• School Counseling Department


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    The School Counseling Department is here to serve you. Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

    FAX: 904.646.5117
    Office hours 7:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Mrs. Rhonda Motley, Assistant Principal of Curriculum
  •   How do I enroll a student in school?

    • Please go to: 

          https://dcps.duvalschools.org/Page/9843 to register your child for school. 

    • All registrants must provide valid documentation to include proof of birth age, Florida certification of immunization or exemption, proof of physical examination by a Florida-licensed health professional, proof of residency, and meet the following school registration requirements under Florida Law:Students can be enrolled on campus using the Parent Portal Computer located in the Guidance Office.


     How do I schedule an appointment with my School Counselor?

    To schedule an appointment with a school counselor online, click here.

    • Walk-ins are also welcomed between 7:15-8:15 a.m. 


    • Student must check in with their first hour teachers prior to coming to Guidance.  Parents are also welcome to use this option.  Students are encouraged to schedule appointments during their elective class time.  Students will need to show their teacher they scheduled an appointment to be released from class. 
    • Parents or students that schedule a phone conference will need to contact the counselor during their appointment time.


    • Counselors are also available during 1st and 2nd Lunch Monday-Friday to answer student questions.  


     How do I order transcripts, or get a copy of my report card?

    Transcript requests should be made to the records clerk Mr. Brooks at 904.646.5100. Copies of report cards are also obtained in the records office.

    *Please refer to the Records Page for more information!


    What can a school counselor help me with? 

    Goal setting, time management, college readiness, career readiness, social and emotional concerns, organizational skills, test-taking, study skills and a wide range of topics not listed either in the classroom, individually and/or in small groups.


    How often are credit checks completed toward graduation requirements?

    Individual credit evaluations are completed during registration each year prior to the scheduling of classes for the coming year. Seniors have additional individual credit checks in the fall of their senior year and again in January of the senior year. This confirms graduation requirements are met. A curriculum guide describing the courses available to satisfy the needs, abilities, and interests of each student is provided to every student and parent through the guidance department.  


    What is the vision and mission of the School Counseling Department?

    Mission: It is the mission of the SHS School Counseling Department to deliver a multi-layered, comprehensive, and accountable school counseling program in which equity, access, and academic success for all students is the focus.

    Vision: It is the vision of the SHS School Counseling Department to recognize and address all barriers to ensure students receive a quality educational environment that promotes social responsibility, emotional well-being, and academic excellence in high school and beyond.    


    How do I request a teacher conference?

    Contact the student’s appropriate Administrator's house office. Female students report to the Gold House 904.646.5100. Male students report to the Blue House 904.646.5100. If your student needs to be checked out of school early, please contact the appropriate Administrator's Office. Please contact Mr. Jenista Brown for matters regarding attendance.

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