Ready to create your teen’s high school transcript?

Whether you’re using your home computer to design the transcript yourself or entering your student’s information into an online transcript service, it helps to understand the sections of a transcript and what information goes where.

Now, why not take a minute to open or even print out the sample transcripts at the bottom of this post. Then you can follow along as you read.

It can helpful to keep in mind that while there is no standard transcript format that all high schools use nationwide, the information found on transcripts is generally the same.

Ready? Let’s get started!

First, a quick refresher: A transcript is a one-page summary of your teen’s academic record, including all high school courses completed or in progress. It includes all parent-taught courses as well as courses taken from outside instructors.

There are four main sections on a high school transcript.