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Hours: *Mon-Thu: 8:00am-4:30pm
             *Fri: 8:00am-4:00pm

Location: P-201
Phone: (650) 354-8212


Our Mission

The mission of the Gunn High School Counseling Department is to deliver a comprehensive counseling program that supports the development of all students in the academic, college/career, and social/emotional domains. We are committed to advocating for each student to achieve academic success and personal wellness. Through a system of collaboration with students, parents/guardians, staff, and the community, we empower students to discover their personal success while being responsible, compassionate individuals that provide positive contributions to a diverse and ever changing world.

Our Vision

By engaging in the Gunn Counseling curriculum, All Gunn Graduates will be:

  • Contributing Community Members WHO:
    • Are empathetic and connect with the world around them.
    • Value diversity and collaboration
    • Think proactively about problem solving
    • Help those in-need and stand up to injustice
  • Critical Thinkers WHO:
    • Appropriately question, analyze, and evaluate information.
    • Can create goals that are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time bound.
    • Problem-Solve through innovative thinking, creative solutions and a growth mindset
    • Demonstrate the ability to self-reflect and adapt to change.
  • Self Reliant Individuals WHO:
    • Are able to follow through with expectations
    • Identify resources and self advocate to effectively reach goals
    • Seek opportunities and experiences particular to their personal interests and passions
    • Maintain a healthy balance of school, personal and extracurricular activities
  • Socially Aware Individuals WHO:
    • Demonstrate effective verbal and nonverbal communication
    • Establish healthy and mutually respectful relationships
    • Know that growth happens through experience
    • Value the diverse perspectives and strengths of others.