Career Compass of Louisiana is an educational non-profit organization dedicated to helping high school students achieve their post-secondary aspirations. Our goal is to remove obstacles that would keep students from succeeding following high school graduation.
We believe there is a pathway to college and career for all students, regardless of background, academic record, family history, or other factors.
Download our new, FREE app, designed just for parents of Louisiana high school students. Get financial aid help for your students, learn about Jump Start/Career Technical Education benefits and requirements, and even connect with an expert Career Compass college & career coach. Watch for even more content to come. (Only for iOs devices. If the button does not work, go to the App Store and search for Career Compass.)
30.1% of Louisina adults age 25+ have an associate, bachelor’s, or graduate degree (Lumina Foundation, 2017).
By 2020, 56% of job openings in Louisiana will require post-secondary education (CEW Georgetown, 2013).
98% of Career Compass students applied to a post-secondary program that they could successfully complete (Career Compass, 2017).
Career Compass of Louisiana is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and is Guidestar-rated. We work with Louisiana public schools to ensure that every student has a pathway to college and career. We're able to provide our services free to all students in partner schools because of support from individuals like you.
For every tax-deductible contribution of $10, Career Compass dedicates $8 to direct program services.