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High School CEEB/ACT Code: 300355
The Guidance Department is located on the first floor of the Burns Building across from the Main Office. Based upon the identified needs of its diverse student population, guidance services offered cover the areas of career, educational, and personal counseling.
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Students are encouraged to continuously research careers by availing themselves of pertinent information in the Occupational Outlook Handbook, and career magazine handouts. Post secondary planning is an ongoing process that yearly proceeds with the selection of appropriate courses, the administration and interpretation of testing, the availability of college and financial aid seminars, and the distribution of various college planning materials. An open door policy allows students to seek the assistance of their counselors. Encouraging students to make good decisions is a primary goal of guidance. If a referral is needed, a positive liaison with various outside agencies has been established to assist students.
Special Educational Programs
The Central High School Special Education Department provides programs for students who have been identified as educationally handicapped. The Special Education staff works with parents and students to develop individual educational plans for the student based upon the students' needs. A wide variety of services within are available while, in addition, the Special Education Department maintains a close cooperation and communication with community social service agencies. Student programs are designed to assist the student with being able to better cope with the requirements of high school. Students may be referred to the Special Education Department by their previous school, guidance counselor, teachers, parents, etc. Placement is based upon meeting the requirements established for these programs.
Frequently Asked Questions and Important Numbers.
Below you will find phone numbers of departments you may find helpful in your transition into Central High School. We have also included answers to frequently asked questions people new to the school often have. Please let us know if there is anything else that you need. Welcome to Central!
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