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Taylor Counseling

*Update regarding request to speak to a counselor 

*Dear Students and Families,

Thank you for reaching out to our counseling office. Please know that although school is currently closed, we are doing our best to continue to support your needs on a variety of levels.

We will be in contact with you as soon as possible to assist you with your request.

If you are in crisis and need to talk to someone immediately, please don’t wait. Contact one of the following resources right now.

Teen Lifeline
Calling available 24/7. Texting available 12pm-9pm on weekdays and
3pm-9pm on weekends. Peer counselors are still available from 3pm to
9pm every day.
602-248-8336 (TEEN)
800-248-8336 (TEEN)

Crisis Text Line
Text "START" or "HELLO" to 741741

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Crisis Intervention
        (480) 850-9230

More important information about our current school closure can be
found at the Mesa Be Prepared webpage at

Thank you.

Taylor Jr. High adheres to the philosophy that student services are an essential and integral part of the overall educational process. The Taylor Counseling Department incorporates several different approaches to support academic achievement, personal and social growth, and career exploration. Students can sign up to see their counselor by coming before school, after school, during lunch or make an online request. Then, when the counselor is available, the student will receive a call slip.

Counseling Staff

Annaliza Castillo         8th Grade  

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Anabel Garcia         7th Grade  

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Ruby Alvarado Hernandez

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The Counseling Department will adjust schedules:


  • For incorrect placement by grade or course level
  • For an incomplete schedule (missing a period, there should be 8 periods)

Please note: requests to change teachers, teams and electives are not subject to change.


Click here for Information on Suicide Prevention


Counseling Hours: 8:00 - 4:00 Monday - Friday

*No Wednesday after school hours (2:00pm-4:30)*