Counseling Office

Welcome to the AHS Counseling Office. We hope this information will prove helpful, leading you towards your path to your future. Research career choices, financial aid, scholarships, colleges, and much more. Here's some information we hope you'll find helpful:  PDF DocumentTransition to High School  

School Counselors

Jason Fogel: Students with last names beginning with A-L

Laura VanDyke: Students with last names beginning with M-Z

AHS Courses

Check out the AHS Course Descriptions.   

AP Test Information

PDF DocumentLetter to parents

PDF DocumentRegistration Forms

Testing Out

Students can earn high school credit by "testing out" of courses where they exhibit a reasonable level of mastery. Read more:

PDF DocumentTest Out Policy   

PDF DocumentTest Out Request Form 

Graduation Requirements

The Michigan Merit Curriculum outlines graduation requirements.

Here are AHS Graduation Requirements.

Online Learning

Allendale High School offers a variety of online Advanced Placement (AP) and regular courses. Check out course information for courses through Michigan Virtual School, then see Mr. Fogel or Ms. Pellegrom.

Personal Curriculum

A Personal Curriculum is available to all high school students. Check the Michigan Department of Education website for information. Notice: Parents have a right to request a  Personal Curriculum for their student at any time. If you would like to do so, please contact the counseling office. 


Seniors and alumni: To request your high school transcript to be sent to a college or university, please set up an account with Parchment.

Counseling Office

Allendale High School

10760 68th Avenue
Allendale, MI 49401
Phone: 616-892-5585
Fax: 616-895-4280
Kristin DeGroot
Jason Fogel
Guidance Counselor
Laura VanDyke
Guidance Counselor

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.