Sylvester Middle School
16222 Sylvester Road SW Burien, WA 98166

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sylvester Middle School
16222 Sylvester Road SW Burien, WA 98166


Counseling Center

The Sylvester school counselors are here to be an advocate for every student.  We can assist you in problem-solving any academic, personal, or social-emotional issue that may arise during your middle school years.  Please contact your student's school counselor via phone or email with any questions or concerns you may have.

Students with last names A-L:  Ms. Guerra (206) 631-6011

Students with last names M-Z:  Ms. Moy (206) 631-6010

Counseling Intern (all students): Ms. Carbonari                          

Students can connect with a counselor by submitting a request using this form.  Counselors can contact students and families via email, phone, text or zoom meetings.

If you need IMMEDIATE SUPPORT, try calling/texting one of these numbers:

  • 24-hour Crisis Line: 1-866-4CRISIS (427-4747) or 206-461-3222
  • Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ: 1-866-488-7386
  • Crisis Text Line: text “home” to 741741
  • Teen Link: 1-866-TEENLINK (833-6546) (Sat, Sun, Tues & Thurs Evenings from 6-10pm)

In Highline Public Schools, School Counselors take the lead to remove barriers for all students, knowing them by name, strength and need, using a student-centered approach to ensure they are aware of the many possibilities for their life after high school.  All students choose a postsecondary path aligned to their goals and values and achieve their fullest potential, build healthy relationships and commit to lifelong growth.

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