Create a Pathway of Classes Through High School Focused on a Specific Career

  • SPPS

    Middle school and high school counselors are available to discuss a customized list of classes for students who express interest in a particular field of study, including Health Sciences, Human Services, Business, Agriculture, Arts, Communications, Technology and Engineering.

    Many of these opportunities involve partnerships with employers, community partners, and colleges for internships and additional learning – and some may include the opportunity to earn free college credits.

    Additionally, the following SPPS programs, classes and pathways are available for field-specific learning:

  • CTE

    Career and Technical Education

    The Career and Technical Education program offers field-specific classes held at various SPPS high schools -- sometimes including industry certification and transferrable college credits.

  • Finance

    Banking and Finance

    Students (Grades 9-12) interested in banking or finance might consider Como Park Senior High School’s Academy of Finance (AOF).

  • Technology


    Students (Grades 9-12) interested in technology might consider Humboldt High School’s Academy of Information Technology.

  • Arts


    Students (Grades 9-12) interested in the arts might consider Creative Arts Secondary School, which provides a unique learning experience through performing arts, visual and media arts, technical arts and literary arts.

  • Aviation


    Students (Grades 9-12) interested in aviation might consider Johnson High School's Aerospace and Engineering Academy that prepares students in math, science, engineering and technology.

  • Engineering


    Students (Grades 9-12) interested in engineering might consider taking courses in Project Lead the Way available at Highland, Harding, Washington, Open World Learning, Johnson.

  • Construction


    Students (Grades 9-12) interested in construction careers might consider the Central High School Construction Pathway.

  • Welding


    Students (Grades 9-12) interested in welding careers might consider attending Humboldt High School where they can experience both virtual welding and actual welding.

  • Automotive

    Automotive Industry

    Students (Grades 10-12 from any high school) who want to learn about  the automotive industry can attend the Saint Paul High School Automotive Center at no cost.


Early College Booklet

  • Early College Booklet