Admissions Terminology

Understanding SchoolFront Admissions Terminology

Before you dive into the Online Help content about configuring and using SchoolFront admissions management functionality, it's important that you understand SchoolFront admissions terminology.

Term Definition / Description... How To Manage It In SchoolFront...
Admissions Management In SchoolFront, the term "Admissions Management" refers to the configuration (set-up) of a school's unique admissions process in the system and then the management of student admissions applications through the defined process. Click here to see a visual overview of the whole admissions management capability in SchoolFront.
Admissions Requirements

Admissions requirements include all information and artifacts used during the admissions process as well as those collected from applying students / guardians during  the process.

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Click here to see how to add your school's admissions requirements to SchoolFront.
Admissions Process Steps

Admissions steps include groupings of requirements which must be completed before the student can proceed to the next step.

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Click here to see how to create a library of admissions process steps in SchoolFront.
Admissions Programs

Admissions programs are groupings of steps placed in a specific order with requirements associated with each step.

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Click here to see how to set-up your school's unique admissions programs in SchoolFront.
Student Application

Student application is the act of a student (or someone on behalf of a student) applying to a school.

Sometimes the application process is prefaced with an inquiry from either the person applying or another party seeking information about the school, its programs / activities, and characteristics of the student body.

In SchoolFront students choose from 1 or more Admissions Programs to which to apply.

Click here to see how to use the configured system to manage student applications for admission to your school in SchoolFront.

 

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