College & Careers

Avondale GATE Magnet School accepting resident and non-resident applications for the 2024-25 school year. To apply click HERE. To learn more about GATE click HERE.

8TH GRADE ACCELERATED LEARNERS ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR AVONDALE HIGH SCHOOL ACCELERATED PATHWAYS PROGRAM. LEARN MORE HERE. APPLY HERE.

Avondale High School Counseling Center

Welcome to the Avondale High School Counseling Center! Use the quick links below to explore additional counseling resources. Click the Counseling Overview button to contact your counselor.

College & Career Signup

Welcome to the Avondale High School Counseling Center! Use the quick links below to explore additional counseling resources. Click the Counseling Overview button to contact your counselor.

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College & Career Information

When you think about what you want to do after graduating from Avondale High School, there are many options! Some students may want to attend college to pursue a degree that’s of interest to them. Some students may be more interested in pursuing a career path within the trades, military, or other post-secondary institution. All of these pathways are great options! Below we have provided information to help you explore all of these opportunities.

College Prep & Post-Secondary Institutions

If you’d like to attend college or another post-secondary institution, below you will find more information on what you need to do to prepare, apply, and how to get scholarships and financial aid.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

FAFSA Prep

Current and prospective college students will want to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to determine their eligibility for student financial aid. Be sure to check the current year FAFSA deadline so you do not miss it. You can also schedule a time with your counselor for assistance with FAFSA prep.

Career Exploration & Preparation

We have many opportunities at AHS for you to hear from industry professionals, visit job sites, attend Career related field trips, etc. These activities will help you make important decisions about your future! Click the Career Development buttons to view dates and opportunities.

Military

Local Skilled Trades

Did you know that there are 47,000 annual openings in the professional trades projected by the year 2028? Professional trades careers in Michigan pay about 39% higher than the statewide median for all occupations, with a median salary of $57,000 with little to no student dept.  This is a GREAT option for students! Check out the links below to learn about local options.