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Students are encouraged to drop in before school, after school, and during lunch. Parents and students may schedule an appointment to meet with a counselor by calling emailing, or filling out a Counselor Referral Form in the Student Services Center, Front Office or Library Media Center.


Natomas Charter School has partnered with the Naviance company to help students with all steps of the College/Career Exploration process.

All PFAA and VLA students have an account using their Charter email as their user name and the password of their choosing.  

Here is the link to our page on Naviance


To reset your password, please use the "Forgot Password" link through Naviance. Then check your school email to reset your password. 

Counseling Services Offered

Middle & High School Academic Counseling

  • 4 year academic plan (PFAA and VLA)
  • Study skills and test-taking strategies
  • Enrichment and advanced education opportunities
  • Academic workshops for students and parents

College Counseling

  • College exploration
  • College entrance exams (SAT and ACT)
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • College applications
  • College preparation workshops for students and parents

Career Exploration & Counseling

  • Career inventories, assessments, and exploration tools
  • Career interests and post-secondary options
  • Service learning projects, job shadowing opportunities, internships
  • Development of resumes and cover letters
  • Job searches and practice interviews

Social Emotional Health