Guidance Counseling

Dave Peterson
Dean Peterson


The Dean of Academic Affairs takes the primary responsibility for developing student schedules. Each grade level has its own Class Advisor, responsible for providing academic and other support to the students in that graduating class.

College Preparation

Tasha Trumbo (class of 2002) developed a fantastic web page outlining the college application process. It contains links to many important financial aid and other resources. Her most important message:

Don’t procrastinate! Start right now!

Standardized Testing

The number to use for SAT and ACT testing is 052-108.

  • Click here for information about the ACT Test.
  • Click here for information about the College Board’s Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).

California High School Exit Exam

All students must pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in order to receive a diploma from Bitney College Prep.

  • Click here for information about the CAHSEE.
  • Click here to download documents explaining student eligibility for assistance in preparing for the CAHSEE after grade 12 (plus complaint rights, complaint policy procedures and complaint forms).

Community Service

The graduation requirements include 150 hours of community service. Please see the Community Service page for details.

Other Co-Curricular Opportunities

Bitney Prep continues to innovate and partner with other local organizations to create personalized educational experiences for our students: