Troy Elementary School

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The role of the school counselor is to help all students in the areas of academic achievement, personal development, and educational and career exploration. The counselor assists students are parents with graduation requirements, class registration, college and scholarship applications.
Testing Colleges & Universities
Financial Aid Scholarships
Senior Year Planning Calendar

Testing

ISAT
Idaho Standard Achievement Test
Tests areas of reading, math, and language usage; proficiency required for graduation from Idaho public high schools
PSAT
Preliminary SAT
Measures critical reading skills, math problem-solving skills, and writing skills; usually taken as a junior; alsoNational Merit Scholarship qualifying test.
ACT
American College Tests
Troy school code: 130630
College entrance exam used by most Idaho colleges and universities; tests areas of English, math, reading, and science.
SAT
Scholastic Assessment Tests
Troy school code: 130630
College entrance exam primary used in some states (besides Idaho); tests areas of critical reading, math, and writing.
COMPASS
Computer-adaptive College Placement Tests
College placement tests in reading, writing, and math; accepted by colleges and universities to place students in appropriate classes.
CLEP 
College-Level Exam Program
Subject area exams that give students the opportunity to receive college credit.

Colleges & Universities

Did you know...a report in 2006 found that statewide, only 26% of Idaho students are going to college. In 2007, about 79% of THS's graduating seniors started college in the fall as did about 73% of the class of 2008.

College Search Search for colleges and universities based on majors, size, location, etc.
Idaho Colleges & Universities Links to all Idaho colleges and universities.

Financial Aid

www.finaid.org Guide to all types of financial aid — loans, grants, scholarships, etc.
www.fafsa.ed.gov Federal Student Aid site — apply online
wue.wiche.edu Western Undergraduate Exchange — western schools that participate in program that allows students from participating states to attend for less than non-resident tuition

Scholarships

Ramsdale Scholarship Scholarship available to all Troy High School graduates to continue their education.
Doug & Edna Kelly Scholarship Selective scholarship for Troy High School graduates who have completed one or more years of college.
Scholarships List of scholarship information from counselor.

 

101 Trojan Drive    Troy Idaho 83871
Ph: 208-835-2361    Fax: 208-835-2441
Brad Malm, Principal    bmalm@troysd287.org