Chaparral Counseling Department

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The mission of Chaparral High School's Comprehensive School Counseling Program is to advocate for every student, ensuring access to the highest level of learning. In collaboration with all stakeholders, prepare all students to become responsible citizens who are lifelong learners and effective problem solvers. All students will have access to programs and resources and be prepared with the skills to perform to their full potential in a diverse and changing world.

Professional school counselors are certified/licensed educators uniquely qualified to address all students’ academic, personal/social and career development needs by designing, implementing, evaluating and enhancing a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and enhances student success. (American School Counseling Association, 2012)

Chaparral High School Counseling Program Vision Statement

The students of Chaparral High School are self-sufficient, proactive, socially aware, and culturally respectful life-long learners who utilize educational opportunities to empower themselves to learn, grow, lead, and affect a positive influence in their own communities.

The mission of Chaparral High School's Comprehensive School Counseling Program is to

advocate for every student, ensuring access to the highest level of learning. In collaboration with all stakeholders, prepare all students to become responsible citizens who are lifelong learners and effective problem solvers. All students will have access to programs and resources and be prepared with the skills to perform to their full potential in a diverse and changing world.


Chaparral High School Counselors Provide:

Academic Planning & Support

  • Academic advisement and consultation
  • Curriculum and school wide system planning and support
  • Assistance in resolving academic difficulties
  • Help with course selection
  • Classroom guidance
  • Encouragement and celebration of success
  • Parent Teacher Conferences


Personal-Social Counseling

  • Personal and social counseling
  • Crisis counseling
  • Assistance with school pressures
  • Information about the school and community
  • Help with interpersonal and communication skills
  • Help with peer/family concerns
  • Crisis response
  • Referral to community agencies


College & Career Planning

  • Post graduate planning
  • Scholarships
  • College Admissions
  • College Visits
  • ACT/SAT Waivers
  • College Fairs
  • Job Fairs