"Junior Achievement gives our students a unique opportunity to understand so much more than lessons on economics. Junior Achievement has taught our kids valuable life skills that have lasting impressions." —Teresa Lyle, Elementary School Principal
JA's K-12 Programs
Junior Achievement’s kindergarten through grade 12 programs—in the core content areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy—ignite the spark in young people to experience and realize the opportunities and realities of work and life in the 21st century. Click on the headings below to learn more about the programs offered by Junior Achievement.
Elementary School Programs
Elementary school curriculum that builds a foundation for success (K - 6th grades).
Offers the following lesson series: JA Ourselves, JA Our Families , JA Our Community, JA Our City, JA Our Region, JA Our Nation, and JA BizTown.
Middle School Programs
Shaping a vision for success in education, work, and life (6th - 9th grades)
Offers the following lesson series: JA It’s My Future, JA Global Marketplace, JA Economics for Success, and JA Finance Park.
High School Programs
Successful preparation for college and career (9th - 12th grades).
Offers the following lesson series: JA Be Entrepreneurial, JA Personal Finance, JA Career Success, JA Economics, JA Exploring Economics, and JA Titan.
Brings the JA curriculum to an entire school for one day (K - 6th grades)
JA Job Shadow
Makes the world of work come to life, in the workplace (9th - 12th grades)
Free JA Resources
Junior Achievement is pleased to offer a variety of free resources that provide opportunities for students, parents and educators.
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