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Middle School

Your college and career readiness journey begins now. Leander ISD Counselors and teachers will provide support, guidance and resources to help you along the way. Now is the time to set your college and career goals. The resources on this page will assist you on this personal journey. The other tabs on this website provide additional information about many of the topics listed here.

  • What steps will you take to reach your goals?
  • What are your academic and extracurricular interests?
  • How can you challenge yourself?
  • How will you take ownership of your college and career readiness journey?
  • Do you know a student can improve his/her academic skills…by taking a least one advanced class in high school?…through physical activity and fine arts?
Big Future
This is an interactive, all-encompassing resource from College Board that helps you create a personalized path to college.
Big Future family brochure (En español)

Academic Readiness
LISD Advanced Placement Courses,En español
International Baccalaureate (IB), En español
College and Career Ready - Transitioning to High School, En español

Testing
ReadiStep
Duke TIP
STAAR Testing
Exam for Acceleration

Transition Readiness
High School Courses Open the Doors to College
Create a 4-year plan now (6-year plan)
IB Program
Pre-AP/AP course expectations
Calculating your High School Grade Point Average (GPA)
GPA will only include courses you begin taking your freshmen year of high school with a few exceptions as indicated in the catalog.

Personal Readiness
Career Readiness Choosing a Program of Study
Choosing electives as freshmen

Financial Readiness
Paying for College