“I realized that I had opportunities and knew things that my brick-and-mortar friends didn’t. Such as career-related classes that were provided and being able to build a close relationship with my teachers and counselor despite it being online.”
Stride Career Prep* students at K12-powered schools can discover their passions through project-based learning, real-world experiences, and guided career exploration. Start thinking about their future as early as middle school with career exploration courses,** and can continue to focus their path in high school. Students can choose a pathway in a variety of high-demand career fields including business, criminal justice, and health and human services. Students also have the option to remain in their local school and participate in Stride Career Prep on a part-time basis through K12 Private Academy.
She’s a 9th grade Stride Career Prep student studying entrepreneurship online and applying what she learns to grow her bakery business. See how Stride Career Prep is preparing her for the future.
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K12 puts learners and their families in charge of their educational journey. Our individualized approach meets students where they are—sparking the joy of learning and encouraging students to discover their passions. Our graduation rates have steadily risen over the past five years thanks to the online learning support, personalized graduation plans, and individual counseling offered at K12-powered schools. In fact, we are so confident in our proven online learning approach that we guarantee that eligible students enrolled in K12-powered public schools will graduate with a high school diploma.
*Stride Career Prep is a program for grades 9–12. At some schools, career exploration is offered in middle school. **Opportunities vary by school; please visit your school page or check with your school counselor. †2020 Spring Destinations Career Academy Student Satisfaction Survey Findings, October 13, 2020. 1Based on Fall 2020 High School Parent Satisfaction Survey. 2August 02, Editors of Parents magazine, and 2021. “The Parents Guide to Back to School 2021.” Parents, www.parents.com/kids/education/back-to-school/the-parents-guide-to-back-to-school-2021. Accessed 30 Jan. 2022. 3K–8 and High School Parent Satisfaction surveys for K12-managed public schools conducted by Stride Market Research Group, November 2021.