Guidance

 

The Guidance Department at Quincy High School offers a wide range of support services for students and families.  Visit Quincy High Guidance on Facebook for current events and information.

CEEB Code: 221800

Program of Studies and Course Requests

Counseling Contact Information:

Counseling Office:

  • Phone: 617-376-3351
  • Fax: 617-984-8821

Counseling Office Department Head:

School Psychologist:

Guidance Staff:

Guidance Services:

  • Academic Support/Monitoring
  • Assessment/Testing
  • Career Exploration and Evaluation
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Educational planning
  • Group Counseling
  • Parent information
  • Post-graduate planning
  • Referrals to outside agencies

Quincy High Profile:

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Transcript Request:

Please download the Transcript Request Form  and follow the instructions on how to obtain your transcript.

Graduation Requirements:

Students are required to obtain 120 points to graduate, and must meet the academic requirements listed below.

Students must pass:

  • 4 years of English
  • 4 years of Social Studies
  • 3 years of Science
  • 3 years of Mathematics
  • 4 years of Physical Education
  • Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)
  • 2 years of Foreign Language

The promotional requirements for all students are:

  • To enter grade ten students must earn 25 points
  • To enter grade eleven students must earn 50 points
  • To enter grade twelve students must earn 85 points

Additional Resources and Links:

College and Career Planning:

 Financial Aid Resources:

A Guide To Financial Aid Websites:

Testing Information:

  • ACCUPLACER : The ACCUPLACER is a standardized assessment in Math, Writing, and Reading. This will be used to identify skill level and abilities. Results may be used to determine college admission or course placement.
  • ACT:  The ACT® test assesses high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. The multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science.  Students should take this exam with the Writing component as it measures skill in planning and writing a short essay.
  • AP: Through AP’s college-level courses and exams students can earn college credit, advanced placement or both on the basis of AP Exam scores.
  • PSAT: This test is offered each fall to sophomores and juniors. It’s a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT®. It also gives you a chance to enter NMSC scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools.
  • SAT/SAT Subject Test: College bound juniors and seniors are encouraged to take these standardized college entrance exams.
  • TOEFL:  Current English Language Learners (ELL) are required to take the TOEFL as part of the college admissions process. The TOEFL test measures the ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well students combine listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks.

Miscellaneous Links:

Dates shown in dark text have events on those days. To view events, hover over calendar boxes and all events for that day will appear. To move to the next or previous months, click on the small arrow icons at the left and right top edge of the calendar.

This calendar shows events for the Guidance Department for the current school year ending in June.

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