• Welcome to the JMS Guidance Office:

  • Students: Need to see a counselor? 

    Use this form

    Enrolling a student new to CPS? Please have the following documents:

    • Birth Record: Birth certificate, Visa, Passport, or Hospital verification letter
    • Parent/Legal Guardian's Proof of Residence: Signed lease, Deed/Warranty to the house, or Utility bill (gas/water/electric)
    • Immunization record

    The most convenient method in most cases is to enroll is online. However, paper copies of the CPS enrollment application are available at the school if needed. 

    The JMS Lottery opens every fall in October for the following school year. 

    • Families with current lottery elementary students should complete a CPS Lottery Transfer request.  These forms are managed by the lottery elementary schools.
    • Families with current JMS lottery students wishing to enroll a sibling for the following year:
      • Your students must attend Jefferson Middle School the same year to qualify for a sibling request
      • You will need to complete a Sibling Transfer Request form and turn it in to the registrar at JMS
    • Families residing outside of the Jefferson Middle School attendance area are encouraged to apply for the lottery online

    *Transportation is provided for all lottery students.

    *Once a student is accepted through the lottery process, they will be eligible to attend JMS for the remainder of their middle school career. If a lottery family moves, they should notify the registrar as soon as possible with updated proof of residency (POR) or update their address via the Campus Parent app and upload their current POR. 

    New and Existing Student Course Request Forms:

  • Guidance Office Main Phone: 573-214-3212

    Guidance Office Fax: 573-214-3396

    Guidance Calendar


    • Barbara Moore: Guidance Counselor (Last Name A-He) x 2     bmoore@cpsk12.org
    • Brieann Fountain (Last Name Hi-Mc) x 4      bfountain@cpsk12.org
    • Mike Hogan: Guidance Counselor (Last Name Me-Z) x 0  mhogan@cpsk12.org
    • Ann Baker: Outreach Counselor x 6  abaker@cpsk12.org
    • Amanda Farris: Special Education Chair x 3  afarris@cpsk12.org
    • Dan Ellis: School Psychologist x 47442 dellis@cpsk12.org
    • Nicole Worley: Educational Diagnostician X 47354 nworley@cpsk12.org