Please complete the items listed below in each step BEFORE THE BACK TO SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE:
STEP 1: Download the APEX Family Handbook and review it with your family
STEP 2: Complete the following online forms
Tell Us About your Child (Optional)
STEP 3: Print the following form and drop it off at your site on Orientation Day
Emergency Pick-Up and Health Form - one per student, must be completed each year
NOTE - Please only include health conditions that would affect your child AT APEX. Examples of things NOT to include: "allergic to penicillin", "allergic to horses", "takes Zyrtec in the morning at home for seasonal allergies " etc. Examples of things TO include: asthma, diabetes, food allergies, seizures, recurring health problems, etc.
STEP 4: Sign up for ITBS Testing (OPTIONAL) will begin September 15th.
All you need to do to sign up for Iowa Testing is pay the fee on RevTrack in step 5 below. The fee will be listed as "optional" for all students in grades 3-8 (Please Note - ITBS testing is NOT available to students in grade K-2 or 9-12. We were unable to offer the optional fee to only specific grades so all students will see it but ITBS testing is only available to grades 3-8. Students in Grades K-2 and 9-12 will not be eligible to test so please ignore the fee if it shows up on your account.)
To sign your student up, simply pay the optional fee and you are done! If you do not wish to sign your student up, leave the fee blank. Students registering to test after the December 1st deadline will be assessed an additional $10 late fee.
HIGH SCHOOL TESTING:
APEX offers free PSAT 8/9 (April 10, 2019), PSAT10 (April 10, 2019), PSAT/NMSQT(October 10, 2018), and SAT(April 9, 2019) testing for the following grades. Students do NOT need to sign up for these tests now. Testing location TBD.
- 9th grade students are encouraged to take the PSAT 8/9
- 10th grade students are encouraged to take the PSAT10
- 11th grade students are encouraged to take the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT
- ITBS testing is not available for seniors
STEP 5: Pay your student fees - all fees due by September 30th! Fees will be applied on September 15th. No need to pay them now.
NOTE about student fees - APEX provides fee assistance for those families that qualify for free or reduced lunch. We are also more than happy to arrange a payment plan for you if needed. Contact the Program Director or your Site Assistant for more information. Fees can also be paid by cash or check at your APEX site starting on the first day of school
NOTE for new families - you will need to activate your Infinite Campus Portal account before you will be able to log in and pay student fees. A portal activation key will be sent to you by email. You will also need to create an account on RevTrack.
STEP 6: Sign up for volunteer duties
Click HERE for volunteer Sign up for all sites
STEP 7: Purchase your community school supplies and bring them on the first day of classes at your site
Student Supply List - All APEX Sites