12th Grade Timeline – College4 Path 

Concerning ALL students

  • Your student will receive one annual Transcript Review. in the 11th grade and another annual review in the 12th grade.
  • 9th and 10th grade students will receive their Transcript Reviews by request only. 
  • Every student should use a Planning Sheet and complete all 4 years.
  • FL college-bound students should use the FL Planning Sheet.
  • Refer to the College4 Path for course recommendations.

12th Graders

blue checkUse your student’s 11th-grade Transcript Review to plan 12th-grade courses.

blue checkWatch for your student’s 12th grade Transcript Review sometime during his/her 12th-grade year.

blue checkCompare the Transcript Review with your student’s High School Planning Sheet.

blue checkDouble check college admissions requirements and verify that your student has all required courses needed for college admissions and graduation.

blue checkMake any needed corrections ASAP.

blue checkStudents can do a 5th year if needed to meet graduation requirements or other goals. 

blue checkIf your student will be taking Dual Enrollment courses complete forms and fax to HLA. 

blue checkFill out your FAFSA form as soon as possible after October 1

TN Students

blue checkFill out TN Promise Application by November 1. (Online application available Oct 1-Nov 1)

blue checkFill out the FAFSA form beginning October 1 – January 17 of your senior year.

blue checkCollege applications are due beginning in October. 

blue checkVerify that your student has all required courses needed for college admissions.

blue checkRequest official transcripts from HLA at least 3 weeks before the deadline.

blue checkSpecify if you want the Portfolio sent with the first transcript you send. 

blue checkRequest Recommendation Letters if needed. Contact Lani. 

blue checkApply for all colleges and scholarships by the posted due date; earlier if possible.

blue checkIf you have not taken the ACT/SAT take it as soon as possible.

blue checkHLA students must get a 21 on the ACT to qualify for the TN HOPE Scholarship.

Florida Students 

blue checkFill out the Bright Futures Application after Dec. 1. 


blue checkRequest your student’s diploma once all courses are complete, and final grades are reported. 

blue checkRefer to Steps for Graduation for additional information. 

blue checkRequest Final transcripts to be sent to the college AFTER you have requested the diploma.

blue checkEnsure all courses, course titles, grades, and credits are 100% correct in Applecore.

blue checkNO revisions will be allowed once HLA has sent official transcripts.

blue checkRefer to Graduation Ceremonies for more information on ordering graduation accessories.