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    We prepare our graduates to meet or exceed Colorado’s career and college readiness standards!

    The skills needed for today’s high school graduate have increased due to new and expanded career opportunities and expectations. These changes require a high school graduate who can demonstrate competence in English language arts, math, science and social studies as well as in personal social competencies that will foster success in the workplace.

  • Apprenticeships

    Earn and learn! An apprenticeship provides paid on-the-job experience and training in your child’s career pathway, and results in a completed Associate’s degree or professional certification. Students complete high school and college coursework, and receive hands-on training with the oversight of a skilled professional. Learn more about apprenticeships online here!

  • Military

    Serve our country in the Armed Forces. Earn a salary, train for a career, and earn money for college! Learn more about your military options online here.

  • Technical School

    A technical school helps your child prepare for a specific career or trade. Sometimes called an occupational or vocational school, technical school usually requires one to two years after high school. Graduates earn a certificate or credential that proves they have mastered the knowledge and skills required for careers in everything from acupuncture to veterinary technician. Learn more about concurrent enrollment options or Career & Technical Education programs to get certificate credit in high school.

  • Community College

    Earn a certificate or two-year Associate’s Degree, with one to two years of study after high school. Earn 32% more income over your lifetime! Learn more about concurrent enrollment options or Career & Technical Education programs available now in high school!

  • 4-Year College or University

    Earn a Bachelor’s degree, with an average of four years of study after high school. Earn 74% more income over your lifetime! Learn more about concurrent enrollment options or Career & Technical Education programs available now in high school!

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Helpful Definitions

  • Certificate: Demonstrates completion of a short-term technical or career-training program.

    Credential: Demonstrates students have developed the knowledge and skills to perform entry-level tasks according to industry-specific requirements

    Associate’s Degree: A two-year degree that prepares students for further study or for specific careers.

    Bachelor’s Degree: A four-year degree in a specified subject.