New Hampshire - School Counseling—secondary grade levels (9-12): Programs and Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law requires the provision of school counseling or guidance services in secondary grade levels (9-12).

New Hampshire Administrative Rules Ed 306.15 Provision of Staff and Staff Qualifications.

(2) The counseling load in each middle school and each high school shall not exceed the equivalent of one full-time certified school counselor per 300 students enrolled;
(3) High schools with more than 4 school counselors shall provide a high school level certified director of school counseling to coordinate the implementation of the school counseling program plan and policy, unless (4) below applies; and
(4) District level certified directors of school counseling to coordinate K-12 implementation of the school counseling program plan and policy shall be provided in districts where the number of school counselors across all schools exceeds 10.

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