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Katy Independent School District

James E. Taylor High School



9th Grade Counselor

Katrina Harwell
Katrina Harwell
9th Grade Counselor  A-Z

Cathy Davis
Cathy Davis
Counselor Secretary


College: HCC, Univ of Houston
THS: 4 years   Katy ISD: 19 years

College: San Jacinto Jr. College
THS: 6 years

10th - 12th
Grade Counselors

Brandye Simper
Brandye Simper
Counselor A-C

Peggy Cameron
Peggy Cameron
Lead Counselor  D-H


College: Texas A&M, Hou Baptist
THS: 1 year   Katy ISD: 19 years

College: Baylor University
THS: 17 years  Education: 25 years

Carol Cowand 
Carol Cowand
Counselor I-Mn

Karmen Mundt
Karmen Mundt
Counselor Mo-Sd

Bea Addison

Bea Addison
Counselor Se-Z

​College: Univ of Texas, UH Cl  Lake
THS: 4 years  Education: 20 years

College: Arizona State University
THS: 13 year   Education: 34 years

Coll: UT-Austin, HBU, Lamar Univ​
THS: 2 years  Education: 19 years

Ranessa Machann
Ranessa Machann
Counselor Secretary

Sonja Price
Sonja Price​
Counselor Secretary

THS Running Mustang Logo 

​College: Austin Community College
THS: 10 years​

College: Metro State College
THS: 2 years 

Course Selection for 2019-2020

Course Selection Catalogs and sheets were given to the 9th, 10th and 11th graders during enrichment on January 22nd. You can access the Course Selection videos below. The counselors will meet with each and every student in the next two weeks. If you have any questions after your child meets directly with their counselor, please contact the counselor directly via email by clicking on their name above.

9th to 10th Grade Video

10th to 11th Grade Video


Naviance is the tool in Katy ISD for college searches and scholarship information. You can locate Naviance by searching for it in MyKatyCloud. 

Please see the powerpoint at this link​ for more details.​​​

Click the link below to see directions for College Applications on Naviance.

Naviance Instructions for Students

​​Counselor Newsletter


Safety Net

SAFETY NET Forms are available in both counselor offices and the junior office. It's an anonymous way to help prevent student violence, suicide, gang involvement and drug or alcohol abuse.​ More info...​

Graduation Requirements and Course Catalog​​ - CLICK HERE​

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

SENIORS - The FAFSA page is where you apply for financial aid for college, career school, or graduate school.​​​​​​

School Codes
                                Taylor High School Code:  443736 (CEEB for Collegeboard—SAT and ACT testing)
                                CDC or County-District-Campus Codes
                                Harris County Code:  101
                                District Code:  914
                                Taylor High Campus Code:  002
                                (THS CDC number is 101914002)  


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in its educational programs and/or activities, including career and technology programs, nor in its employment practices
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