The mission of the Copper Ridge School Counseling Program is to provide every student with a comprehensive school counseling program centered around an engaging curriculum that encourages the highest level of student achievement and excellence through their growth in academic, career and personal/social domains. In partnership with teachers, administrators, parents and a caring community, the school counselors will help every student to be a successful lifelong learner and problem solver.
Our VisionCopper Ridge students are high-achieving learners who graduate college and career ready, well prepared to meet the challenges and high expectations of the 21st century. All students participate in rigorous curriculum with high-quality academics for self-directed personal growth supported by a comprehensive school counseling program that facilitates strategic partnerships between the school, family and community. As successful, life-long learners and productive citizens, each of our students achieves excellence, making a positive difference in our schools and community.Knox County School Counselors Believe- Student achievment is maximized by participation in a comprehensive school counseling program that is planned, managed, delivered and evaluated by licensed professional school counselors.- Data must be analyzed and translated into goals that guide the development of the comprehensive counseling program promoting student achievement.- All students can achieve and meet high standards that will result in college and career sucess.- School counselors must be leaders, advocates collaborators who create equitable access to rigorous curriculum and oppurtunities for self-directed personal growth for every student.- Applying the ASCA Ethical Standards for School Counselors empowers school counselor to make decisions based on the highest moral principals to promote the maximun development of every student.