Counselors and Staff
A—L Mrs. Emperador
M—Z Mrs. Sowards
Email Phone ext. 2018
Email Phone ext. 2020
Email Phone ext. 2016
School Support Assistant
Email Phone ext. 2010
Email Phone ext. 2017
Email Phone ext. 2019
Dr. Jocelyn Chavez
District Counselor, College and Career
Email Phone ext. 6144
San Joaquin Delta College and Cosumnes River College (CRC)
Technical Preparation education is a planned sequence of study in a technical field or pathway program beginning as early as grade 9. This sequence extends through two or more years of post-secondary education or through an apprenticeship program of at least two years following secondary instruction. The sequence culminates in an associate degree or a certificate.
California State University System The California State University has an excellent website that will help you reach your dreams by getting a college or university degree.
Although the minimum requirements vary depending on the selected college or university, the A-G are among the most rigorous college preparation requirements. See counselors at your school for the courses that fit these requirements.
PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT) Taking the PSAT in the fall of your Junior year will enter you into the competition for the National Merit Scholarship.
College Board SAT registration To gain admission to college, students must also take and submit scores from either the ACT Assessment plus Writing, or the SAT Reasoning Test. Students applying to University of California may also have to take SAT subject tests, depending on their major. The high school counseling office can provide the testing information, dates and location. Students and parents/guardians can access additional information from the University of California and California State University.
The Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities
CalGrants, FAFSA, Loans. All part of life for a senior in high school and the family trying to send them off to college. There has been a strong push from the private colleges in the State of California to compete for students during the current budget crisis public schools are facing from Kindergarten through university levels. See what the possibilities are and explore new options.
Study this information before December 31st of your Senior year so that you and your parents’ finances are in the optimum shape to qualify for financial aid and scholarships. The sooner you apply after the first of the year, the higher priority you have for financial aid that can be disbursed. Don’t wait until the deadline. You can update tax info once your taxes are completed.
There are Entitlement and Competitive Cal Grants. For Competitive Cal Grants, you have to have an unweighted (no AP or honors bumps) GPA of 2.0, from your sophomore and junior years, including summer school, if you are from a disadvantaged or low-income family. Students from middle-income families need to have an unweighted GPA of 3.0. See website or career counselor.
"We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there."
~Charles F. Kettering