College and Career Readiness

College and Career Readiness

Natomas Unified School District believes that preparing students to be College and Career Ready means more than just graduating high school. Every student should graduate from high school with  as many options as possible.  Explore this website to learn what you need to do as a student or parent, or to learn more about what we are doing in Natomas Unified to prepare our students for colleges and careers.

What NUSD Is Doing

What Parents Can Do

What Students Can Do

Natomas Unified School District offers many Career Technical Education pathways for students. 

  • ACT, Inc. is the leading US college admissions test measuring what you learn in high school to determine your academic readiness for college.
  • College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success.
  • College Majors 101 allows students to find the perfect fit and review over 150+ majors.
  • College Navigator helps you search and find the right college.
  • CSU Eligibility Index will help tell if you’re eligible for admission to the CSU.
  • Education Planner supports students and parents with careers, selecting colleges, financial aid, and scholarships.
  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) helps students pay for college.
  • FastWeb provides access to over 1.5 million scholarships to help students pay for college.
  • The Student Guide shares valuable information about preparing for college and financial aid.
  • UC Local Guarantee Qualifications determine if you are eligible for ELC designation based on if you are a California resident and rank in the top 9 percent of students in your California high school class.
  • UC State Guarantee Qualifications determine if you’re in the top 9% of California high school graduates for UC admissions.


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Who to Contact

David Rodriguez, Assistant Superintendent