Counseling Center

ADM Counseling Center Mission Statement

The ADM School Counseling Program, in partnership with our communities, is committed to developing a comprehensive, measurable, developmental program that addresses the academic, career and personal/social development of all students in a challenging and supportive learning environment.

• ADMHS Counselor Virtual Offices

If you need to see your Counselor, please visit their virtual office by clicking on one of the links in the column to the right.  You can also look around to see if there are any other helpful tidbits!

• Transcripts

Request a Transcript     Current and former ADMHS students may request transcripts by using this link

• College / Trade School Rep Visits @ ADM

Until further notice, all college rep visits will be done virtually.  Students may sign up via Flexisched.  Seating is limited to 12 students.  Unless otherwise noted, visits are in Room 205.

  • Sep 23 – Northwest Missouri State
  • Sep 30 – Grandview University  click here for info on additional virtual visit dates
  • Oct 7 – University of Northern Iowa (postponed to 10/29)
  • Oct 8 – Central College
  • Oct 14 – Truman State
  • Oct 15 – Hawkeye Community College
  • Oct 20 – Iowa State University
  • Oct 21 – Drake University (postponed to 10/27)
  • Oct 22 – Van Wall Equipment: John Deere Tech Sponsorship
  • Oct 27 – Drake University (rescheduled from 10/21)
  • Oct 28 – Buena Vista University (postponed to 11/4)
  • Oct 29 – University of Northern Iowa (rescheduled from 10/7)
  • Nov 3 – Loras College
  • Nov 4 – Buena Vista University (rescheduled from 10/28)
  • Nov 5 – Wayne State
  • Nov 5 – Iowa State University – evening virtual visit with Admissions Counselor Kate Crow @ 6:30-7:30 Click this link to connect via Zoom!
  • Nov 18 – Iowa Central Community College


• Course Catalog

Course Catalog                Courses offered at ADMHS for 2020-21 school year

• Driver’s Education at ADMHS

Street Smarts Registration               

Driver’s Education classes are not offered as a part of the curriculum at the Adel DeSoto Minburn School District.  However, the district does contract with a private company, Street Smarts, that provides this instruction at our high school location for the convenience of our students and parents.  Terms of enrollment, conditions of training, and all correspondence shall be administered by Street Smarts.  Please visit the Street Smarts at the link above, or call 515-279-1112 for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: If you qualify for free or reduced lunches, and you have signed the waiver at school registration, you may be eligible for a free or reduced-price driver’s education class.  Please register online by choosing the check/cash/money order option and then call the Street Smarts office at 515-279-1112 to let them know of your status.

• Scholarship Info

Local Scholarship Information   

General Scholarship Information

Find our currently-listed local scholarships and general scholarships.  Local scholarship offerings typically begin to post near the beginning of second semester.


• Links for College, Career, Financial Aid, & ACT Test Info

Quick Guide for College, Career and Fin Aid Web Links  


The ACT is administered at ADM HS annually on the April national test date. (ADM’s College Board High School Code #: 160-010.  This must be used to complete ACT registration if you want your scores to be reported to ADM HS).  Many other schools within the central Iowa area host for the other test dates noted below.  For testing locations and registration information, go to www.actstudent.orgregister early, as spots are held on a first-come, first-served basis.  

STUDENT-ATHLETES PLEASE NOTE:  if you are planning to register with NCAA Clearinghouse, designate it on your ACT registration by using the Eligibility Center code of 9999 to ensure the score is reported to the Eligibility Center.  (There is a separate charge to send them later if you did not direct ACT to forward scores to NCAA.  The NCAA will not accept scores shared from ADM HS, they must be reported directly from ACT.)  NAIA Eligibility Center code is 9876.  Stay informed! – NCAA Eligibility Requirements are available at:




ACT: Important Registration Process Dates

Test Date Deadline Late Fee Required Photo Upload/Standby Deadline
Oct 10 2020 Sep 25 2020 No late fees Oct 2 2020
Oct 17 2020 Sep 25 2020 No late fees Oct 2 2020
Oct 24 2020 Sep 25 2020 No late fees Oct 2 2020
Oct 25 2020 Sep 25 2020 No late fees Oct 2 2020
Dec 12 2020 Nov 6 2020 Nov 7-20 2020 Dec 4 2020
Feb 6 2021 Jan 8 2021 Jan 9-15 2021 Jan 29 2021
Apr 17 2021 Mar 12 2021 Mar 13-26 2021 Apr 9 2021
Jun 12 2021 May 7 2021 May 8-21 June 4 2021
Jul 17 2021 Jun 18 2021 Jun 19-25 2021 Jul 9 2021

*Late fee to be applied;  ** Based on past online score release timelines.

• DMACC/College Credit Transfer Info

You will need to contact the admissions department at the specific college/university where you are trying to transfer your DMACC credits.  Not all schools use the same format, so be aware that they could each be quite different from one another.  The State of Iowa Regent Schools’ transfer credit information may be located via these links:  Iowa State University; University of Iowa; and University of Northern Iowa.

• FAFSA Completion

FAFSA for Fall 2020 may be completed after October 1, 2020.  Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) offers FAFSA completion assistance at multiple events and locations across the state from October 2020 through March 2021.  To find an event/location that is near you, please click here.

Additionally, The Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) has nine Student Success Centers that will offer FAFSA completion assistance as part of FAFSA Ready Iowa. Each center has appointments available and can be scheduled at

• Paying for College

Check out Student Loan Report’s helpful guide to financial aid, scholarships, savings, and student loans!

Also, the Your Teen magazine is full of constructive information for parents of college-bound students: admissions, financial aid, campus life, etc.

• ICAN Activities Resumé

For students interested in tracking their high school activities history in one, easily accessible location for scholarship and college admission applications, download a very handy template available from ICAN!


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Mental Health Helpful Links


Ms. Jennifer Rebel
Professional School Counselor (M-Z)

Mrs. Rebel’s Virtual Office

Mr. Kelly Delagardelle
Professional School Counselor (A-L)

Mr. Delagardelle’s Virtual Office

Lori Mann
Administrative Assistant

Jill Harsh (Mon-Fri, 8 am – 11:30 am)
Assistant/Humanitarian Cord Tracking



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