Make Possibility Real

Students look ahead to high school with an understanding of what’s possible and what it will take to pursue their unique future.

Spark High School Pathways Overview

Preparing students for the critical transition to high school is at the core of Spark’s work.

Research on school choice and school improvement shows high school selection is often the student’s responsibility and that those students who are supported in the selection and application process are more likely to seek a high school that is a good fit.

Using workshops and an interactive, online tool, Spark guides 8th grade students and their families through the high school selection process to help them find the right path to success in 9th grade and beyond.

After successfully navigating the high school application process, 9th graders are supported through a texting platform and messaging campaign to help them stay on track.


77% of students felt more prepared to start the high school search


95% of students learned about the information to use when comparing schools


95% of students used their transition experience to determine which high schools to apply to

Learn More About Transition

The experiences students have and skills they build prepare them to find a path forward that’s right for them.

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