Guidance Office
2300 West Main Street, Mendota, IL 61342
Phone- 815-539-7446, Bilingual- 815-539-8377
Fax- 815-539-3103

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Please click on the link provided below to access a PDF copy of the current Area Career Center Catalog.

LaSalle - Peru Area Career Center 2019-2020 School Year Course Catalog



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Please click on the links provided below if your MHS student is interested in attending Illinois Valley Community College after graduation. The links offer valuable information regarding the college search and decision-making process.

2019 IVCC Parent Letter

2019 IVCC Fall 2019 Nursing Information Sessions

2019 Explore IVCC Program and Fair Information



The MHS Counselors' Folder

Helpful Documents, Videos, Crisis Resources and More

24 / 7 Student Crisis Information

Please click on the link provided below to access information regarding 24 hour / 7 days a week crisis resources.

24 / 7 Crisis Information and Resources

MHS Cares

Students, guardians, or community members may email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to report any non-emergency safety issue or student-well-being concern.  All emails to this address will be treated confidentially. 

MHS Pulleying Program

To learn about Pulleying at MHS, click on "MHS Pulleying Program" in the Quicklinks menu to the left.

Alumni Transcript Requests

To request a transcript or school health records please call 815-539-7446 x 548. You must provide your full name as it was when you attended MHS, your year of graduation or last date of attendance if you were not an MHS graduate, the complete postal address of the school, employer, agency, or personal location if you would like the record(s) mailed, or your indication that you would like to get the record(s) in person at MHS. Once 18 years of age, only the student may request educational records.  There is no charge for this service.

Career And College Information

  • Illinois Student Assistance Commission  This page has information on career planning, college, financial planning, and financial aid.  One of our "Counselors' Best" sites!

  • Career Cruising   This is a great tool for career development, career exploration, and college planning, including making real-person connections with local companies (see "Companies" on the first page after you log in.)  To log in the first time, use user name " mendotahigh "  and password  " trojans "   After that, you can create your own " My Plan " account using the " Log In to My Plan " option. 

  • Illinois Career Information System  It is a tool for career exploration with information about occupations, educational requirements, schools, and financial aid sources, including specific scholarships.Go to the site, and unde ILCIS LOGIN,enter Illinois for the ID and careers for the password.  

  • Mendota High School's CEEB (SAT/ACT) code is 142-880  MHS is neither an SAT nor ACT national test site.

Financial Aid Information

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Illinois Valley Community College's Agriculture Information Sessions will show students how IVCC can help them accomplish their goals and dreams at an affordable price. Students will learn about IVCC's growing agriculture program and interact with current ag students and instructors. In addition, enrollment and scholarship information will be presented, and tours will be offered. IVCC cordially invites all high school students, parents, instructors, and administrators who would like to learn more about the program to attend. Preregister online at and pick the date that works best. Please click on the link provided below for the official event flyer.


Your Future Starts Here!

IVCC Agriculture Information Sessions

Monday, February 24                                                            Friday, April 3

Scriba Conference Center, CTC 124-125      and     Scriba Conference Center, CTC 124-125

5:45 p.m. Check-in, 6 p.m. Start                                            8:45 a.m. Check-in, 9 a.m. Start