Carver Junior High School counselors are vital members of the education team. We help all students in the areas of learning to learn (academic achievement), learning to live (personal/social development), and learning to work (career development), ensuring today’s students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow.
Hello, I am Ebony Smith your 6th grade Guidance Counselor.
It is my philosophy that all students have the ability to be successful if given the proper tools. As the 6th grade counselor I will implement a guidance curriculum that will give students the tools to be successful in the social, emotional, and career aspects of their lives. I will also offer support individually or as a group. As the 7th grade counselor I am here to support the parent/guardian(s) and student(s), therefore if you have any questions please feel free to contact me at 864-594-4435

Guidance for 7th Graders!!

Hello, my name is Ernest Rice and I am the School Counselor for 7th grade.
As your 7th grade guidance counselor I will always implement the South Carolina Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Model by mode of a well-structured guidance curriculum, individual planning, responsive services, and systems support.
My responsibilities include the following:
  • EOCEP Testing
  • HSAP
  • SAT/Duke TIP (7th Grade)
  • Gifted/Talented Contact (Odyssey Program)
  • Individual/Group Counseling
  • AVID
  • Temporary Intervention Program Contact

Guidance for 8th Graders!!

Hello, my name Anthony Brothers. I am the School Counselor for the 8th grade.
  • 8th grade transition to 9th grade
  • PASS Testing
  • Junior Scholars
  • PSAT
  • EIGP’s
  • Special Education Contact
  • 504 School Coordinator
  • Mental Health Contact
  • SIC Counselor
Please contact Mr. Anthony Brothers if you have any questions. #Guidance for 8th Graders!!


The South Carolina Department of Education, in accordance with ACT 282, developed the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (P.A.S.S.) test in 2008.The test is administered over two sessions in March and May. Students in grades 3 through 8 take the test. The test covers the areas of writing, English language arts, math, social studies and science. Students in seventh grade take the test in all areas. Eighth graders take the test in writing, English language arts, math, and are randomly selected to take either the science or social studies portion of the test. The test results are used for school, district, state, and federal accountability purposes. For information not provided by the school or specific questions about the test, please refer to the State Department of Education website.


The South Carolina College-and Career-Ready Assessments (SC READY) are statewide assessments in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics that will meet all of the requirements of Acts 155 and 200, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) , the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA), and the Assessments Peer Review guidance. All students in grades 3–8 are required to take the SC READY except those who qualify for the South Carolina National Center and State Collaborative (SC-NCSC). SC READY Assessments are not timed, and both computer-based and paper-based testing will be available. Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) is the contractor.


The High School Assessment program (HSAP) meets the requirements of the State Educational Accountability Act (EAA of 2008) that states that each public school student pass an exit exam to receive a high school diploma. It is also used to measure student’s achievement on high school standards in accordance with No Child Left Behind. HSAP assesses selected South Carolina academic standards in English language arts and mathematics that students have had the opportunity to learn by the end of the 10th grade. The test is given to students, beyond the second year, after their initial enrollment in ninth grade.


The EAA of 1998 requires the development of end-of-course testing for gateway or benchmark courses. Those courses are Algebra 1, Mathematics for the Technologies 2, English 1, U.S. History and the Constitution, Physical Science, Biology 1 and Applied Biology. The exam will count 20% of the final grade for the course (except for the Biology courses which need approval by the Educational Oversight Committee)

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