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Contact Information

  • Jayme Perea, BS/MA
    School Counselor, Alpha A-L

    Phone: (505) 833-7540 ext.57650
  • Adrian Estrada, MA
    School Counselor, Alpha M-Z

    Phone: (505) 833-7540 Ext. 57644
  • Paula Vigil, MA
    School Counselor, Attendance

    Phone: (505) 833-7540 ext. 57518

Request Forms

If you have questions or would like to meet with your counselor. Please fill out their form (Students only).

If it is an emergency and during school hours, please come directly to the front office and talk to a staff member . Staff members, please call the counselor's extensions.Request for help or to meet with Mr. Estrada

Crisis Support

If you or someone you know is in crisis, please do hesitate to ask for help. If it is an emergency, please call 911.If it is not an emergency and during school hours (M-F 7:30 am-3:00 pm), call (505) 823-2327 and talk to someone (do not leave a message). If it is after school hours, please call the NM Crisis Line at 1-855-662-7474 or text the word HOME to 741741.

Learn more on the NM Crisis Line webpage.

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline
    Phone: 1-800-273-8255
    Phone (Spanish): 1-888-628-9454

JCMS counselors promote personal development through individual and group counseling sessions and help students transition from grade to grade. If necessary, the counseling center will link a student or a family to an appropriate service provider.

Please contact the counselors listed on the left of this page for assistance with counseling, academic classes, bullying, mediation, health and wellness team referrals, and any other array of social-emotional concerns.

JCMS Counseling Office strictly adheres to the confidentiality guidelines that have been established by the American School Counseling Association. Here is one of the key points to understand regarding counselor confidentiality:

Confidentiality simply means that whatever is said in a counseling session will remain between the student and the counselor.

Exceptions to Confidentiality

There are exceptions to the rule regarding confidentiality:

  1. If a student says that he/she is thinking about hurting him/herself.
  2. If a student says that he/she is considering hurting another person.
  3. If a student reports that they are being hurt/abused. In these three cases, the appropriate people will be contacted to ensure the safety and security of all people involved.

Counseling and Therapy Resources

The document was intended to provide families with resources for counseling or therapy. It is crucial for families to research to determine a fit that suits their student's needs based on cost and insurance. APS and JCMS does not endorse any particular agency or therapist.

JCMS Referral Resources

Student Resource Document

JCMS Student Resource Document

Homework Resources