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Schools with Stride Career Prep in New Mexico

Career Readiness Education for New Mexico High School Students

Stride Career Prep is a career readiness program that provides a variety of different options for New Mexico students who want to jumpstart their futures. Stride Career Prep students choose their own school experience, thinking outside the structure of a regular classroom.

Students and families have the ability to attend class at home and forge a path towards an empowered academic experience with Stride Career Prep. New Mexico students can enhance their education, choosing a unique learning experience that allows them to prepare for college and start a career early. Options include tuition-free schools, private and public schooling, career readiness programs, and more.*

Stride Career Prep students in New Mexico 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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Career Preparation Resources

The Stride Career Prep teaching methodology combines problem-solving techniques, project-based learning, and real-world skill sets. Our program features a number of opportunities for students looking to explore their careers, such as:

  • Networking – Your student gets access to modern networking application Tallo, allowing them to showcase accomplishments, discover opportunities, and more.
  • Career Coaches – Career coaches and teachers armed with industry expertise guide your student along the career pathway that most matches their interests.
  • Career Clubs – Your student can join a number of career-focused clubs allowing them to connect with others that share their passion.
  • Work-Based Learning – Opportunities include in-person and digital opportunities such as job shadowing, apprenticeships, internships, and more.*
  • Certification Exam Prep – Students benefit from exam preparation for industry standards that measure your their skills, and how ready they are for the job.⟊

Career field choices. Career pathways possibilities.

Whether planning for college or a career post-grad, get your student started exploring a career path with Stride Career Prep. Our program offers different career fields that your student can try:

Business Management & Administration

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Health and Human Services

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Information Technology (IT)

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Schools Available for New Mexico Students

Grades K-12

Discover your future and get a head start on your career and college goals with a flexible, tailored program linked to career readiness and exploration.  

  • Get a jump-start on your future with pathways in high-demand IT and health and human services career fields. 
  • Access personalized career coaching, access to industry experts, and preparation for industry certification exams. 

Grades 6-8

  • Tuition-free, online public charter school with New Mexico-licensed K-12 teachers 
  • Full-time, innovative, online school with flexible pacing from the safety of your own home 
  • Books and materials shipped directly with virtual parent resources to start your child off strong

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 9–12. At some schools, career exploration is offered in middle school.
⟊Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.