Welcome to the Guidance Department 

The mission of the Pope John XXIII High School Guidance Department is to foster an environment in which all students are encouraged to become lifelong learners. By working with the same group of individuals over a four-year period, the counselors strive to nurture the healthy development of all students, acknowledging their individual and cultural uniqueness. The counselors work proactively to develop collaborative relationships with their counselees, their families and staff.

To address students’ needs, guidance counselors provide the following services:

  • Academic planning
  • Course scheduling
  • Develop a 4 year plan with students
  • Monitor academic progress
  • Provide counseling services and make appropriate referrals
  • Evaluate promotion and graduation eligibility
  • Provide college and career counseling
  • Coordinate the college application process
  • Inform students of educational opportunities