Guidance Office: 203.245.6360

FAX: 203.245.6356


SAT - 2019 Fall/Winter
Testing Dates
August 24 July 24
October 5* September 5
October 19 (PSAT only) See Guidance
November 2* October 2
December 7*

November 7

*DHHS is a designated testing location on these dates.

ACT - 2019 Fall/Winter
Testing Dates:
September 14 August 16
October 26 September 27
November 9 (Pre-ACT only) See Guidance
December 14 November 8
February 8 January 10

College Fair 2019

This year, the Guidance and School Counseling Department will be hosting their annual College Fair on October 24, 2019 from 6 – 7:30 in the school’s gymnasium.  Nearly 100 college, career, technical and post-secondary representatives to meet with students and parents of all grades.   Note:  This will replace the one April College Fair.

First page of the PDF file: Listofschoolsatcollegefair2019

College and Financial Planning Night

The Guidance and School Counseling Department hosted their Senior College and Financial Planning Night on Thursday, September 26th,  the Guidance and School Counseling Department discussed the following; Senior fall calendar dates, Naviance, Common Applications, Early Action/Early Decision, the College Application essay, scholarships, and more! 

Then, Lewis DeLuca the Coordinator of Student Financial Literacy & Advising from Southern Connecticut State University will hold an informative presentation, ‘Paying for College’.  Parents from all grades are invited to attend.

For those unable to attend, the video from that evening will be available soon.



Attention Parents/Guardians:

The guidance office frequently sends important information via Naviance to parent/guardian emails. Please make sure that you have an active email account in Naviance.



Brag Sheets

Attention Parents/Guardians of the Class of 2020:

Parent Brag Sheets and Student's Junior Candidate Statements are now due to your School Counselor.    Copies were mailed home but they can be accessed on the Junior Information page or in the individual's (parents or student's) Naviance accounts by completing the Survey in the About Me Section.  If you need your account information re-set, please call the Guidance and School Counseling Department at 203.245.6360.


SAT/ACT Review class:

A review course will be offered at Daniel Hand High School to prepare students for the SAT and ACT. The class will meet immediately after school at 2:05 pm until 3:00 pm for 10 sessions.  The first class will be on Monday, March 9th with the last class on Tuesday, March 24th.  The fee for the course is $150.

For more information send an email to:

Interested students should bring a check, $150 made out to DHHS, to the main office. Class size is limited to 30 students.