Junior Achievement middle school programs build on principles from the elementary school programs, helping students recognize education as a key to success. The middle school programs stress the importance of education and staying in school, while introducing students to more in-depth economic concepts and the world of work.




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JA America WorksJA America Works®
The program provides students with examples of how business and entrepreneurship affected the economic development of the United States during the 19th century.

JA Economics for SuccessJA Economics for Success®
The program explores personal finance and students’ education and career options based on their skills, interests, and values.

JA Finance ParkJA Finance Park Online®
Students become an adult for the day and immerse themselves in a reality-based decision-making process addressing aspects of individual family budgeting including housing, transportation, food, utilities, healthcare, investments, philanthropy and banking.

JA Global MarketplaceJA Global Marketplace®
Students learn practical information about the key aspects of the global economy, what makes world trade work, and how trade affects students’ daily lives.


JA Global Marketplace Blended Model®

JA Global Marketplace – Blended Model gives students an opportunity to experience the worldwide interdependence of producers, consumers, and the global workforce by playing the role of business owners and managers at the international FreeTrade Market.



JA It's My BusinessJA It’s My Business!®
This afterschool program introduces entrepreneurship concepts while providing a strong focus on reading and writing skills.

JA It's My FutureJA It’s My Future
This program provides practical information about preparing for the working world while still in middle school.