An Overview

Charlestown High School offers two distinct early college and career pathways for students, Business and IT. The early college and career pathways build a connection between high school, college, and future careers. Through early access to free college courses, career exploration, and mentorship, students get a head start on post-secondary education and feel empowered and prepared to make decisions about their futures.

Key Elements of C-Town Pathways

  • 9th Grade, hands-on exploratory classes

  • Free college courses beginning in the 10th grade!

    • Students can earn up to 30 college credits

  • Individual and small group mentoring

  • Career exploration, development, and experience including potential jobs and internships at major Boston companies

  • Academic and industry skill development