• An important part of making decisions regarding college is understanding the financial ramifications. All college websites are required to offer a net price calculator that allows you to estimate your financial award at their school.  

    The following links provide information on college and career planning, financial aid and other related topics:

    College Scorecard
    Missouri Career Education: Making a Plan
    ACT College Comparisons

    Below are links to  helpful resources for comparing graduation rates, loan default rates and average debt taken on by students at particular institutions:

    Missouri Department of Higher Education: Paying for CollegeProvides information on many college planning topics including state and federal aid
    Wells Fargo College Steps Magazine
    Quest Bridge This website helps connect low-income families to financial help to go to college.
    Federal Student Aid General information on the financial aid process from scholarships, to federal aid, to student and parent loans.

    AP and ACT Information: 

    ACT Test Prep 
    AP scores - General Information for sending AP scores to colleges and other helpful information. 
    College Board -  Find information about specific colleges requirements regarding AP credit for high school classes.

    Post-secondary planning is an integral element of the Guidance Department. Here is an overview of the ways we help students prepare: 

    How we prepare students for the "Next Step"