The mission of the Paint Branch Counseling department is to support and prepare a diverse, collaborative community of learners for the challenges and rewards of the 21st century.

We provide a comprehensive program that includes individual and group academic achievement, foster personal growth, and interpersonal relationships. We adhere to rigorous high standards designed to promote curiosity, innovative, self-discipline, effort, responsibility, and respect as life-long learners.


Students who are entering the 9th grade can access the course selection bulletin here.  

Learn more about the Electives available to 9th graders below.



Tel: (301) 388-9920
Fax: (301) 989-6095



PBHS counselors are professional educators who advocate academic, intellectual, social and emotional growth for their students, enabling them to make optimal choices for their futures.


Counselors & Appointment Requests