Our vision to have every student prepared for college is bold and highly aspirational.
College readiness does not start in high school. Every level of our district – from early childhood to high school – must be aligned to this vision of college readiness.
As a district, we have individually and collectively committed to taking whatever actions are necessary each day to design engaging learning experiences that meet the unique and varied needs of each student. This focus is necessary to put each young person on a trajectory to pursue whatever direction they may take beyond graduation, be that college or career. The research supporting the importance of this focus continues to grow. The following two data points provide just a sampling of this data:
(Source: Georgetown University Center for Education and the Workforce)
Spring Lake Park Schools has established a continuum of college readiness, which includes: