• The Ridgeview Charter Middle School guidance and counseling program is an integral part of the middle school experience. The purpose of this website is to inform parents of the services available to assist students with their personal, social, and academic needs.

Guidance & Counseling Services

  • ​Career Day

    The annual Career Day will be presented to all 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Career Day provides students the opportunity to explore future careers by inviting various speakers from the community to discuss their occupation.

    ​Committee/Conference

    The counselors are active participants on the Instructional Leadership Team, the Student Support Team, the School-Based Planning Committee, grade-level planning meetings, and parent/teacher conferences.

    Crisis Intervention

    The counseling staff is ready to implement the crisis intervention plan when needed. Services include counseling and outside referrals. 

    Large Group Guidance

    Large group guidance sessions are provided according to student needs. Examples of group topics include conflict resolution, anger management, and dealing with grief.

    ​Independent Conferences

    Counselors conference with individual students when referred by teachers, administrators, parents or student self-referrals.

    ​Peer Diversity

    Counselors work with administrators, teachers, and students to teach tolerance and respect for individual differences.

    ​Professional Resource Center

    The counselors have resource information regarding the school social worker, psychological resource personnel, private tutoring, summer school and workshops.

    ​School Transition

    Elementary to middle school and middle to high school transition activities are conducted which give parents and students the opportunity to become acquainted with the new school environments. Students gain knowledge through school visitations and presentations.

    ​Standardized Testing

    Counselors assist the Assistant Principal with the standardized testing program. These tests includes: the Eighth Grade Writing Assessment; the eighth grade Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS); and the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade Georgia Milestones (GMAS).