All students can and should be prepared for postsecondary education

  • Personal and Social Readiness

    The ability set educational goals, make and monitor progress toward them, and create relationships with peers and adults that support academic success

  • Financial Readiness

    The ability cover the cost of the first term of study at a postsecondary institution through savings, loans, and financial aid

  • Career Readiness

    The ability to identify careers that match personal, financial, and other goals and an understanding of the skills, credentials, and experiences required to succeed in those careers

  • Academic Readiness

    The ability to succeed in first-year, credit bearing courses at a technical college, a community college or a four-year college or university

  • The ability to meet admissions requirements at a range of postsecondary institutions

The Five Pillars of Ramp-Up
  • Personal and Social Readiness
    Personal & Social
  • Financial Readiness
  • Career Readiness
  • Academic Readiness
  • Admissions

What is Ramp-Up to Readiness™?

Ramp-Up to Readiness™ is a school-wide advisory program that features an engaging and interactive series of Activities designed to help all students graduate from high school ready for postsecondary success. The Ramp-Up Outcomes are focused on the five pillars of readiness: academic, admissions, career, financial, and personal and social readiness. Ramp-Up helps students advance toward meeting those standards as they progress through school.

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