St. Paul American School strives to provide a comprehensive counseling program, supporting all students in gaining academic, social, and emotional skills to aid them in becoming productive global citizens. All students will participate in classroom, group, and/or individual lessons and activities that foster community and healthy relationships amongst students, staff, and the greater St. Paul community. We at St. Paul celebrate diversity and are inclusive of students from all cultures and backgrounds.
St. Paul celebrates the diversity of its students’ culture, skills and knowledge. We create an inclusive environment where families, students, and staff can voice their opinions and contribute to our community. We empower students to advocate for themselves and others in a globally aware and responsive way.
Students are characterized by rapid physical growth, curiosity about their world and an emerging self-identity. School counselors enhance the learning process and promote academic achievement. Counseling programs are essential for students to achieve optimal personal growth, acquire positive social skills and values, set appropriate career goals and realize their full academic potential.
The St. Paul Counseling Program is designed to address the academic and developmental needs of all students through advisory and classroom guidance lessons. These lessons include the following topics and more:
Students may see the counselor for individual or small group counseling, to assist with a variety of concerns and problems, including but not limited to:
Parents are free to call or email the counseling office at any time for a meeting if you have academic, social, or personal concerns about your child. The counseling office will help to arrange small group or individual counseling, as well as outside referrals for intervention.