Junior Achievement BizTown Overview
JA BizTown encompasses important aspects of work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy, providing students in 4th through 6th grades with a solid foundation of business, economics and free enterprise education. The program content also augments students' core curriculum in social studies, language arts and mathematics.
Through 12 in-class teacher-lead lessons, hands-on activities and active participation in a simulated community, students are encouraged to use critical-thinking skills as they learn about key economic concepts. The program helps students connect the dots between what they learn in school and the real world. JA BizTown helps prepare students for a lifetime of learning and academic achievement.
Students enjoy a culminating 4.5 hour visit to JA BizTown for a hands-on simulated community.