Alton School District: 550 Landmarks Blvd. Suite A, Alton, IL 62002 | Phone: 618-474-2600 Fax: 618-463-2128

  Alton High School Guidance Department

Be sure to check out all the new information assembled for you to take advantage of the great academic opportunities at Alton High School. We know the work hard it takes for you to reach the success you are striving for (even if all the pieces do not fit just yet). And, we are here to support your journey as you move closer and closer toward your graduation night!!!

We are the REDBIRDS and this is our motto,

"Redbirds Soar Above the Rest!"


Twitter: We are on twitter @GuidanceAHS for information regarding scheduling, college/career planning, testing, scholarship information, and updates on upcoming guidance related events.

 Upcoming events 

                                                                     Contents related to AHS

(Great internet resources listed below the squares.)


(added as we receive them)


Graduation Information

Senior Assembly PowerPoint

Info for Graduates

Info for Guests

Cap & Gown Pick Up Day

Dress Code/After Grad/Other Info


Course Description Guide

(Also referred to as the Red Book) 


Registration Information

2016-2017 Course Description Guide

Program of Studies

Registration Form

Honors Recommendation Form

Early Bird Form



"Financial Aid Process" Presentation




"Senior College Planning"  Presentation 




Academic Essentials


 Summer Opportunities

(Link is through the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling) Just touch the sun!

This information is provided for your information. Many "camps" are on college campuses for little if any cost. The district does not endorse any in particular. 

Other Opportunities:

-Ranken Tech: Rising 11th and 12th graders-Challenging, Free, and College Credit!

-University of Missouri-St. Louis Bridge Program, Rising 10th and 11th graders. Deadline May 20, 2016 (They extended the deadline to the 20th.)


Common Core State Standards


Academic Advisement Policy


 Rising Sophomore Registration

Rising Sophomore registration video

 College Visits

(Touch above for the list. Please come to sign up in the Guidance Office. A pass will be sent for you the day of the college visit.)

Enrollment Process

Graduation Requirements


Have you ever thought about being an international Rotary Exchange student? Check it out!

General info: A and B 

(You could host a Rotary International Youth, too!)

Just see your counselor. 



New Student Registration


Student Athlete



Pillars of Support

Academic & Social

(Copies in each AHS office & will print on legal size paper) 

Testing Information

Testing Brochure



ACT information regarding accommodatons


Transcript Release Form


Club and Organizations


AHS College Planning Guide



 Planning for the Future!



Class of 2018

Community Service



Need math help?

 The Math department recommends:

"Course/Program of Studies" 

(condensed long sheet)

(single legal sized page listing of all classes offered at AHS with accompanying course numbers)



Guidance hours 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

- Applying to College


- Career Searches

- College Rankings

- College Search

- Financial Aid and Scholarships 

- Multi-cultural Students

- Students with Special Needs 

- Tests and Test Preparations 





Alton School District: 550 Landmarks Blvd. Suite A, Alton, IL 62002 | Phone: 618-474-2600 Fax: 618-463-2126

Alton High School: 4200 Humbert Rd., Alton, IL 62002 | Phone: 618-474-2700 Fax: 618-463-2092