• Alert:

    Here is the link to where graduation will be streamed

    https://bit.ly/grad2022KRIMstream

    Graduation will also be live-streamed on the PHS Facebook page and the KRIM Facebook page.

    CONGRATULATIONS 2022 SENIORS!

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School Counseling

Last Updated: 4/18/2022 6:16 PM

Don Heizer 
Counselor

Kadi Tenney
Counselor

Linda Bertolotti
Registrar

Carmen Salinas
Guidance Receptionist

Jaclyn Shaw
School Social Worker
928-472-5702

Counseling Phone

928-472-5755

Counseling Fax

928-472-2010

Welcome!

Welcome to Payson High School Guidance and Counseling Department. Our office encourages and guides students in Academics, Career/College, and personal/social life.

We are committed to maintaining an environment to empower students to successfully reach higher personal and academic goals.

We strive to build strong relationships between school, family, and community while maintaining a supportive environment for staff and students.

Course Enrollment Expectations

It is expected that all PHS students regardless of year have a six period day schedule.  It is expected that all PCS students have a six course schedule for the semester.  Both are encouraging all students to complete a minimum of three credits per semester in order to meet state requirements.

Content Area

Credits Needed

English

4

Mathematics

4

Science

3

World History

1

US/AZ History

1

US/AZ Government

.5

Economics

.5

CTE or Fine Arts

1

Physical Education

1

AVID/Electives

6

TOTAL

22

Additional Requirements:

Completed ECAP, Passing Civics Assessment score, Completed CPR lessons

 

 

 

 

COURSE EQUIVALENCY

  • Two years of Agricultural Education will meet the third science graduation credit requirement. Biology and Intro to Chemistry and Physics are required first and second year science classes. 
  • Two years of Marching Band (Fall Semester) will meet the physical education graduation requirement. 
  • Two years of Construction Technology will meet the fourth math graduation requirement after algebra I, geometry, and algebra II.
  • Two years of Marketing classes will meet the economics graduation requirement.

 

ECAP/Major Clarity

  • Major Clarity - A Career & College Readiness Platform for All Students

Course Guide

Official Transcript

Important Links

ACT and SAT

Free Tutoring - ACT and SAT

PSAT

PSAT/NMSQT stands for Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. It's a standardized test that provides practice for the SAT.

ASVAB

Career Test

 

AZ Standards for College

Gettin2College Handbook

This handbook is an A-Z help for students and parents wanting guidance in the process of planning a path for college admission for colleges for all levels and locations. IT IS NOT TO EARLY TO START THE PROCESS!

Course  Equivalency Guide

College Links

 

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