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Katy Independent School District

James E. Taylor High School


​​​9th Grade Counselor's Office   281-237-3159
Katrina Harwell​​
Counselor : A-Z   Email
Cathy Davis
​Secretary : 9th​   Email
​​​10th -12th Grade Counselors' Office   281-237-3165
Brandye SimperCounselor : A-C   Email
​Peggy Cameron​Counselor : D-H   Email
​Carol Cowand​Counselor : I-Mn  Email
​Karmen MundtCounselor : Mo-Sd   Email
Nancy Gonzalez​Counselor : Se-Z​   Email
Sonja Price​Secretary : 10th-12th​   Email
Ranessa MachannSecretary : 10th-12th​   Email​


Why Pay More for College Than You Have To?

Paying for college should not be allowed to break your bank as there are dollars and options available if you know where to look. This workshop will equip you with actionable knowledge you can effectively use to lower your out of pocket expenses. Ross has been conducting these workshops for KISD since 1992,

For more Information contact Ross Raymond at 832-877- 7557 or 

Teacher Ross Raymond Time 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Tuition FREE - No registration required 

Choose one of the following dates offered at two locations:

Cinco Ranch High School:
Tuesday, November 14 9th grade cafe 
Tuesday, December 12 Library

Taylor High School: 
Thursday, November 16 Library​


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.​​​

​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 is now open for you to apply for the 2016-2017 college year.  Go to  and a​​lso be sure to go to the FSA ID webpage to apply for your electronic signature for FAFSA at  It is required for those who will be signing your FAFSA​​.

The 2017-18 FAFSA season will began earlier than previous FAFSA cycles.  Please note the following important information for Juniors!​

GT screening window is open for all students interested in qualifying to take a GT level class.

Stop by the counselor’s office, either in the 9th grade center or main campus, and pick up a form OR you can download one from the new THSGT website

If you’ve never taken a GT class, you will pick up or download a Parent Checklist form.

If you’re enrolled in at least one GT class and would like to add more, you will pick up or download an Additional Subject Request form.

Deadline for submitting the paperwork into the counselor’s office (9th grade or main campus) is Wednesday, December 6th at 2:30pm
Absolutely NO late submissions will be accepted.​

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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