Date: June 8, 2019, registration by May 3, 2019
Test Date: July 13, 2019, registration by June 14, 2019

 

Academic Advising Meetings

Tuesday, February 12th 7:00-8: 00 pm.

Wednesday, February 13th 2:30-3: 30 pm.

 

Following these meeting scholars will meet individually with an academic advisor for schedule planning.

 

Credit by Exam Dates

Thursday, October 11th, 2:00 pm

Thursday, December 6th, 2:00 pm

Thursday, March 7th, 2:00 pm

Thursday, April 4th, 2:00 pm

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

 

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.

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.