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Schools with Stride Career Prep in Colorado

Career Readiness Education for Colorado High School Students

For Stride Career Prep students in Colorado, there are a variety of different options to start a career early, choose a career field, and learn outside the parameters of a traditional classroom. Stride Career Prep enables and empowers an improved scholastic experience, providing students and families with a classroom within their home and a structure for the future. This customized learning structure gives students the power to get ready for college and jumpstart their career path. Options include tuition-free schools, private and public schooling, career readiness programs, and more.*

Stride Career Prep students in Colorado get the chance to:

Choose their own career field

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Get work experience and industry exposure

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Learn methodologies that will prepare them for real-life experiences

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Earn college credits and prepare for industry certification exams*⟊

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Learning with Stride Career Prep

Is your student itching to start their career? With Stride Career Prep, students explore careers while they complete core courses needed to graduate high school. Stride Career Prep helps students get ready for a variety of careers in several career fields, all while exploring a different way of learning, including:

  • Project-based learning, career learning opportunities, and online classes
  • Working together through collaborative projects with a team
  • Working independently to solve problems they’ll face in the real world
  • Joining peers by networking in a variety of clubs


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Five Industries. Multiple Pathways.

Get your student started exploring a career path with Stride Career Prep—whether they’re looking ahead to college or a career after graduation. Our career program offers five different career fields that your student can explore*:

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Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

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Health Sciences

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Information Technology (IT)

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Schools Available for Colorado Students

Grades 4-12

Assure your success in college, career, and beyond by combining core academics with real-world skills.

  • Earn your diploma with our stellar 94% graduation rate (10% higher than the state average). 
  • Jump-start your future with college credits, career certifications, and NCAA-approved courses for student-athletes.
  • Receive stipends for free- and reduced-lunch-eligible students—we’re the only online school offering this program.

Grades K-12

Reach your full potential with personalized learning and an innovative curriculum designed for online success. 

  • Jump-start your future with career-focused courses beginning in 7th grade.
  • Accelerate your learning with honors and AP® classes. 
  • Get a head start on college with our tuition-free early college program at 20+ colleges and universities.

Grades 9-12

Graduate on time and earn your diploma with a flexible, online school backed by a supportive team of teachers and counselors focused on ensuring your success.   

  • Achieve graduation with individualized support tailored to your needs.
  • Gain career certifications and college credits while in high school. 
  • Earn your diploma—graduation is guaranteed! 

Grades Pre-K-12

Achieve a quality, personalized, private education through our engaging, interactive K12 curriculum and a dedicated, supportive team of teachers and advisors. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Accelerate your learning with dual enrollment, early college, AP®, and NCAA-approved courses. 
  • Jump-start your future with career and college prep, including career-focused electives beginning in 6th grade.  
  • Learn at your pace with year-round start dates enrolling full-time, part-time, and individual courses. 

Grades K-12

A national online Catholic school in partnership with Marian University, MU Prep offers a holistic Catholic education that prepares students to excel both academically and spiritually.  

  • Faith-based education framed in Catholic and Franciscan values
  • Individualized support plans designed around strengths and needs
  • High-quality academics and flexible, personalized learning
  • Licensed teachers with online experience who instruct from a faith-based perspective
  • Marian University dual enrollment 
  • Award-winning curriculum
  • Career and college readiness 

Grades K-12

Are you an independent learner seeking a highly flexible education? With more than 40 years of experience in self-paced distance learning, reach your potential any time, year-round. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Accelerate your learning with 170+ self-paced courses with multiple levels, including honors and AP®. 
  • Earn college credits while still in high school with dual enrollment. 
  • Assure your future—we awarded 771 high school diplomas in 2022, with 99.4% of students reporting college acceptance. 

Grades 8-12

Are you a highly motivated learner? Earn a premier, private college preparatory education online and get the tools to excel at top-tier universities. Affiliated with The George Washington University. 

  • Jump-start your future with one-to-one college counseling and unique dual enrollment opportunities. 
  • Prepare for life outside the classroom with our Journeys symposium. 
  • Unlock your future—100% of graduates are accepted to college, from Harvard to UC Berkeley. 

Grades Pre-K-12

Reach your full potential with an inclusive, engaging curriculum for grades PK-12 and gain the tools and guidance to be a successful global citizen. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Graduate trilingual with our Early World Language Program. 
  • Get access to seminar-based instruction with a collaborative, discussion-focused approach 
  • Graduate with your associate's degree with our dual enrollment program.
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You can purchase K12 courses to supplement your homeschool curriculum or help your student catch up, get ahead, or explore an interest. These flexible courses are available with part-time and full-time options and with convenient year-round start dates.

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Hear How Stride Career Prep Can Work for Your Teen

Think this might be a good fit for your student? Want to learn more about the program from current participants? Email your questions and hear what Stride Career Prep students have to say.


*Opportunities vary by school; please visit your school page or check with your school counselor.
**Stride Career Prep is a program for grades 6–12. At some schools, career exploration is offered in middle school.
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