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Palomares Academy SC Profile 2017/2018

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Palomares Academy 
of
 Health Sciences

School Counseling Program Profile 2018

2211 N Orange Grove Ave

Pomona, CA 91767

Pomona Unified School District 

School Website

Palomares Academy of Health Sciences' School Counseling program is dedicated to ensuring that all students receive the highest level of support in their Academic, College/Career, and Social/Emotional development.

Our School Counseling Team strives to advocate for all student needs, and empower them through individual counseling, classroom curriculum, small group counseling, and domain-specific workshops. 

We put high value on collaboration with the various stakeholders that play a vital role in our students' success.

Our Commitment to our School Community

Palomares Academy’s counseling team is comprised of dedicated, knowledgeable, and caring school counselors who are committed to providing the best and most responsive curriculum to our students.  The counselors offer programs, workshops, and activities that align with the American School Counselor Association National Model. We prepare students for college and career, and focus on the overall wellness of the individual student by providing emotional and mental health support.  Our School Counseling Team (SCT) supports college and career readiness through in-class support and community classroom settings that include student community internships.

Through the persistence, relationships, and on-going follow up with students, our counselors are able to positively impact the school's climate and change lives.  Despite financial, legal status, emotional, family, or academic challenges, our SCT facilitates SST, 504, IEP meetings and engage district and community partners in order to connect students with the resources to help them. As a overall team we look forward to the many ways that we can help students achieve their dreams!

Principal's Message

Dr. Camille Ramos-Beal

Ed.D., Educational Leadership

The

Counseling

Team


Vice Principal
Administrative Credential , M.F.T.


7th, 11th-12th Grade School Counselor
M.A. Education, P.P.S. Credential


School Counselor Intern
Educational Counseling 
 Graduate Student


 CTE Teacher/ Internship Coordinator/ Academy Director
Career& Technical Ed Credential 


Parent & Community Liaison


8th-10th Grade School Counselor
M.S. Educational Counseling 
P.P.S. Credential

Veronica Alvarez

Troy LittleJohn

Scott Shone

Rosalind Barba

Jasmine Arellano

Dora Toy

decrease in number of students failing 2 or more classes after participating in the Student Academic Achievement Skills intervention. 

28%

The number of students that believed it is important to pass their classes increased by 36%.

Ninth and tenth graders with 2 or more deficiency grades participated in the Student Academic Achievement Skills intervention.

Students who participated in this intervention learned about graduation requirements, A-G requirements, the importance of passing their classes, study skills, organization skills, studying tips, and time management.

Academic Domain

Development

CAREER

Our middle school students completed the Interest Profiler Assessment on CaliforniaColleges.edu.

The results provided students information on the top careers for them based on educational requirements, potential salary, specific career description and other factors. They were then asked to pick 1-3 careers they were most interested in and document the information in their notebook. 

 of 7th and 8th grade students were able to identify and document  two or more careers they were interested in.

88%

Social/Emotional
Development

 
In collaboration with the program Rachel's Challenge, the Counseling Team implemented a school-wide campaign half-way through the semester to teach students about suicide, bullying, and violence prevention. 

Through this campaign, students became aware of the serious consequences of bullying, suicide, and violence can have on them and others.

of the school signed the pledge to take a stance against bullying and school violence.

42.8%

decrease in behavioral referrals for bullying and violence after the school-wide campaign.

64%

SCHOOL COUNSELING
PROGRAM'S WORK

OUR

What do I Like?:Career Interest Profiler 
Student Success Skills 
Credits Matter 
SAT & ACT Assessments 
Applying to FAFSA  
College Applications 

Class Curriculum

Individual Counseling 

Academic Counseling
Career Counseling
Social/Emotional Counseling 

Group Counseling 

Latinx Ethnic Identity Development Group
Student Academic Achievement Skills Group 
Restorative Justice Group


Collaborate
 with 
Parents and Teachers 

Interpret Assessment Results 

Prepare Students 
for
High School & College

Monitor 12th graders completion of 180 hours of Internship Experience

The School Counseling Program abides by the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) Ethical Standards for School Counselors. 

Our Achievements

100% Graduation Rate 

90% of all our 8-11th graders took the PSAT in October 2017.

15 College Visitor Presentations in our Student Support Hub

Ranked one of the top schools in college readiness by US News.

Promoted a high school-to-career pipeline for students that met NAFTrack Certification requirements. 

85% of our 11th & 12th graders have completed or currently have an internship.

75% of our seniors attend a university or college after graduation.

University of La Verne is partnered with Pomona Unified School district through the PACE Program, that creates access to college education for eligible students in the district. 

The Movement Enrichment Program provides college access information, tutoring,  college access information and after- school intramural sports.

Bright Prospect empowers high potential, low-income students to gain admission and graduate from four-year colleges and universities by providing them with guidance mentors.

NAF promotes work-based learning. Students are required to complete internships and gain experience that will help them gain necessary skills to be successful in college and the work force. 

 CYFC staff provides academic and college/career support. They also ensure that all foster youth graduate and  have a post-secondary plan.

In collaboration with the SCT, AVID provides students with college and career lessons and study skills that will help them be successful at the college level. 

PUSD and Western University have partnered with each other to create a pipeline to guide and promote Pomona students through their education to careers as heath care professionals. 

The SCT collaborates with all the PBIS team to promote Positive Behaviors across our School Campus. 

Tri-City offers Mental Health Services to PUSD students, through school staff referrals. They provide on-campus therapy services to eligible students. 

Foothill Family provides a variety of mental health services to all Pomona residents. They provide services from individual counseling to substance abuse treatment groups for teens. 

Partners & Programs

OUR

Address

(909) 399-4539
Fax: 
(909)625-0337

Phone Number

Palomares
School
Counseling
Calendar

School Website

CONTACT INFORMATION

OUR

2211 N. Orange Grove Ave.
Pomona, CA 91767

Calls and emails will be returned within 24 hours on normal school days.

This School Counseling Profile was designed by University of La Verne Educational Counseling Program graduate intern Jasmine Arellano.