Options for Students after High School.
California Community College - This option is for local students to obtain their General Ed Classes for a much more affordable price. They can still continue their education without attending a 4 year University after graduating from their high school. Community colleges also offer 2 year degrees, called Associated Degree. Community College might offer vocational classes such as electrician, auto shop, or culinary courses that allow students to start their careers early. There are 113 community colleges in the State of California that students can choose to attend. Scholarships are a good resource that help students pay books, courses, and transportation. Student’s should look into the Governor's Fee Waiver to help with pay for community college.
Other options include the pursuance of a skilled certification as well as going straight into a working field. Whatever your decision is, know that Richmond High School provides many services to help you figure out what you want to pursue, even as short-term goals. Remember that knowing what you do not want is just as important as knowing what you do want.