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Counseling & Guidance

El Capitan Counseling

ECHS Counselors


Andrea Evans

Andrea Evans

Counselor - 9th Grade
ECHS, ECHS Guidance
Michael Abarca

Michael Abarca

Counselor - 10th Grade
ECHS, ECHS Guidance
School: 384-5529
Alejandra Salas

Alejandra Salas

Counselor - 11th Grade
ECHS, ECHS Guidance
Eduardo Ruiz

Eduardo Ruiz

Counselor - 12th Grade
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Welcome to El Capitan High School's Guidance and Counseling Department

Our purpose is to provide a comprehensive counseling program that supports the educational needs of our entire student population. Our counseling program strives for academic, social, and emotional excellence by empowering and encouraging students, while simultaneously setting high expectations for every student. In addition, we hold ourselves responsible for providing services to our stakeholders; the faculty, staff, parents and community at-large, in order to truly make a positive difference in our student’s lives.
Counselors provide the following services:
  • Advise and assist with academics
  • Selection of high school courses
  • College planning
  • Arrange testing
  • Scholarship and financial aid information
  • Vocational and career guidance
  • Personal counseling
  • Six year plan development




Merced College

Need help with the Merced College Application? Join the Merced College Application Zoom Workshop for application assistance and information on the next steps. You will receive an email confirmation with a Zoom link for the workshop prior to the workshop. 

Application K-12 Workshops Dates & Times Via Zoom:

Wednesday, August 12th (10:00 AM & 1:00 PM)

Thursday, August 13th (10:00 AM & 1:00 PM)

Submit an RSVP by the end of the day on Monday, August 10, 2020.

RSVP Form Link: Merced College K-12 Application Workshop



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