• Mission

    The mission of the Sandtown Middle School Counseling Program is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program for grades 6-8 that addresses the academic, career, personal and social development of al students.  

  • Vision

    The Sandtown Middle School Counseling Program will be an integral and important part in the development of world class citizens by providing positive relationships, learning opportunities and an educational environment that encourages all students to be successful in middle school, high school and in their post-secondary endeavors.

  • Beliefs

    -All students have the ability to achieve to their highest potential.

    -The developmental needs of our students are best met by the implementation of a comprehensive guidance program and the collaboration of the school community. 

    -Counselors are responsible for advocating for the academic and personal/social needs of every student. 

    -An effective counseling program uses data-driven and research based interventions to meet the needs of all students.

    -Our department adheres to the American School Counselors Association's Ethical Standards for School Counselors
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