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Plan for Success

CHS students have a bright future ahead, and our guidance counselors want help them achieve their goals. Whether students are planning to enter the workforce after high school, go on to college, or join the military, we are here to help them make that transition smoothly and successfully. 

Our guidance and counseling department helps students with registration, orientation, choosing courses of study, and graduation. We also provide guidance when it comes to summer and independent study programs, assessment testing, college applications, financial aid, career training, and military enlistment.

Graduation Information

To earn a high school diploma from Corcoran High School, students must:

  • Accumulate a total of 260 semester credits 
  • Complete specific course requirements outlined in the CHS Course Planner
  • Achieve passing grades in the English/Language Arts and Mathematics sections of the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)

Testing Information

Our guidance counselors are here to help your child study, schedule, and pass the following assessment tests:

  • ACT
  • SAT
  • AP Testing
  • CAHSEE
  • CAASPP - The CAASPP link will take you to resources to help you understand the new state testing system — California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP).

United States Military

Corcoran High School is proud to provide information about military enlistment. Students can begin to prepare for a career in the military through our JROTC program. You can also get more information by contacting our local recruiters by e-mail or phone:

Jason A Pruitt, Staff Sergeant, United States Army (559) 582.9561

Michael Sibley, Staff Sergeant, United States Army (559) 817.7100

ASVAB

The ASVAB is a multiple-aptitude test that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military. Please contact a CHS guidance counselor for test dates.

United States Service Academies

Air Force Academy – Colorado Springs, CO
Coast Guard Academy – New London, CT
Merchant Marine Academy – Kings Point, NY
Military Academy – West Point, NY
Naval Academy – Annapolis, MD