RHS Counselors

Riverdale High School has dedicated Guidance department professionals who are prepared to help students meet their requirements for graduation.

Mrs. Carol Hauger: 9th-12th (Last names A - Fran & IA, IS, Life Skills), Education Academy, Department Head
Ms. Lorri Mercer: 9th-12th (Last names Frao - Paz & Student Aides)
Otto Hampel: 9th-12th (Last names PB - ZZ & Dual Enrollment)
Traci Budmayr: IB Coordinator
Ashley Sexton: All current and former IB students, Student Aides

Graduation Information

Guidance - Cap and Diploma by Kayla Milan, RHS Web Design 3

Graduation Requirements

Entering high school 2014-2015 School Year and forward

FindMyCollegeMajor is a web tool that serves as a one-stop resource for students to explore majors at a Florida College of interest, obtain information about related occupations; and explore career opportunities.

ACT and SAT Information


ACT and SAT are college entrance tests that students should begin taking during their junior year (and senior year, too). It has been recommended for some students to take each of these tests twice; as this may improve upon their results. Students on free or reduced lunch may be eligible for a "test waiver," which will allow for a discount or even a free test (for first attempts only). Please come to the Guidance Department for more information on the ACT or SAT.

Financial Aid / Scholarships

ATTENTION: Students and Parents.

The School District of Lee County along with many local post-secondary institutions host Finacial Aid workshops and a variety of informational opportunties to help students learn how to fill out financial aid applications and to also apply for scholarships. The district also hosts a variety of public-interest meetings, clinics, and other workshops for the people within Lee County. If you are interested in attending any of these workshops or to gain a bit more information, then click on the link below for interests that work best for you!

Many great references and resources are provided by the RHS Guidance Department for those students and parents who are interested in scholarship opportunities. Please see the file links below for more details.