For students from Sixth Grade through post-secondary education

Future Success prepares Maine’s youth for college, trainings and career options so they are ready to launch successful adult lives. MaineSpark can connect young people to their futures through programs like JMG’s Drop Out Recovery program, which counsels youth back into quality jobs and post-secondary enrollment, and the Island Institute’s Island Fellows Program, which places recent college graduates in professional positions in Maine’s year-round island communities.

Where We Are & Where We Need to Be

8th Grade Math Proficiency

GOAL: 70%

8th Grade Reading Proficiency

GOAL: 70%

11th Grade Math Proficiency

GOAL: 80%

11th Grade Reading Proficiency

GOAL: 80%

High School Graduation Rates

GOAL: 92%

College Enrollment

GOAL: 75%

Students with a CTE experience

CURRENT: approx. 8,000 / GOAL: 16,000

College Persistence*

GOAL: 90% *1st yr student returning to any institution

Connect with these powerful resources to take your next step!

Connect with these powerful resources!

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Future Success News & Events

April 10, 2019
  • FAME's Wednesday Webinar: Smart Borrowing - What You Need to Know About Student Loans

    April 10, 2019  10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Students and parents have many questions about both federal and private student loans. In this session we'll review the loans available and discuss how they are different from one another. We'll share what types of information impact private loan approval and provide resources to help families make an informed decision.


    Intended Audience
    This FREE webinar is intended for school counselors, college access professionals, Adult Education professionals, financial aid counselors, and anyone assisting students with the college admissions (or selection) process.

    Jennifer Lanphear, Education Programs Officer, and
    Martha Johnston, Director of Education
    Finance Authority of Maine

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April 24, 2019
  • Tree Street Youth's "I am Tree" Event

    April 24, 2019  4:45 pm - 8:00 pm

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