The Guidance Department provides the assistance and the resources necessary for the students of Holyoke High School to prepare for and to pursue higher education and/or a rewarding career and to function as responsible citizens in a diverse society. Holyoke High School counselors will develop and deliver counseling programs and services that provide all students with the requisite knowledge and skills for success in the academic/technical, workplace readiness, and personal/social domains.
Our goal is to ensure that every student has these necessary skills for school and future success.


Guidance News


Counselor’s Coffee & Cocoa Club
February 27, 2015 at 7:30 AM in the Teachers' Cafe
Attention All Students! Come meet with the guidance department before school to talk about social media and how it can positively or negatively affect your future plans! Read more.

Academic Programs & Information

Academic Support Services

Course Selection Guide

Graduation Requirements/
Requisitos para la Graduación

Marking Periods & Issuance of Progress Report Cards

Renaissance - Academic
Incentive Program

School Calendars

School Profile

College Planning & Financial Aid

Accredited Online Colleges

Avanza College Fair

College Acceptances 2014-2015

College Representative Visits

College Scorecard

College Board/SAT/PSAT

Especialmente Para Latinos

FAFSA Help Available

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA)

Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA)


Testing Schedules - SAT and ACT

Transcript Request Form

Your Plan for College
(Parents/ students will need to contact their guidance counselor for their login information).

Websites & Resources

Community Service

EPP State Requirements

Mass College Resources

Mass. Transfer Options

MCAS Information

Military Opt-Out

NCAA Eligibility

500 Beech Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
Phone: (413) 534-2020
Fax: (413) 534-2098