Guidance & Counseling

Vision Statement

Through advocacy, leadership, and collaboration, South Garland High School counselors will increase the number of students graduating from high school by creating a well-rounded, emotionally confident student to meet the demands of college and career, one student at a time.

Mission Statement

At South Garland High School, our mission is to promote an environment which encourages personal growth and discovery, social responsibility, and academic success.

Counseling Staff

Plans & programs

Dallas County Promise

The Dallas County Promise is a last-dollar scholarship that covers tuition (cost of classes) at partner colleges and offers a Success Coach for 2024 Dallas County high school graduates from participating campuses with options for all Texas residents. 


Scholarships help make college/tech schools affordable. To find more information about scholarships visit our Financial aid and scholarships page.



No student should be subjected to bullying or harassment that interferes with their ability to learn or their safety.

Visit the Bullying Prevention and Investigation page on the district website for more information and resources.

Anonymous Alerts®

You can use the Anonymous Alerts® webform or mobile app to quickly, easily and anonymously report bullying, cyberbullying and other sensitive topics to school officials.

Anonymous Alerts® is monitored by GISD Security 24-hours daily and should only be used for serious and urgent matters. In the event of an emergency or life-threatening event, always call 911.

Submit an Anonymous Alert®

Download the app

To place a report from a mobile device, first download the free Anonymous Alerts® app from the Apple App Store or Google Play store. Then open the app and enter activation code garlandisd.