School Counseling

PWCS cares deeply about students' emotional well-being. If a student is ever in an emergency situation he/she is encouraged to call 911 or utilize one of the resources listed below:

Emergency Resources:

ACTS Helpline 703-368-4141
24-hour Suicide hotline 988
Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline) 741741
PWC Child Protective Services Hotline 703-792-4200
PWC Community Services Board 703-792-7800

Counseling Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Patriot High School Professional School Counseling Program is to assist every student regardless of race, religion, gender, or beliefs in reaching his or her personal, academic, and career goals through a comprehensive counseling program. The counselors are committed to embracing diversity and including current programming that elevates the achievement of every student in a 21st-century learning environment. School counselors will work collaboratively to facilitate student leadership development and decision-making skills, and to support the development of strong character traits, focusing on skills and self-understanding that are important during and after high school.

Counseling Department Vision Statement

Patriot High School will help to develop the leadership capacity of all students and provide them with a practical skill set that enables them to be successful in the 21st century.