Mission: All students will graduate from high school with the academic, technical, and interpersonal skill sets necessary to successfully pursue their career and life aspirations.
College and Career Readiness standards ensure that students exit high school prepared for success in a wide range of high-quality postsecondary options. Specifically, college and career readiness refers to the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to be successful in postsecondary opportunities that lead to employment. West Virginia’s approach to college and career readiness builds on foundations established through a comprehensive approach to high-quality early learning programming that extends through the middle and secondary learning years. College and career ready students in West Virginia exit high school with a complete understanding of the career opportunities available to them, the education necessary to be successful in their chosen pathway, and a plan to attain their goals.