Guidance / Counseling Department

Sylacauga High School Counselor Beliefs

The school counselors at Sylacauga High School believe:

All students can achieve and be successful learners.

Every student is valuable and should be respected.

All students will have access and will be provided school counseling services by certified school counselors.

All students deserve a safe and nurturing environment.

School counselors should pursue opportunities to develop professionally to ensure a quality school counseling program.

The school counseling department can always be improved through needs assessments, systematic reviews, and evaluation of data.

Sylacauga High School Counseling Department


Mission Statement

The mission of the Sylacauga High school counseling and guidance program, in conjunction with the Sylacauga City School System and in partnership with families and the community, is to prepare graduates who are ready for college, career, and community success. Students will be provided with opportunities to gain an understanding of self and others, to participate in educational and career planning opportunities in an environment that is safe, caring, and encouraging. Students will receive a high quality comprehensive school counseling program designed to help all students develop and enhance their academic, social, career, and personal strengths in order to become productive citizens.


Vision Statement

The vision of the Sylacauga High School Counseling Program is for all students to depart with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve academic, personal/social, and career success, and to reach their fullest potential as respectful, responsible members of their community.