Career and Technical Education

 North Smithfield  High School is excited to offer Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in the areas of  Pre-Engineering, Business and Music. Visit our CTE page for more information.

College & Career Readiness

Great College Admissions Websites for Students and Families:


The Big Future

Common Application






NCES College Navigator

College Scorecard

Be Recruited  


Fair Test

College Reality Check

NEBHE College Guide

College List Wiki

Open Education Database for RI

The Simple Dollar

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College Niche

Washington Monthly College Guide


Make Me a Freshman

Dynamy Internship Year

Money's Best Colleges

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Where did Doctoral recipients go to college?

College Guy Essay Resources (Just use the free stuff)


The videos listed below are great resources for college admissions and they are well worth your time.

ASCA National Standards for Student Academic, Career and Personal/Social Development outline competencies that are the foundation for ASCA’s National Model. Student competencies define the knowledge, attitudes or skills students should obtain or demonstrate as a result of participating in a school counseling program.

Career Development

  • A.Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions.
  • B. Students will employ strategies to achieve future career goals with success and satisfaction.
  • C. Students will understand the relationship between personal qualities, education, training and the workforce.

The school counselors in the North Smithfield School District are committed to helping each student appropriately plan for the future, whether that plan is for college or for a career, students need to prepare for the future.  Students in North Smithfield have access to numerous resources for career and college planning through the school department.  As part of their Individual Learning Plan (ILP), each student should be planning for their future using the their ILP at  A Student's Advisor and Counselor will each review the ILP with every student on an annual basis in Advisory and through individual and group meetings with the school counselors.