High School

With a range of different programs, Junior Achievement teaches about concepts relating to entrepreneurship,
financial literacy, and work readiness. The volunteers bring real-life business experience and guidance into the
classroom. All high school level programs are available to 9-12 grades, unless otherwise noted.

JA Be Entrepreneurial®

The challenge—start an entrepreneurial venture while still in high school. JA Be Entrepreneurial dispels
entrepreneurship myths, gives students the essential tools needed to develop a business plan, and
provides the inspiration to take innovative action to successfully compete in the world’s marketplace.

JA Career Success®

Equips students with the tools and skills required to earn and keep a job in high-growth career industries.  Topics include soft skills, work priorities, STEM and other high-growth industries, personal branding and job-hunting tools – resumes, cover letters, interviews and digital profiles.

JA Personal Finance Blended®

This individualized program introduces students to the importance of planning for their financial future.
The program demonstrates the roles that budgeting, saving and investing money, using credit cautiously,
and protecting one’s personal finances play in securing financial stability.

JA High School Heroes

(Grades 9-12) JA High School Heroes provides leadership development opportunities to high school students who deliver JA programs in elementary schools.