UPDATE - As of August 1, 2018, ID is required for all transcript request.
Former Student Transcript Requests
Effective November 15, 1974, Federal and State Law prohibits the release of pupil records without parent or adult student written authorization. The school cannot release records without this written permission. (Ref. New Jersey Administrative Code #6"3-6.1 et seq.) states, "Organizations, agencies and persons from outside the school shall have access to pupil records if they have written consent of parent or adult pupil (Age 18)."
In order for West Orange High School to send out a high school transcript, a Graduated Student Transcript Request Form
must be completed with a signature and returned to us with a stamped envelope addressed to the school, business or organization requesting the transcript.
Please do not put a return address on the envelope. Please send your completed Transcript Release Form to:
West Orange High School
School Counseling Department
Re: Transcripts - Former Students
51 Conforti Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052
FOR EMAIL REQUEST ONLY!!!
Please email your a copy of photo ID along with your request form to LWnek@westorangeschools.org
Transcript Request Forms are available in the West Orange High School School Counseling Department Office. One form must be completed per request.
Photo ID is required for all transcript requests.
Please attach a copy of your Photo ID along with your Transcript Request upon submission. Transcript Request will not be processed without proper identification.
All transcripts will be emailed directly to the recipient (school, organization, business or employer) requesting the transcript. Please allow up to 10 business days to process the request.
Graduated Student Transcript Request Forms are available in the West Orange High School School Counseling Department Office. One form must be filled out per request.
*Photo ID is required for all high school transcript requests.
All transcripts will be mailed directly to the recipient (school, organization, business or employer) requesting the transcript. Please allow up to 10 business days to process the request.
Immunization Record requests are handled the same as transcript requests but will be mailed directly to the student if requested.
If you have any additional questions, please contact the
West Orange High School School Counseling Department
at (973) 669-5301, ext. 31600
Current Senior Transcript Requests
Please speak to your respective School Counselor about any transcript requests. For scholarship and incidental transcript requests, please complete a Transcript Release Form (Green Form), and return the completed form directly to your School Counselor or Administrative Assistant in the School Counseling Department with you and your parent's release signatures. Please do not leave this form on anyone's desk in the School Counseling Office. Every request must be documented with a release form. The form is available in the Document Library in Naviance Family Connection.
All transcripts for college applications will be handled separately according to the college application processing guidelines. A Transcript Request Form (Green Form) is required for all college applications. Your transcript and supporting application documents will not be sent until the counselor has received your Transcript Requests Form. To print a copy of the Student Transcript Request Form, please click here - Student Transcript Request Form.
For Mid-Year Grade Requests, please fill out the Mid-Year Request Form, which is available in the Document Library in Naviance and return it to your counselor at least two weeks before the end of the second marking period.
The college that you will be attending must receive a final transcript from West Orange High School. You must update your Naviance account with the name of the school that you will be attending. If you are undecided and need final transcripts sent to more than one college, please advise your School Counselor before the end of the school year. All final transcripts will be sent as soon as final grades are posted.
If your plans change during the summer and you need additional transcripts sent, please follow the instructions above in "Former Student Transcript Requests."
Grades 9-11 Transcript Requests
Current non-senior students needing transcripts for summer programs or scholarships must fill out the Transcript Release Form (Non-Senior) and return it to their counselor. Official transcripts will be mailed directly to the program or scholarship. Should the student need to include the transcript with other materials, they must bring all completed materials in a stamped, addressed envelope to their counselor. The counselor will put the transcript in the packet, seal it and place it in WOHS outgoing mail.