RAMP Resources
Need help applying for RAMP? Want to know if it's worth your time? Not sure how to get started? Here are some resources to answer your questions.

Scoring rubric

Examples of outstanding RAMP applications

RAMP tips checklist

SMART goal template

Student-to-school-counselor ratios for 2014 RAMP schools

Videos & Podcasts

Why #RAMPUp? Check out these videos from some RAMP schools explaining why they went through the RAMP process  -- and what they learned along the way.
Journey to RAMP: Charleston School of the Arts
Journey to RAMP: Nanaikopono Elementary School, Hawaii
Journey to RAMP: Cactus Shadows High School
Journey to RAMP: Sequoia Middle School
Journey to RAMP: Hayfield Secondary School
Journey to RAMP: John F. Kennedy High School
Journey to RAMP: Quander Road School & New Directions Alternative Education Center

Using Data to Develop SMART Goals, Lake Braddock Secondary School

Program Evaluation Reflection (section 12 of the application): Sample Video response

Podcast on the impact of RAMP for a school

ASCA School Counselor Magazine Articles

All RAMP-ed Up
A school counselor shares lessons learned from applying for – and achieving – RAMP status.

Now is the Time
Don’t have a comprehensive school counseling program yet? Let this be the year you finally get started.

Reaching Out, Measuring Up
Becoming a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) school helps illustrate the difference your school counseling program makes in students' academic achievement.

Is Your Program RAMP-ready?
Follow this simple checklist to see if your school counseling program is ready to apply for RAMP status.

RAMP and Student Achievement
A recent survey of elementary RAMP schools showed the impact a fully implemented ASCA National Model program has on student achievement and school performance.

A Districtwide Effort
Learn how one district helps all its schools work together to implement a comprehensive school counseling program and complete the RAMP application process.


ASCA National Model Implementation Guide
Making DATA Work
RAMPing as a Solo School Counselor

ASCA National Model – Themes and Foundation
RAMP: It Starts Witih Vision and Mission
Creating Effective School Counseling SMART Goals
ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success
Focus on Student Competencies: ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success

ASCA National Model – Management
Evidence-Based, Data-Driven Comprehensive School Counseling: How it Fulfills RAMP

ASCA National Model – Accountability
Perception Data: Learn to Identify, Create, Analyze and Share It
Closing the Gap and Writing Results Reports