Irving High Counseling Resources
Dual Credit Information for 2018-2019
Click on the link below for information about dual credit for the 2018-2019 school year. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Zimmer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018-2019 Course Selection Sheet
Below is the 2018-2019 course selection sheet. This includes all courses that will be offered at Irving High School next school year.
8th Grade Parent Information
Below is the presentation that was given to 8th grade students and parents on February 13th.
Registration for 2018-2019
Students will begin registering for the 2018-2019 school year during the month of February. Students will meet one on one with their counselor to discuss next year’s courses, plans after graduation and financial aid opportunities. We invite all parents to be a part of that meeting. If you would like to attend, please call the counseling office at 972-600-6304 to set up an appointment that fits your schedule. If you can’t make it, we have you covered. We will send an email to you with all the details that we discussed with your student.
February 5-February 9 – Parent’s call to set up appointment
February 12-March 8 – Registration meetings by appointment
Parent Input Needed
The Irving counselors would like your input about the types of programs and informational sessions we provide to students and parents. Please take a few minutes to complete a Needs Assessment Survey by clicking HERE.
The PSAT is much more than a practice test for the SAT. The highest performers on this exam are eligible to earn scholarship money toward their chosen colleges. Click on the presentation below for more information about the PSAT10/PSAT NMSQT test that students will take on October 11, 2017.
Below are financial aid presentations that will help students and parents navigate the financial road to college.
Below are some links to important information and applications that will help you in your college and career journey.
Through Apply Texas, students can apply for admission to any Texas public university as well as participating community and private colleges.
(Click on the logo to link to the Apply Texas website.)
The Common App is where students can go to apply to over 500 colleges and universities from 47 states. If students are planning on attending college outside the state of Texas, this is where they should begin.
(Click on the logo to link to the Common Application website.)
Federal Student Aid is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation.
(Click on the logo to link to the Federal Student Aid website.)
The SAT is accepted by almos all US colleges and is typically taken by juniors in the spring and seniors in the fall.
(Click on the logo to link to the College Board website for more information about the SAT and how to sign up for it.)
The ACT is accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the US.
(Click on the logo to link to the ACT website for more information about the test and how to sign up for it.)
College Board has partnered with KHAN Academy to help students get to know the redesigned SAT as well as proved personalized practice at no cost.
(Click on the logo to link to the Official SAT Practice site.)
Guidance & Counseling Services
The four components of the Texas developmental guidance and counseling program are implemented in Irving ISD by the counselors at each campus. These include:
A guidance curriculum to help students develop their full educational potential, including the student’s interests and career objectives.
A responsive services component to intervene on behalf of any student whose immediate personal concerns or problems put the student’s continued educational or social development at risk.
An individual planning system to guide a student as the student plans, monitors, and manages the student’s own educational, career, personal and social development.
System support to support the efforts of teachers, staff, parents, and other community members in promoting the development of students.
In addition, the Academic Guidance Program is outlined in Board Policy EJ (Local)