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Welcome to the H-W

School Counseling Office

The mission of the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District Pre K-12 Counseling Department is to guide students to become compassionate, responsible, and resilient individuals who are able to meet the challenges of an increasingly diverse and changing society.

The vision of the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District Pre K-12 Counseling Department is to create an environment in which students will feel safe and supported in an effort to maximize their individual potential.

As counselors, we work collaboratively to teach, model, and advocate for students.

  CEEB Code 222010

News and Events

Attention Sophomore & Junior Students & Parents/Guardians

Virtual College Panel - Wednesday, 2/15 @ 6:30pm

Join us for a virtual college panel, click here for more details. 

If you missed the presentation, the recorded link is available here.

MEFA Admissions & College Financing Seminar 

Wednesday, 3/8 @ 6:30PM - HWRHS Cafeteria

Join us for this in-person presentation regarding financial aid and the college application process.  Click here for more details.

If you were unable to attend, click here for the slide show presentation.  This event will also be available to view soon at

Post Secondary Fair for Students who Learn Differently

Thursday, March 23rd 2023, 6pm-8pm at Landmark School

Meet representatives from college and university admissions and student support services, gap year programs, technical schools, and other non-traditional options.

Click here for further details

Just the Facts

School Population - 451 students 

School Hours (M,T,Th,F) - 7:40—2:20

Wednesdays 7:40—1:30

School Colors - Blue & White

School Mascot - Gerry General

Nickname:  The Generals

Faculty - 47

Town Populations: (as of 2020 census)

  • Hamilton - 7,561
  • Wenham - 4,979

School Sponsored Clubs/Activities - 22

Number of Athletic Programs - 26

Average Class Size - 18.9 (21'-22')

Student/Teacher Ratio - 12.5:1 (21'-22')

Schedule - 5 day/7 Block rotating schedule

College Placement - 89% (2022)


Common Requests

Transcript Requests

Alumni Transcript Request Form


Work Permits

All minors under the age of 18 must complete an employment permit application and obtain the permit before starting a new job.

Applications for employment permits are available at:

Completed applications along with required documentations must be brought by the student to the main office at the high school.

To schedule an appointment, please contact Mrs. Miller at 


Contact Us

School Counseling Secretary: 

Sandy Williams  978.468.0480         

School Counselors:

Dr. Kristen Lazzaro - 
Director of School Counseling PreK-12
Julia Cahill-O'Shea
Matt Fitzgibbons
Erin Donovan            
School Adjustment Counselors:

Sue Howland  

Alison Trimby / Danielle Barry        978.468.0483

RISE Academic Coordinator:

Stefanie Rogal                              978.468.0432

775 Bay Road       
S. Hamilton, MA 01982
Phone: 978.468.0480         
Fax: 978.468.0241
7:30 AM to 3:00 PM