FAQ

HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR C-TOWN Pathways?

To sign up for C-Town Tech, use the school selection form to select Charlestown Tech under Charlestown High School.  To choose C-Town Business, use the school selection form to select Charlestown Business under Charlestown High School.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR C-TOWN PATHWAYS?

EVERYONE! The C-Town Career Pathways programs are open to all interested students.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF C-TOWN CAREER PATHWAYS?

Students can earn up to 30 college credits towards an industry recognized degree at Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC). Along with earning college credits, students have access to mentoring, advising, and tutoring from BHCC, CHS, and industry professionals.

WHERE DO CLASSES TAKE PLACE?

In the 9th and 10th grade, all classes take place at Charlestown High School. In addition to a student’s standard course-load, Pathways students will take additional courses at Charlestown High School. In the 11th and 12th grade, students will take classes at Bunker Hill Community College.

DOES MY CHILD HAVE TO ‘TEST INTO’ C-TOWN PATHWAYS?

No. Enrolling in C-Town Pathways does not require an entrance exam.

HOW MUCH DOES THE PROGRAM COST?

NOTHING! It is entirely free to students and families. In fact, students can earn money through jobs or internships and can save $$ towards college!

ARE THEIR ANY SUMMER OR AFTER-SCHOOL COMMITMENTS?

Yes. Over the course of the year there will be times when students are expected to stay after-school or participate in extracurricular activities. Because students are taking fast-paced and challenging college-courses, it is expected they will dedicate some out-of-school time to their classes. There will be mandatory family nights as well.