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Guidance Department

Mrs. Goode   (9th & 10th)
205-379-4850
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Mrs. Hale   (11th & 12th)
205-379-4850
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Welcome to the Mortimer Jordan High School Guidance and Counseling website!  Please use the tabs to the left to navigate the guidance webpage and access information about classes, colleges, scholarships, and careers.

ACT/SAT

The ACT is a college entrance exam covering English, Reading, Math, and Science Reasoning.  Students may also take the Writing portion, which is optional but may be required as part of the admissions process to some colleges and universities.
  • Please request that standardized test scores are sent to MJHS.  The high school code (CEEB code) is 011925.
  • For more information and student registration, visit www.actstudent.org.  If you need help registering for the ACT, please see Guidance.  The 2018-2019 testing dates (with the deadline to register) are listed below:
    • September 8 (Aug. 10)
    • October 27 (Sept. 28)
    • December 8 (Nov. 2)
    • February 9 (Jan. 11)
    • April 13 (March 8)
    • June 8 (May 3)
    • July 13 (June 14)
    • For an additional fee, there is a window for late registration.
    • If you are a student who qualifies for the free/reduced lunch program, then you will qualify for a waiver to cover the cost of the ACT.  See Mrs.Mathis in the Guidance Office to obtain a waiver form prior to the registration deadline for the test you plan to take.
    • Click here to obtain *free* ACT prep materials and resources

The SAT is a college entrance exam that tests a student's knowledge in three areas - Critical Reading, Writing, and Math.
  • Please request that standardized test scores be sent to MJHS.  The high school code (CEEB code) is 011925.
  • For more information and student registration visit www.collegeboard.org.  The 2018-2019 testing dates(with the deadline to register) are listed below:
    • October 6 (Sept. 7)
    • November 3 (Oct. 5)
    • December 1 (Nov. 2)
    • March 9 (Feb. 8)
    • May 4 (April 5)
    • June 1 (May 3)
    • For an additional fee, there is a window for late registration.
    • If you are a student who qualifies for the free/reduced lunch program, then you will qualify for a fee waiver to cover the cost of the SAT.  See Mrs. Mathis in the Guidance Office to obtain a waiver form prior to the registration deadline for the test you plan to take.
    • Specific dates for SAT Subject Tests may be found on the College Board website
Looking for test prep resources?  See Guidance.

Potential Magazine - Parenting Teens to Achieve
This publication is free and is full of resources about scholarships, test prep, choosing the right college, and much more.  Check it out today!

NACAC National College Fair
* free event for all high school students and parents
* Sunday, September 16th from 1:00-4:00 p.m.
* BJCC
* 300+ colleges will be represented plus attend sessions on picking a major, getting financial aid & scholarships, and completing college applications
* for more information and to register ahead of time (recommended!), click here

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