Counselor Information

2020 Graduation Date: May 30, 2020 at 12:00pm


General Information

Home Access Center

Home Access Center Form – Parents can request access to their student's gradebook records.  Fill out this form and submit it to the front office to be processed. 

Course Description Book - District resource for all courses offered with descriptions, including CTE Endorsement Flowcharts

K/AP Entry Requirements

Grade Level Classification Chart

Graduation Requirements

Foundations with Endorsements Graduation Plan

Endorsement Chart

Endorsement Plan Presentation

Beginning with the Class of 2018 and beyond, in order for a student in the state of Texas to graduate AND walk across the stage, he or she must complete the following:

  1. Complete all graduation requirements for the Foundations, Foundations plus Endorsement or Distinguished Level of Achievement Plans.
  2. Successfully pass all STAAR End of Courses Exams for English I, Biology, Algebra I, English II, and U.S. History.

For further information regarding these graduation requirements, please see our district course description book. **


Course requirements:



Plus Endorsement(s)

Distinguished Level





English (4) & PACE (.5)






+1 additional advanced math course

Incl. Algebra II



+1 additional advanced science course


Social Studies




Languages other than English (Foreign Language) 

2 (of the same language)



Fine Arts




PE (1) and Health (.5)






+2 electives


Total Credits for Graduation





Latest Counselor News

March 2, 2020 at 6:30pm-

Audience: Incoming 9th Graders-Building the Falcon Flight Plan.  An evening to learn about courses and schedule for the 2020-21 school year.  

9th Grade Resources
10th Grade Resources
11th Grade Resources
12th Grade Resources
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Scholarships - This is the link to the district's list of several local, state and nationwide scholarship opportunities. 

FAFSA Presentation

FAFSA Step-by-step Guide

Scholarships for Undocumented Students

Leadership Opportunities

      HOBY (10th Grade Students)

      Boys/Girls State (11th Grade Students)

      Lonestar Leadership High School (11th Grade Students)

Community Resources/Mental Health

2019-20 Community Resource Guide

CFISD Clothing Closet ~ [Español]

Mobile School Market ~ [Español] -School Market, located at Cypress Ridge High School every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, is open to the community.  

Special Populations Resources

Student Prevention and Internet Safety

Additional District Community Resources


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