phone: 240-740-3350
fax: 301-840-4679

Kellie Graham
6th Grade Counselor


Steffen Clarke-Jones
8th Grade Counselor

Chrisshon Porter
Acting CS
7th Grade 


Gianna Tober
Counseling Secretary

Support is here!

Counseling Services  
The Counseling Program at Ridgeview Middle School focuses on student development in two major areas:

  • Academic Achievement
    Career and Educational Decision-Making
  • Personal and Social Development

The Counseling Department supports Ridgeview Middle School’s academic program by providing guidance to students in their academic, career, and personal and social development. School counselors collaborate with parents, teachers, administrators and others to promote learning and help students establish and achieve their education, career, and personal goals. School counselors provide leadership to ensure that students benefit from effective strategies and services aligned with Montgomery County Public Schools.

Counselors deliver the program in a variety of ways. Responsive counseling services are provided in individual and group settings when students need help in any of the three areas of emphasis. The student, parent, or member of staff who sees the need for a particular issue to be addressed may initiate these services.

Counselors support the overall program by designing and coordinating activities necessary for the effective implementation of the school’s counseling program. Each counselor participates on interdisciplinary teams to help determine academic placement, strategic academic interventions and initiation of special services.   


Helpful Links

Please call the counseling department at 240-740-3350 for an appointment to enroll your child.  

Quick Guide to Enrollment, 560-24b
New Student Information, 560-24  
Student Emergency Information, 565-1   
Shared Housing, 335-75  
Change of School Assignment, 335-45  
Registration Webpage
High School Magnet Application Programs
NAVIANCE Family Connection

Additional Resources

Implementation of the Signs of Suicide (S.O.S.) Prevention Program

Please click the link below for more information regarding the SOS program and to access resources for students and parents. The information is in English and Spanish.

Haga clic en el enlace abajo para obtener más información sobre el programa SOS y para acceder a recursos para estudiantes y padres. La información está en inglés y español.

Link to resources

Mental Health Resources for Montgomery County Residents  

Maryland Youth Crisis Hotlines Online Chat

Youth Crisis Hotline of Montgomery County -301-738-9697
Someone to listen 24 hours a day. Calls are confidential.


Montgomery County Crisis Center – 240-777-4000
Free and immediate response to crisis situations (telephone/walk in)


Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline – 240-777-4417
This program investigates reports of suspected child abuse and neglect to ensure the safety of children and help families stay together.