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Guidance and College Planning

The Guidance Department at Father Lopez Catholic High School offers services to assist students with issues that may arise during their four years of high school.  All counselors have earned a Master’s degree in guidance and counseling and are certified by the state of Florida. Students may see their guidance counselor for: academic counseling, scheduling, college counseling, and career guidance.

Students are assigned a counselor based on their last name:

Mrs. Becky Crowe
Director of Guidance and College Planning
Students whose last name begins with M-Z
Phone extension 303 
Fax 386.252.6101


Mrs. Tina Mathews
Guidance Counselor
 Students whose last name begins with A-L
Phone extension 325


Mrs. Catherine Oryschak
Administrative Assistant/ Attendance
Phone extension 313

Special Services

FLCHS ESE Director is available for students with Varying Exceptionalities who need Academic Support.


Mrs. Diana Sclafani
Director of ESE/Resource
Phone extension 318

Guidance Services

  • Meet freshman in Theology classes (Aug)
  • Maintain all student academic records
  • Assist students with academic concerns – meet with individual students throughout the year.
    • Evaluate student abilities, skills, and achievements
  • Develop educational plans through course selection and assist students with their Lopez 4 year plan
  • Schedule student classes (Jan – March)
  • Assist students with career exploration
  • Assist with college selection and application process
    • Scheduling college representatives' visits to the school
  • Meet juniors and their parents in small groups for college information (Nov – March)
  • Administer standardized tests:
    • High School Placement Test (HSPT) is administered to all potential freshmen in December. HSPT is used to determine a student’s scholastic ability and to allow FLCHS to appropriately place each student in classes.
    • Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is administered to all juniors and sophomores in October. Doing well on the PSAT may result in the student being named a National Merit Scholar and earning scholarships. The PSAT 8/9 is administered to freshman.
    • Advanced Placement exams administered to students in May
    • The ACT/SAT tests are taken by juniors during the second semester.  Students register on their own at  and