Promoting Academic Achievement for Every Student

Beliefs & Benefits

  • The Fremont High Guidance Department entails a comprehensive, competency based, guidance program aimed at assisting all students in achieving academic success.


  • The program focuses on student success through working with students in three domain areas-academic development, career development, and personal/social development.

Mission Statement

  • Ensuring that all students acquire competencies essential for reaching maximum individual potential, the Fremont High School Guidance Department works to prepare all students academically and socially so they can productively contribute to society at the highest earning, learning, and living levels.

Delivery System Guidance Curriculum

  • Lessons are delivered that focus on personal, occupational, and academic skill-building.

Individual Course Registration
Job Seeking Skills
Setting Career Goals
Parent Informational Meetings
World of Work Information
Effective Communication Skills

Delivery System Student Planning

  • Individual student planning allows students to set goals, prepare for life beyond high school, manage obstacles, and much more.

Select courses which meet career goals
Identify community resources
Explore Career Clusters
Identify academic strengths related to occupations
Develop a career plan

Delivery System Responsive Services

  • Responsive services provide support for concerns for students and their families.

Interpersonal Skills
Decision Making Skills
Safety and Survival Skills
Individual and small group counseling

Delivery System System Support

  • The Guidance Department offers system support as part of the school team.

In-service Training
Community Partnerships
Advisory Councils
Documentation of how comprehensive guidance programs contribute to student achievement

Career Development Student Competencies

  • Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions.
  • Students will employ strategies to achieve future career goals with success and satisfaction.
  • Students will understand the relationship between personal qualities, education, training, and the world of work.

Career Development Curriculum

  • School-to-Career
  • Interview Fair
  • PLAN
  • Resume Writing
  • Career Exploration
  • Career Planning Portfolio
  • Future Plan
  • Post-Secondary Options
  • Personal Learning Plan

Academic Development Student Competencies

  • Students will acquire the attitudes, knowledge, and skills that contribute to effective learning in school and across the life span.
  • Students will understand the relationship of academics to the world of work, and to life at home and in the community.
  • Students will complete school with the academic preparation essential to choose from a wide range of substantial postsecondary options, including college.

Academic Development Curriculum

  • Attendance/Grade Checks
  • Personal Learning Plan
  • Goal Setting
  • ITED
  • Test Preparation
  • Future Plan

Personal/Social Development Student Competencies

  • Students will acquire the knowledge, attitudes, and interpersonal skills to help them understand and respect self and others.
  • Students will understand safety and survival skills.
  • Students will make decisions, set goals, and take necessary action to achieve goals.

Personal/Social Development Curriculum

  • Community/Agency Referrals
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Goal Setting
  • Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Stress Management


Counselors caseloads are alpha-assigned.
Students work with the same counselor throughout secondary career.
Specialty area:

  • Academic Planning
  • Personal/Social Counseling
  • Career Planning
  • System Support
  • Community Liaisons