The North Collins Guidance Department offers compassionate counselors who are ready to help your children with their educational, emotional, and personal needs on the pathway to success in school and beyond:

Mr. Robert English (Grades 10-12)  ext. 1311
Mrs. Erica Trysnicky (Grades 6-9) ext. 1314
Mr. Scott Gill (Grades PreK-5) ext. 2105

Additionally, this page offers a wealth of information for high school, vocational, and college-bound students to explore. 

North Collins Jr.-Sr. High Guidance Handbook

Graduation Requirements


If you are a parent/guardian wishing to enroll your student, please visit New Student Registration to locate the forms necessary to register your student.

SAT Registration and Test Dates

Please click here for the 2023-2024 SAT Registration and Test Site information. 

College Visits

We encourage students to consider visiting with recruiters from the colleges below to determine their specific program offerings, tuition and other costs, and other information. Please check back often as more college visits are announced!

Grand Canyon University 9/14/2023, 12:30pm Cafeteria
Gallisano Institute 9/18/2023, 11:30am Cafeteria
United States Navy 10/2/2023, 10:45am Cafeteria
Gannon University 10/10/2023, 9:00am Guidance Office
SUNY Potsdam 10/12/2023, 9:30am Guidance Office
Daemen University 10/20/2023, 1:15pm Cafeteria
Keuka College 10/24/2023, 10:30am Cafeteria
University of Albany 10/31/2023, 12:00pm Cafeteria


Student Aid Online

In-depth information on federal student aid programs, applying for financial aid, and repaying student loans can be found at


You may apply for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) beginning October 1 at   The FAFSA is the first step in the financial aid process. Use it to apply for federal student financial aid, such as the Pell Grant, student loans, and college work-study. Please contact Mr. English at 337-0101, ext. 1311 with any questions.

File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at or get the paper FAFSA from the Guidance Office.  When you submit an electronic FAFSA, you will also be able to complete HESC's TAP application online. The link to the online TAP application is on the FAFSA Submission Confirmation page.

Gather these materials:

  •   W-2 statements, if estimating
  •   Your parents income tax forms (if completed)
  •   Bank account balances and other asset values

File your application on time!  Apply as soon after January 1 as possible.  Check with your college about financial aid application deadlines.

Get the facts About Financial Aid

New York State's College Financial Aid Awareness Network Provides Financial Aid Information

Information available:

  • Federal and NYS financial aid programs
  • Career Planning
  • Paying for College
  • How to Apply
  • Ask the Expert - Online Q&As
  • Tips on how to prepare for college
  • Plan for your higher education

You and your parents should get a PIN from the U.S. Department of Education at if you plan to apply online. 

State Assessment Information

Information for parents on State assessments and Regents examinations is available in the Resources for Parents section of the SED website and will provide answers to common questions parents have about the state assessments, Regents examinations, and the standards. It will also feature a series of fact sheets in web and printer-friendly format. These will be available to help school administrators, teachers, and other education leaders address the concerns parents have about testing and their students.

Vocational Training

The Ormsby and Carrier Vocational Centers will be present in the high school in the coming school year to speak with all sophomores who are interested in attending vocational during their Junior year. Learn about courses in such career-driven fields as culinary arts, criminal justice, cosmetology, diesel mechanics, auto body repair, sports conditioning and many more. Please contact the Guidance Office at 337-0101, ext. 1310 with any questions you have or to discuss your options.


North Collins Central School offers career and technical education opportunities without regard to sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, political affiliation, age, marital status, military status, disability or use of a service animal.  

Scott Taylor - Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator
North Collins Central School
2045 School Street
North Collins, NY 14111
(716) 337-0101, ext. 1300