Guidance Department

Contact Information

525 Montgomery Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 631-6318

County Prep High School CEEB CODE: 310603

Academy of Technology and Design CEEB CODE: 310616


October 2021 Guidance Newsletter!

Check it out here!

Please check out the newsletter for important dates, resources, and contact info!





County Prep High School's instructional program of 100+ courses focuses on college preparation in all major disciplines. County Prep offers a challenging and rigorous academic curriculum at all levels. In addition to the standard curriculum, all students complete a vocational major of choice equipping them with the skills and knowledge for potential college major and career pathways. The school year is based on a semester schedule and organized on a set, non-block schedule. 40 credits per year is the minimum taken by each student. Below are the baseline graduation requirements.


PowersSchool Parent Portal: Every parent/guardian should have a PowerSchool Parent Portal account.  This account allows gives parents/guardians daily access to their child’s grades and attendance as well as important school information.  Information on how to create parent portal account was included in the opening school information email. If you need help with PowerSchool Parent Portal, please contact your child's counselor. 

Naviance:  Naviance is a college and career readiness web-based program that provides students with college planning and career assessment tools. All college applications, college visitation schedules, emails, and signups to meet with school representatives will be facilitated through Naviance. Students received log-in credentials during their freshman year and should already have completed the Learning Styles Inventory and the Career Strengths explorer.

PSAT: Every October, our  sophomores and juniors take the PSAT. Juniors who take the PSAT may qualify to enter the competitions for prestigious scholarships and participate in recognition programs. Hint:   Sophomores should take advantage of this “practice test” Information about the PSAT as well as test review information is available at: Students are strongly encouraged to visit this website.

ACT/SAT:  Students are encouraged to visit the ACT and SAT websites for test dates and registration deadlines.  Fee Waivers are available for eligible students through their guidance counselor.

SAT Practice Questions:  The College Board will e-mail “SAT Practice Questions” to students every day.  Simply, create a student profile @  Make sure you check the box requesting the College Board to email you the SAT daily practice question.

Extended Test Time:  Students who qualify for “extended time” on tests need to request extended time through the SAT or ACT directly.  Students who have any questions should see their guidance counselor.

Student Athletes:    Students who are participating in sports with their home school district should see their guidance counselor for paperwork (Bus Route Change Form, etc. prior to the beginning of their athletic season.   Students should inquire with their counselor. 


T. Brennan, Guidance Counselor

S. Clutterbuck, Guidance Counselor

L. Mercer, Guidance Counselor

C. Ulivella, Guidance Counselor

P.  Villarruel, Guidance Counselor


D. Galluccio. Transition Specialist

A. Gherardi, Child Study Team Coordinator 

Yvette Thomas, Executive Secretary


Raquel Salgado, Clerk


Victoria Avella, Intern

S. Finn, School Social Worker

S. O’Reilly, School Social Worker

D. Reyna, Speech Language Specialist

E. Scibetta, Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant

Marisol Lopez, Bi-Lingual School Psychologist