Independence High School

Middle College, Independence High School, and Adelante High School

  • Why Enroll in Roseville Pathways? 

    Any student throughout Placer and Sacramento Counties in 9-12 grade can enroll in Roseville Pathways! It’s particularly effective for students who seek a nontraditional education that offers real-world applications. This is high school reimagined.

    Roseville Pathways is the new alternative education choice at Roseville Joint Union High School District for students who want to learn outside the traditional high school experience. 


    At Roseville Pathways, we encourage students and their families to have a hand in their own educational choices and develop a vision for their future. The program is geared toward college and career readiness and offers various courses of study, such as automotive and medical, to help each student carve their own path. 


    Key Goal: 100% of Roseville Pathway scholars have experienced, chosen, and mapped out a post-secondary career pathway before walking the graduation stage



    Real-world learning helps students build skills that can be transferred to college and the workplace. Expanded options in education allow students to:


    • Enjoy classes taught by college professors

    • Earn college credits as early as freshman year, and up to two years of college credits

    • Participate in co-curricular and/or athletic programs at their home comprehensive high school

    • Explore the facilities at Sierra College and attend college tours of other colleges in northern CA

    • Receive free college textbooks


    How Does it Work? 


    Students enrolled in Roseville Pathways are encouraged to take a minimum of two college classes. The program collaborates with Sierra College, which means even more courses and instructors to choose from. 


    In addition, the program features a full curriculum and multiple Dual Enrollment and CTE opportunities, with several courses of study and areas of interest including: 

    • Automotive 

    • Apparel Design, Construction, and Merchandising

    • 3D Animation

    • Business
    • Commercial music

    • Dance

    • Education (teaching) 

    • Medical assistant program

    • Photography 

    • Sports medicine

    • Student government

    • Virtual Production (Film making)

  • Which Pathway is Right for Me? 


    Students have access to smaller classes and more flexible schedules than they would get in a traditional high school setting. Depending on which pathway they choose, students may have a hybrid schedule bringing both in-person and online coursework together.  The passionate, talented teachers for Roseville Pathways teach at RJUHSD’s Middle College, Adelante, and Independence High School. 

    Students who opt to enroll in Roseville Pathways have three different paths to choose from, depending on their goals and individual skills.


    Independent Study Pathway – This pathway is especially for students who want a tailored learning experience and may have other commitments that make a traditional school schedule challenging. Students in this pathway will graduate with at least two college classes completed (6-8 units). 


    Middle College Pathway – In partnership with Sierra College, this is for students who want a jumpstart in college and their careers. Students in this program will graduate with at least 30 units of college coursework completed, equivalent to one year of college. Courses are completed at Independence High School, online or at Sierra College. 


    Credit Enhancement Pathway – This pathway is designed for students who need credit expansion in addition to specialized coursework and college classes. These students will graduate with a high school diploma and at least two college classes completed (6-8 units).


    Ready to get a jumpstart on your future? Enroll today or request more information! Pathways Interest Form  


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