How much does Junior Achievement cost?
The cost to schools is $15 per student. The cost to Junior Achievement is $40 per student to operate JA Biztown®. Schools are responsible for the $15 per student, while Junior Achievement covers the remaining cost.
Is Junior Achievement a nonprofit?
JA (Junior Achievement) Worldwide is a global non-profit youth organization founded in 1919 by Horace A. Moses, Theodore Vail, and Winthrop M. Crane.
How much does BizTown cost?
What is the cost of JA BizTown®? The cost to schools is $15 per student. The cost to Junior Achievement is $40 per student to operate JA Biztown®. Schools are responsible for the $15 per student, while Junior Achievement covers the remaining cost.
What do you wear to JA BizTown?
Students should wear business casual clothes appropriate for their JA BizTown business position. This means no jeans and no shorts. Comfortable shoes are a must because students will be on their feet most of the day.
How big is BizTown?
JA BizTown is an 8,000 square foot mini-city where students experience how the 'real world' works.
What is BizTown?
® JA BizTown combines in-class learning with a day-long visit to a simulated town. This popular program allows elementary school students to operate banks, manage restaurants, write checks, and vote for mayor. The program helps students connect the dots between what they learn in school and the real world. (
What jobs are there at JA BizTown?
Each day JA BizTown opens its doors, 5th and 6th grade students become JA BizTown 'citizens' for the day where they work in one of 14 businesses, manage their personal and business finances, develop and sell products, hold business meetings, pay taxes and donate to charity.
When did’ja BizTown start?
JA BizTown was first introduced to the Minneapolis/St. Paul market on October 16, 2001. Only 25 markets in the world provide this incredible opportunity for students to experience a real-world, hands-on application of their classroom learning.