Education

Arizona has highest ratio of students to school counselors in U.S.

Arizona’s student to school counselor ratio is the highest in the U.S., according to most recent data. There is one counselor for every 903 students.

Source: Arizona has highest ratio of students to school counselors in U.S.

“Arizona’s student to school counselor ratio is the highest in the U.S., according to most recent data. There is one counselor for every 903 students.”

This is not only a public health issue it is a school safety issue. Our counselors are a critical line of defense for our students and their families when is comes to mental health. Counselors can make the difference when a student and their family are struggling with a crisis.

As your representative I will fight for dedicated, sustainable public school funding to make sure our students have access to the help they need when they need it.