Western Guilford High School's

    Student Services Department

    Our Mission

    In partnership with our educators, parents/guardians, and community, our mission is to provide a comprehensive school counseling program that focuses on academic, personal/social, and career development, within a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment; so all students are empowered with the knowledge and skills to reach their fullest potential, and effectively contribute as responsible members of society.


    Please further explore our webpage to access many helpful resources.
    If you cannot locate the information you need or you need to meet with the assigned counselor,
    then you may schedule an appointment using the link below.





      ACT for ALL Juniors: March 7th 
    Make-up date: TBA




     Final Exams

    What courses have a GCS Final Exam?

     Other courses still have "Teacher-Made" exams which will be announced by your teachers. 


    Social Studies




    Civics and Economics

    Earth and Environmental

    English 1

    Math 2

    American History 1

    Physical Science

    English 3


    American History 2


    English 4


    World History






    Can students be exempt from exams?

    Yes, students can be exempt from teacher-made exams ONLY at this time. If a student has an A (90-100) in the class they may be exempt.

    Do students have to come in-person to test?

    Yes, all GCS Final Exams and EOCs are required to be taken in-person

    How much will the exam weigh?

    It VARIES. GCS Final Exams will count as 20% of the final grade. EOCs will count as 20% but we may receive additional guidance.

    GCS Final Exams will be online assessments that will be accessed via Performance Matters (administration guide attached).





     AP Exams SCHEDULE



    Families in Need of Food - Upcoming Free Food Give Away

    Click Here for Info About the Food Give Away


    Important Magnet/Choice School Dates

    High School Options Selections


    March - April 2, 2021

    Magnet/Choice High Schools will have access to Candidate data via Shared Folder (membership, grades, test scores, etc.)

    March 9

    Early College at Guilford (ECG) In-Person - Essay Writing

    ECG In-Person - MAP Growth Assessment

    March 20, 21

    April 5, 10, 11, 18

    STEM Early College at NCAT - Interviews

    April 5-9, 2021

    Deadline for HS Magnet/Choice programs to identify candidates in SchoolMint

    April 14 (six weeks from data receipt)

    Lottery & notification

    April 23

    Families accept or decline offers

    April 30

    Families can make an appointment to enroll at a school site

    Click here to Visit the Magnet/Choice Website





    Western Showcase Flyer  




    Western Showcase-Registration Info Session PowerPoint






    Pre-Registration/Course Selection Tool 

    As long as these links are posted they are available for use. 



    Western Guilford Middle


    All Other MS's (i.e. Brown Summit, Lincoln, GSO Academy, New Garden Friends, etc. - NOT Kernodle or WG Middle) 


    Current WGHS