Back-to-School Forms and Fees

Back-to-School Forms for New and Returning Students (Grades K-12)

Back-to-school forms for the 2020-2021 school year are available in the PowerSchool Parent Portal.

Please note that this year these forms include the optional Technology Protection Plan for students in grades K-12, as all students will be taking home a device throughout the school year. If you select to purchase this optional protection plan for your student, please pay the $25 fee in SPS EZpay. 

NEW STUDENTS

Parents/guardians of all new students will need to access technology forms for their student’s district-issued device, including the optional Technology Protection Plan. Please complete the technology forms prior to your student’s device pickup in August. 

RETURNING STUDENTS (Grades 1-12)

Parents/guardians for all returning students will need to access and complete the forms in PowerSchool to verify and update important student information before the first day of school.  These forms involve parent/guardian contacts, emergency contacts, medical history and all technology forms associated with students’ school-issued devices.  Please complete these forms before the first day of the school year (August 19, 2020).  
Please follow the following steps to complete these forms:
  1. Log in to your PowerSchool parent account. If you need help with your log-in information, or you have not set up a PowerSchool parent account, please contact [email protected].
  2. Once you are logged in to your PowerSchool parent account, select the “Forms” link in the left navigation column. 
  3. Individually select and verify or complete ALL of the required forms under the General Forms tab. Be sure to click the Submit button at the bottom of each form to save your work.
  4. If you have multiple students associated with your PowerSchool parent account, please click on each student in the tabs at the top of the webpage and verify or complete ALL of the required forms for each of your students. 
 

NEW Responsible Restart Forms

UA ONLINE ACADEMY REGISTRATION FORM

Please complete the UA Online Academy registration form if you are ready to commit to participation in the UA Online Academy, a 100% self-paced online learning program, for 2020-2021 school year. Students must commit for at least the first semester. An opportunity will be given in November to register for the second semester. This form must be completed by a parent/guardian in conjunction with the student.  If you have more than one student to enroll, please complete this form separately for each student. 

The deadline to register is Wednesday, August 5 at 11:59 p.m.
 

Hybrid Learning Group Change Request Form

Parents/guardians may complete the Hybrid Learning Group Change Request form to request that their children be reassigned to another hybrid learning group based upon parent/guardian work schedules, childcare needs, or different last names for children within the same household.  Any grouping change will apply to all school-age children living within the household. 

The hybrid groups are:
  • Group 1 - last name begins with A-K: Mondays, Tuesdays  and some Wednesdays for in-person instruction
  • Group 2 - last name begins with L-Z:  Thursdays, Fridays and some Wednesdays for in-person instruction

Kindergarteners will attend their previously assigned morning/afternoon session based upon their group.  

The deadline for this form is Wednesday, August 5 at 11:59 p.m. Parents/guardians will be notified if their request is approved or denied after August 5.

 

NEW Tuition Agreement Form for ALL Current SACC Families

We are asking all current SACC families to complete this tuition agreement form for the 2020-2021 school year to confirm whether or not your children will be continuing with SACC for the 2020-2021 school year. Please note that any families who do not wish to continue with SACC for the upcoming school year or who enroll their children in the UA Online Academy will receive a full refund for any tuition and registration fee they incurred for 2020-2021 and will continue to have priority registration for the 2021-2022 school year.

Please complete a separate form for each SACC student in your family. The deadline for this form is Wednesday, August 5 at 11:59 p.m.

For information about updated SACC tuition costs in the hybrid model, please visit our website, www.uaschools.org/sacc. If you have additional questions, please email the SACC office at [email protected].

Face Coverings Medical Exemption Request Form

All students in kindergarten through the 2nd grade must wear a face covering in common areas and hallways inside school buildings and when riding in school-provided transportation, unless an exception applies.  Students in this grade range will be expected to wear face coverings while seated in classrooms.  Students will be provided with face covering breaks using 3-sided desk shields in classrooms.  (This policy will be extended to grade 3 students at Wickliffe who attend the mulitage 2/3 classes).

All students in 3rd grade through the 12th grade must wear a face covering while attending school or a school function in any school building, facility or other area of a school campus, and when riding in school-provided transportation, unless an exception applies. 

This policy applies to students waiting outside school buildings before and after school, and to students waiting at bus stops.   
 
Requests for accommodations must be directed to a building administrator, and exemptions must be in writing.   

CONTACT INFORMATION

Questions about the PowerSchool Parent Portal and the back-to-school forms:
 
Questions about SPS EZpay and student fees:
[email protected] 

Back-to-School Fees

New and Returning Students (Grades K-12)

Families of new and returning students can log in to SPS EZpay if they wish to purchase the optional Technology Protection Plan for their student’s district-issued device for the 2020-2021 school year. At this time, this is the only fee that will be available to pay in EZpay. Instructional fees for elementary and middle school students, additional fees for athletics and high school students, and fees for senior parking will be available at a future date. We will notify families when these fees are available.

Families wishing to purchase the Technology Protection Plan must do so before accepting their student’s school-issued device. Please read the details of the protection plan on our website. 

To enroll in EZpay: Please go to the SPS EZpay website and register. Provide your name and email address, and create a password for EZpay.

To add a student to your EZpay account: Please click on My Account and then Add a Family Member and provide the student’s district-issued student ID number and last name.

You can find your child’s six-digit student ID number in the folder you received at your registration appointment or by logging into the PowerSchool Parent Portal.
 
If you have any questions about student fees or accessing your EZpay account, please contact [email protected].

If paying these school fees will cause a hardship for your family, please contact your child’s principal or school counselor.
 
 

Device Swap (Grade 4) and Device Distribution/Re-sets (K-3 and all new students)

The Upper Arlington Schools Technology Department will offer the following events during the month of August for students for needed maintenance or distribution of district-issued devices.

Drive-through device swap for grade 4 students - August 5 and 6 in the Upper Arlington High School parking lot off Mount Holyoke Road (click here for more details)

August 5
  • 12:00-1:30 p.m. - Barrington
  • 2:00-3:30 p.m. - Windermere, Wickliffe, Greensview
  • 4:00-5:30 p.m. - Tremont

August 6

  • 1:00-2:30 p.m. - Windermere, Wickliffe, Greensview
  • 3:00-4:30 p.m. - Tremont
  • 5:00-6:30 p.m. - Barrington 

August 10 (makeup day)

  • 8:00 a.m. to noon 

Device distribution or re-sets for K-3 and new students: August 12-19  

  • More information to come!

If you have questions, please contact [email protected].

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