Welcome to the Guidance Department at Independence High School. The goal of our department is to guide and support students through their high school experiences, as well as assist students and families in planning for the future.

We get to know all students through classroom lessons and individual meetings throughout all four years that students are on campus at Independence High School. We pride ourselves in maintaining relationships even as students leave our campus and begin their life and career paths.

Never hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or if we can assist in any way.
Connie Aquilano, Counselor -  Class of 2023 and 2025
Kyle Kovach, Counselor -  Class of 2024 and 2026

(216) 642-5875

Safe School Helpline and Suicide Prevention

Safe School Helpline
800-1-VOICE Ext.359
800-418-6432 Ext.359
Text 66746 Then Type Tips

Suicide Prevention
Text "4Hope" to 741741 
If you are in crisis and in need of immediate help:
Suicide Crisis Prevention Coalition
Learn About Teen Drug Use
Keep  Your Teen Safe 

CVCC Enrollment Application

CVCC programs are available tuition-free to high school students residing in the CVCC district, who are enrolled in a diploma-granting high school program.  This includes students enrolled in one of the associated public schools in the district, a home-schooling program, or a non-public school located within or outside of the district. Community school students, whether online or brick and mortar, may only enroll if the student resides within the CVCC district.
Download application here  CVCC Applications
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