College and Career Readiness

  • SPPS encourages college and career readiness by supporting, engaging, and providing resources to students, families, and staff. In  SPPS, college and career readiness means learners receive dual credit options, career and technical education, and rigorous coursework that leads to college credit, certification, and/or industry credentials.

    Saint Paul Public Schools ensures all students:

    • understand that college and career success is achievable with the right planning, preparation, support, and accountability
    • receive equitable opportunities to enroll in academic courses and/or work-based learning experiences that prepare them to achieve their post-secondary hopes and dreams
    • receive equitable opportunities to earn up to 12 college credits upon graduation from high school with the right planning, preparation, support, and accountability
    • receive guidance to be ready for life after high school graduation.