*See Counselors under the Staff tab for contact information.
School Counseling Program Management Agreement for Secondary Schools
The counseling department is designed to help students attain the higest standards of academic achievement, personal development, social development and career planning. To accomplish this, we:
Our counseling program is results-based and meets national standards for counseling and guidance, developed by the American School Conuseling Association.
CHS Counseling Policies: The following counseling policies have been established at CHS and are in keeping with San Diego Unified procedures and most other high schools in the district.
Class Change Policy: With the counselor’s assistance, students are encouraged to make careful decisions regarding class selections and asked to follow through with their decisions. Students who truly need a class change should email their counselor or send a message via Naviance during the first two weeks of school. However, only necessary changes will be made. After the first two weeks, request for schedule changes will have to be approved by the administration.
Home Period: To qualify you must be a senior with an overall GPA (grades 9-11) of at least a 3.0. You must currently have good attendance, no more than 3 tardies and/or 5 unexcused absences per semester. For more details and for further information on qualifications, please see your counselor.
Grading and Report Cards
CHS issues report cards approximately every six weeks. The first two reports of each semester serve as progress reports. Poor grades on progress reports warn of possible failure at the semester. Please consult the master calendar for the specific dates for progress report distribution. They do not always get mailed out.
A Superior E Excellent
B Above Average G Good
C Satisfactory S Satisfactory
D Below Average N Needs Improvement
F Failure; credit not granted U Unsatisfactory