The career pathways tool will help connect you to your desired industry and learn what it takes to work in these specific fields. This link will also help you build your own pathway through the career assessment available!
As you plan for life after high school, you’ll hear a lot about “a-g” courses or “a-g” subject requirements. These are classes you have to take if you want to get into a California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC). Taking “a-g” classes can also be helpful if you’re thinking about going to another kind of college or if you don’t need a four-year degree for the career you want. Learn more about this process here!
Students attending Excelsior Charter Schools who enroll in Victor Valley Community College will earn both High School and College credits. These college credits can assist students in achieving their Associates and often achieve this before graduating High School.
There are a lot of reasons some students don’t have a permanent home. They might live in motels, cars, parks, or other public places. They might live with friends for a little while when they can. If you’re in a situation like this, going to college could be the key to a stable future. There are a lot of resources to help you go to college and be successful. Learn more about those resources here!
More and more, students with disabilities are choosing to go to college. You can, too! First, take some time to understand your rights as a student. Then, get to know the different kinds of programs and services that can help you reach your goals.
Some school-based financial aid, like scholarships or grants given out by colleges.
Fill out the FAFSA even if you’re not sure you’ll get financial aid. Each year, almost 90,000 California students miss out on major grant money because they choose not to fill out the FAFSA–don’t be one of them!
Excelsior Charter Schools makes targeted efforts to support our students by partnering with organizations that give our students an advantage at success beyond high school. Excelsior’s partnership with the Giveback Foundation not only provides near complete tuition assistance for college but also provides mentoring support through high school in order to garner college acceptance and completion. This program aims to support 8th through 12th grade scholars that have experienced homelessness, foster youth or is a child who has an incarcerated parent.
To visit the Giveback Foundation website, click here