Welcome to the Counseling page!  Use the links to the right of this page to see more Counseling Links and Information.  Staff link to the right has contact information for the Counselors as well as listed below. We have a number of great videos and resources linked to our website for your convenience. 


If you have any schedule concerns please see your counselor. Office doors will be open beginning Wednesday. 
Need help in your subjects? Live online help is now available through the state of California. Click on the HELP NOW Brainfuse for more.
For COC, College Now information, please check the 11th and 12th

Grade Folders to the right.


Click here for SAT Updates


Visit the Pathways To my Future Page for information about upcoming college events.


Click here for the University of California Testing Requirement for Undergraduates


Department of Rehabilitation(DOR) General Services Video. 



College US History courses do not fulfill the US History graduation requirements

Beginning with the class of 2027, the US History course requirement for graduation can only be met by successfully completing a high school US History course.  College US History courses cannot be taken in lieu of the high school US History course graduation requirement.  


Credit / No Credit Option


In order to take a class for Credit/No Credit, the following criteria must be met:

  1. Student must be in 11th or 12th grade.
  2. Student must be on track for graduation.
  3. The class being taken for credit/no credit cannot be a class that is required for graduation or college admission.
  4. One course only per semester may be taken for credit/no credit.
  5. Request Form cannot be completed retroactively.
  6. Form must be completed by the 20th school day of the semester.
  7. Form needs to be completed each semester, it does not apply to the entire year.


If this is something you are interested in, please speak with your Counselor.


College Reps

West Ranch welcomes College Admissions Representatives on weekdays during lunch. Representatives are welcome to view availability and schedule visits using RepVisits (https://CounselorCommunity.com) 

Make sure to stay connected! Follow WR on Instagram or Facebook.


  • College Admissions WEBINAR for Students and Parents.  Visit the 9-11 grade folders to the right  to view the video.
Struggling with College Apps and Information? Don't forget our helpful videos on the 12th grade page

What is my Counselor’s email address?

Ms. Ferry A-Da: [email protected]

Mrs. Warford: Db-Ja: [email protected]

Mrs. Reynoso: Jb-Mas: [email protected]

Mrs. Woolridge: Mat-Sag: [email protected]

Mr. Gimber: Sah-Z: [email protected]



Crisis Information

Community Resources Guide. Click Here.

-Call 911 if you are in immediate danger to yourself

-Call 1-800-273-TALK(8255) (Suicide Prevention Lifeline)

-Call 988 Suicide Prevention Lifeline

-New  988 Lifeline Awareness Videos. Click here for more information.

-Text “HOME” to 741741 to speak with a trained crisis specialist

Hart District Warm-Line Request- For any student that is stressed, feeling down,

or in need to talk one- on- one to a social worker.

-Suicide Prevention and Awareness Resources. https://www.bethedifferencescv.org 


-For more wellness resources visit the Hart District Wellness site.


-For more resources visit the West Ranch Wellness Center Website HERE.


Click here for a list of Support Programs in our area.


Test Anxiety and Finals. Click here for the powerpoint presentation.


Students Must be Enrolled in 5 classes as per California Code, Education Code - EDC: 46145
Commencing with the first semester or quarter that begins after January 1, 1984, pupils in grade 12 shall be enrolled in at least five courses each semester or the equivalent number of courses per quarter.  If any pupil in grade 12 is required by medical prescription to attend school for less than five courses during the semester or the equivalent number of courses during the quarter, the average daily attendance allowed for that pupil's attendance shall bear the same proportion to one day of attendance as the number of courses in which the pupil is enrolled bears to five or the equivalent number for the quarter system.
However, this requirement shall not apply to pupils enrolled in regional occupational programs, regional occupational centers, courses at accredited postsecondary educational institutions, independent study, special education programs where the pupil's individualized education program establishes a different number of courses, continuation education classes, work experience education programs approved under the provisions of Article 7 (commencing with Section 51760 ) of Chapter 5 of Part 28, or any other course of study authorized by the governing board which is equivalent to the approved high school course of study.