High School (9–12)
Preparing students for life after high school.
Whether high school students are planning to attend college, travel, or dive into a career, these skill-building activities can help set them up for success.
Since 2004, Charles Schwab Foundation has partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to create and deliver Money Matters: Make It CountSM. Thanks to this program, over 1 million teens have learned critical money management skills, such as goal setting, budgeting, and saving.
DecidED by Moneythink
Help finding the right college and paying for it is here. Students simply upload their financial aid award letters and can instantly see and compare their college fit and financial options. DecidED even provides tips on how to make a tuition payment plan.
Schwab MoneyWise® Workshop
Bring basic money management skills to life with this 60- to 90-minute session designed especially for teens and young adults ages 13–18.
Recommended resources for high school students.
CLASSROOM CURRICULUMCouncil for Economic Education (CEE)
Connect with this leading U.S. organization focused on student economic and financial education for K–12.
CLASSROOM CURRICULUMMoney Math: Lessons for Life
This four-lesson curriculum supplements middle school math classes, teaching math concepts using real-life examples from personal finance.
FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAMJunior Achievement USA
Ignite the spark in students with experiential learning in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship.
CLASSROOM CURRICULUMTake Charge Today
Access ready-to-teach, activity-based lessons that take a real-life approach to personal finance. Students will learn to think through financial choices to improve their outcomes.
This free online personal finance course can help students in middle school, high school, or college.
CLASSROOM CURRICULUMNetwork for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
Discover a range of programs designed to engage students online and in person to think like entrepreneurs.
Get free financial literacy lesson plans developed by teachers for teachers. Search by grade level for engaging projects made available by DonorsChoose and Charles Schwab Foundation.
FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAMNext Gen Personal Finance
Join educators working together to build a future where all young people take engaging personal finance courses.
PERSONAL FINANCE ACTIVITIESFDIC Money Smart
Learn how this program has helped people of all ages improve their financial skills and create positive banking relationships since 2001.