High School and Beyond Plan

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To graduate from high school, the State of WA requires all students develop a High School and Beyond Plan that represents what students learned about their skills, interests and goals for post high school. The Olympia School District has partnered with Naviance to help students develop such a plan from middle school throughout high school. 



How to Log In & Features for OSD students

Student Login to Naviance: Single Sign-in through OSD portal, OSD Google Drive 


SENIORS: Seniors will be able to manage requests for Letters of Recommendation & Transcripts through Naviance, materials are submitted as e-docs, through Parchment, this provides a single organized platform for all student applications for post high school programs.  

  • Counselors are AUTO-NOTIFIED when you place schools on your "Im Applying To" List. 
  • Teacher Recommenders must have SPECIFIC schools SELECTED - DO NOT request ALL APPLICATIONS when requesting letters of recommendation! 
  • Be sure your DEADLINES are correct in Naviance.  If not, provide teacher and counselor with correct deadline (counselor can override date in system)


PARENTS: Parents will be provided a registration code from the College and Career Readiness Specialist to view and track their student's plan, only "view not do".  This registration code will be provided to parents via email as these lessons are launched by grade level. See timeline for launch below:  


Parent Naviance Registration Information Release Dates: 

*Emailed information on "How To" access a view of your students Naviance account

Senior Parents on/before Oct 2nd 

Junior Parents on/before Nov 20th 

Sophomore Parents on/before Dec 1

Freshman Parents on/before Dec 1


More information here:  Naviance Webpage 


High School & Beyond Plan Completion through >>> NAVIANCE

In order for seniors to “walk” at graduation and receive their diploma they must successfully complete their High School and Beyond Plan by March 1st. The finalization of each students' plans will be evaluated by the HSBP Coordinator & Counseling Team to determine if they meet the High School and Beyond Plan graduation requirements. Those who do not meet standard will be contacted to make adjustments until this standard is met.


OHS Completion Requirements - 10/2020 being updated to match NEW HSBP platform Naviance 

Class of 2021Lessons through Senior Social Studies  - Must be completed by March 1, 2021 Class of 2022 Lessons through Junior English


LINK TO > Fall Lesson Nov 2020

  • Slideshow of Lesson, Completion Information, Instructions, Supplemental Handouts 
Class of 2023Lessons through Sophomore World Studies 
Class of 2024 Lessons though Freshman PE/Health  Class of 2025

Lessons provided through 8th grade Social Studies in Spring 


*if your student is not enrolled in a grade level course listed above please contact your counselor to be scheduled to attend these group presentations

Running Start & NMSC students (junior-seniors) requirement updates will be provided through assigned Homeroom 2020,

*Students in Special Services program will be provided supplemental lessons through coordinating with student case manager.
External Resources on Resumes & Cover Letters: 


From the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Graduation Requirements 


Complete a High School and Beyond Plan

To graduate from high school, all students must develop a High School and Beyond Plan on how they will meet the high school graduation requirements and what they will do following high school. A student’s plan, which starts in middle school and is revised as he/she moves forward, should include the classes need to prepare for a postsecondary pathway, such as a two-year or four-year college, technical college, apprenticeship program, certificate program, the workforce or military training. (ESHB 2224)

Required elements of the High School and Beyond Plan, at a minimum, are:

  • Begins in 7th or 8th grade,

  • Identification of career goals based on a career interest and skills inventory or assessment,

  • Identification of educational goals,

  • A four-year course plan that fulfills graduation requirements and aligns with career and educational goals,

  • And a resume or activity log by the end of twelfth grade that provides a written compilation of student’s education, any work experience, and any community service and how the school district has recognized the community service pursuant to RCW 28A.320.193.


The High School & Beyond Plan must be updated to reflect high school assessment results in RCW 28A.655.070(3)(b) and to review transcripts, assess progress toward identified goals, and revised as necessary for changing interests, goals and needs. The plan must identify available interventions and academic support, courses, or both, that are designed for students who have not met the high school graduation standard, to enable them to meet the standard.

A school district must update the High School and Beyond Plan for each student who has not earned a score of level 3 on the middle school mathematics assessment identified in RCW 28A.655.070 by ninth grade, to ensure that the student takes a mathematics course in both ninth and tenth grades. This course may include career and technical equivalencies in mathematics adapted pursuant to RCW 28A.230.097.

A student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP) or 8th graders who need to complete a Student Learning Plan before high school, may use these plans to support but not replace their High School and Beyond Plan.

School districts are encouraged to involve parents and guardians in the process of developing and updating the High School and Beyond Plan. (ESHB 2224[2017] and E2SSB 6552[2014])

Questions about guidelines should be directed to the high school or school district office.



Each school district determines the guidelines to meet requirements for the High School and Beyond Plan.

Requirements to Earn a High School Diploma