Welcome to the Danville Middle School Counseling Department!

  • Are you concerned about a student at DMS? As a parent, teacher, or student, you can alert the Student Assistance Program (SAP) Team to your concerns by filling out a referral form here.  These referrals are anonymous and will allow us to follow up with the student and offer interventions when needed.
    DMS STUDENTS: You can use our Counselor Appointment Form for non-emergency situations where you would like to speak to a counselor.  Just fill out the form and Mrs. Ryan or Ms. Butler will reach out as soon as possible to meet with you!!!

    You will find the following information on this site regarding Danville Middle School:

     Role of a school counselor

    Information on Student Safety

    Contact information

    Special education information

     Important dates

     Information on peer groups that are offered

     Academic information

    Helpful links

    Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School

    Camp Cadet

    PSSA Results


    * All of this information can be found on the left-hand side of our page! *


    As school counselors at DMS, we believe:

    • Every student can be successful in our school
    • It is the the right of each student to have access to a safe and appropriate education
    • Each child is an individual learner and has individual needs
    • Each student will have access to academic, career, and personal-social counseling offered by a Pennsylvania Certified School Counselor
    • Student growth is facilitated by supportive counseling
    • Students become well-rounded, contributing members of society by being offered developmentally appropriate opportunities to gain self-awareness and to enhance the ability for planning their futures


    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Danville Middle School Counseling Department is to prepare all students to problem solve effectively, to pro-actively plan for their futures, and to be successful, safe, and healthy both in and out of school.  The Danville Middle School Counseling Department is committed to working collaboratively with all stakeholders (parents, families, teachers, administration, community) to ensure a comprehensive counseling curriculum that works to foster a student's academic, career, and personal success.