The ability to meet admissions requirements at a range of postsecondary institutions
Ramp-Up to Readiness™ is a school-wide guidance program designed to increase the number and diversity of students who graduate from high school with the knowledge, skills, and habits necessary for success in a high-quality college program.
Through participation in Ramp-Up to Readiness™, students in grades 6-12 progress toward readiness in five areas: Academic, Admissions, Career, Financial, and Personal and Social Readiness. Read more »
Twenty-six schools from across the state of Minnesota were recently selected to participate in Ramp-Up to Readiness™. At the same time, REL Midwest, the regional office of the American Institutes of Research will be conducting an experimental design study of the Ramp-Up to Readiness™ program. Wave 1 schools will implement Ramp-Up beginning in the fall of 2013. Wave II schools, serving as the control, will delay implementation and begin in the fall of 2014.
Middle school students in south Washington County show off what they are learning in their Ramp-Up College and Career Readiness courses
University of Minnesota Gopher athletes visit Ramp-Up's Westwood Middle School.
A Parent’s Guide to College and Career Readiness now available
Produced by the College Readiness Consortium in partnership with the University YMCA, "A Parent's Guide to College and Career Readiness" provides information for families on preparing a child for college from preschool through high school. For print copies, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 612-625-3695