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Jr./Sr. High School Counseling Office

The Jr./Sr. High School Counseling Office Strives To Guide Cooperstown Central School District Students Toward Graduation, With The Courses, Credits And Testing Requirements They Need. Our Three School Counselors Assist With Career Exploration, College Planning, The College Application Process And Financial Aid. They Also Work Directly With Students Throughout Junior And Senior High School To Help Them Adjust To Academic Demands And School Culture.


RESOURCES

Please use our Google Drive to access Transcript Requests, Assessment Calendars, the College Planning Guide, and other documents from the Counseling Office.

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College for Every Student

If you need any assistance accessing or reading any of the above documents, please contact the Counseling Office.


Counselor Referral Form

CCS 7-12 Counseling Referral Form Please use this form to request counseling services for a student. Someone from the Counseling Department will contact you within 3-5 school days. Please note: this form is not intended for emergent mental health needs. 


See Below for School Counselors Assignments:

Katie Baldo

  • Grade 9-11    Last Name   A-K
  • Grade 12       Last Name   A-L

Rachael Huntley

  • Grade 9-11   Last Name   L-Z
  • Grade 12      Last Name  M-Z


Christine McBrearty-Hulse  

  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

  • Mrs. McBrearty-Hulse's Hours at High School: (When school is in session) 
    • Mondays - 12:15 - 3:10 pm
    • Tuesdays - 12:15 - 3:10 pm
    • Wednesdays - 8:00 - 11:15 am
    • Thursdays - 12:15 - 3:10 pm
    • Fridays - 8:00 - 11:15 am


ACADEMIC PROGRAMS


Acclerated Courses:

  • Mathematics Science, Foreign Language and Art

Advanced Placement Courses: 

  • English Literature, European History, US History, Calculus AB, Biology and Environmental Science

College Level Courses:  Dual Enrollment through Herkimer College

  • English 11 Honors, College Prep Honors, AP US History, Intro to Statistics, Topics in Contemporary Math, and Spanish III.

Honors Courses English and Social Studies  

Career and Technical Education Opportunities through our Regional BOCES


Academic Year Course Offerings

English Social Studies Mathematics
English 9R Global History IR Algebra IA
English 9H Global History IH Algebra IB
English 10R
Global History IIR Algebra IR
English 10H AP European History Foundations in Geometry
English 11R US History & Govt. R Geometry R
English 11H* AP US History* Algebra IIR
English 12 Participation in Govt. Pre-Calculus
Honors College Prep 12* Economics AP Calculus
AP English Literature Psychology / Sociology Intro to Statistics*
Creative Writing War in the 20th Century Topics in Cont. Math*
Theater Arts Civil War / Current Events Computer Programming I
Historical Perspectives of Film Computer Programming II
Human Rights Advanced Algebra w/ Financial Applications

Science Foreign Language Art
Unified Science French IR Studio Art
Earth Science R French IIR Ceramics
Biology R French IIIR Drawing & Painting
Chemistry R French IVR Illustration & Design
Physics R Spanish IR
Anatomy & Physiology Spanish IIR
Forensic Science Spanish IIIR*
AP Biology Spanish IVR
AP Environmental Science Spanish V
American Sign Language
Music Technology
History of Rock & Roll Principles of Engineering
Music Theory Design & Drawing for Prod.
History of Jazz Materials Processing
Keyboarding Residential Structures
Music Composition Renewable Energy
Concert Choir Energy & Power
Concert Band Robotics
Cad/3D Printing

Physical Education, Health, and Freshman Seminar are required courses.
Unless otherwise noted, courses are worth 1 credit.
All AP courses are worth 1.5 credits.
With the exception of Anatomy, Physiology, Unified Science and Forensic Science, all science courses have labs and are worth 1.5 credits
*Denotes college credit available through Herkimer College


 Grading System / Class Rank

  • Cooperstown High School utilizes  a  numerical  grading  system  based  on  a  100  point  scale. Students must earn a score of 70 or greater to earn credits. Honors and AP Courses are weighted at .25 and .3 respectively. Students strive to master all Regents, Honors and AP courses. Our weighting formula disallows course averages above100.
  • Class rank is determined by a weighted, cumulative numerical accounting of each student’s final course averages from grade nine to graduation. Class rank is computed at the end of semesters five through eight and all final averages are included.


 New York State Regents Diploma, Class of 2019

Students are entitled to a New York State Regents Diploma by earning 25.5 units or credit as follows:  

Satisfactory completion of each of the following credits

Course Credits
English 4
Social Studies 4
Math 3
Science 4.5
Second Language 1
Art or Music 1
Health .5
Freshmen Seminar .5
Physical Education 2
Electives 5
Total Credits 25.5

 Examinations

Students must pass the following Regents examinations with > 65:

  • 1.English LanguageArts
  • 2.American History and Government
  • 3.Global History and Geography
  • 4.One Mathematics Exam (Algebra, Algebra II orGeometry)
  • 5.One Science Exam (Living Environment, Earth Science or Chemistry)

Certain CollegeBoard Achievement Tests or AmericanCollege

Testing Program scores may be substituted for Regents examinations.                      


 NY State Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation

Requirements for this diploma are the same as above plus a student must pass the following Regents exams with a score greater than or equal to sixty-five: Geometry, Algebra II/ Trigonometry and a second science Regents Exam. Students must also pass three years of study in the same foreign language.

Students will earn an Honors Designation when the average score of all required Regents Exams is greater than or equal to ninety.

  CLASS OF 2020 PROFILE

                                                

Diplomas and Awards                                                      #        %

  • Number of Graduates from Senior Enrollment.................... 76      100
  • NYS Regents Diplomas ...................................................... 28      37
  • NYS Regents Diplomas with Honors  .................................  2        3
  • NYS Regents with Advanced Designation........................... 20      26    
  • NYS Regents with Adv. Designation with Honors ..............20       26
  • Honors Graduates (Cum. GPA above 92.5) ..........................23      30          

Post Secondary Plans

  • Four-year Colleges .............................................................. 49      64
  • Two-Year Colleges ...............................................................14      18
  • Employment ........................................................................  9       12
  • Military Service .................................................................... 1        2
  • Gap Year ............................................................................... 3        4  

Scholarships

  • NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence*.................................. 3
  • Clark Foundation Scholarships*....................................................... 47
  • Van Horne Scholarships......................................................................3
  • Minnie Marsh White Scholarships......................................................2
  • Thayer Family Scholarships................................................................3

Academic Honors

  • AP Scholars.......................................................................................... 14
  • AP Scholars with Honor....................................................................... 2
  • AP Scholars with Distinction................................................................ 4
  • National AP Scholar.............................................................................. 1

Of the class of 2020, 51 percent will attend private institutions and 49 percent public. 47 percent seniors will study in New York State while 16 percent will attend colleges in Colorado, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts,  New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island. 

*Denotes merit based scholarships based on NYS Regents Exam average scores and cumulative GPA respectively.