12th Grade Post-Secondary Planning


Fall

  • Check your graduation requirements on Skyward and Naviance.
  • Check your status for BF including Gold Seal(vocational).
  • Sign up  for REMIND text notifications text @psl2020 to 81010
  • Sign into Naviance weekly to complete any assigned task, check for upcoming college visits, scholarships, notifications etc.
  • Sign up for SAT, ACT, and/or ASVAB(for students interested in military)
  • Apply for FAFSA in October! Requirement for federal and state grants, loans, and BF.
  • Apply for scholarships. Scholarships can be found in Naviance, student email, and fastweb.com. Apply for at least 2 scholarships a week.
  • Utilize tools in Naviance to assist in making post-secondary education decisions (StengthsExplorer, Do What You Are, MI Advantage, Career Cluster Finder, and if you are going to college the SuperMatch College Search).
  • Attend Career and College Fairs.
  • If you are interested in going straight into the workforce, sign up for State of the Jobs field trip via Naviance.
  • If you want to attend college, use Naviance to research their application deadlines, admission requirements, and apply directly to the institution or Common App if they accept it.
  • Adhere to all application deadlines.
  • Make sure all community service hours are turned into JAG services monthly to meet BF requirements.
  • Complete SLPS Free/Reduced Online Meal Application to see if you qualify for 2 SAT/ACT fee waivers.

Winter

  • Check graduation requirements via Skyward and GPA.
  • Make sure to check college application status and beat deadlines.
  • Want to explore colleges with on site scholarship opportunities? Sign up for Historically Black & Hispanic College Fair(HBCU) field trip via Naviance.
  • Apply for State for Florida Financial Aid 12/1. One application for Bright Futures and other State of Florida Scholarships.
  • Continue to check school email. The St. Lucie Education Foundation Scholarships will be released soon.
  • Finish your senior year strong, admissions can be rescinded.

Spring

  • Continue to apply for scholarships.
  • Check Bright Futures requirements, if you meet the GPA and classes requirement but not the test score requirements, sign up for the next SAT/ACT.
  • Complete Graduation Survey in Naviance.
  • Students entering the military need to finalize plans and sign papers with the military recruiter.
  • Students attending college need to select the post-secondary institution they will be attending and request final transcript via Naviance. You need to follow up by contacting their office of admissions, financial aid, etc.  Make sure to meet their deadlines.