Middle School Counseling

The objective of Hyde Park Middle School’s Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive and collaborative counseling program that facilitates the needs of students, parents, educators within the Hyde Park community. Additionally, the HPMS counseling department remains committed to building authentic, engaged, and trusting relationships with all students and families. The following are key components of the Hyde Park Middle School Counseling Department;

Social Emotional Learning

Facilitate the development of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, interpersonal relationships, and responsible decision making for all Hyde Park students.

Classroom Guidance

Develop lessons and activities to present in students’ advisory classes that support the SEL Advisory objectives and curriculum.

Individual Counseling
Maintain dedicated office hours for students and/or parents to request private meeting times to discuss issues or concerns.

Group Counseling 

Establish peer supported counseling groups based on needs and interests. Most groups run six weeks at a time with the option of extending into follow-up individual counseling.


Develop and lead proactive, engaging organizations that offer students the opportunity to work collaboratively for the express purpose of achieving a common objective.

Parent Support

Through programs like Parent University and Coffee With The Counselors, offer opportunities to interact with parents regarding topics of interest and presentations.

Academics & Testing

Administer CTP5 standardized testing. 
Facilitate National Junior Honor Society & DUKE Tip identification programs. Manage A.P.T. (Academic Peer Tutoring) program at HPMS.

Hyde Park Schools admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, or religious affiliation, to all rights, privileges, programs and activities available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its education policies, scholarship, athletic, or other school-administered programs.