• The Office of College and Career Readiness (OCCR) promotes a “college-going community” throughout the District by supporting, engaging, and providing resources to students and families. The District is a stepping stone to dual credit options, technical education, and careers. The OCCR's staff goal is to educate and assist, students and their families as they explore interest areas and career paths.

    Guiding Principles

    • All Saint Paul Public School students preschool through 12th grade will understand that college is a viable option for each of them.
    • All Saint Paul Public School students will have access to rigorous academic preparation for successful college matriculation and graduation from preschool through 12th grade.
    • All Saint Paul Public School students and families will have access to consistent and informed guidance about the college admission process (choosing a college, funding a college, and graduating college).

    Every person in every school community can help students —in elementary, middle and high school —develop the skills and aspirations that are critical to preparing for college and career.