Case Studies

Partnership + Impact

At OneGoal, we design solutions that demystify the postsecondary landscape and empower educators and students to navigate it successfully. Our work with schools and districts enables education leaders to bring their vision of increased postsecondary opportunities for students to life. Explore the specifics of how we turned our partners’ challenges into opportunities and problems into solutions.

Big Wins Through
Culture Change


The second largest school district in Illinois, Elgin U-46 partnered with OneGoal to accelerate efforts to prepare their large and diverse student population for college and career. The partnership has led to a cultural shift in the district, resulting in more students documenting a postsecondary plan and applying for federal student aid.

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Keeping Students
on Track


Joliet Township HSD 204 has 3,400 students enrolled across two high schools. To increase college and career readiness for students, the district partnered with OneGoal for its Joliet Central High School. The partnership has developed professional learning communities for school counselors, resulting in more students on track for graduation.

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Career Academies


Freeport SD 145 serves 1,200 high school students across a mid-size city and two smaller communities. To optimize their career academy plans, the district partnered with OneGoal. The partnership has led to positive feedback from students about pursuing their postsecondary path of choice.

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for All


Proviso Township High School D209 serves 4,540 students across multiple high schools. To support adults across the district to become strong champions for postsecondary advising, Proviso partnered with OneGoal. The partnership has led to a district-wide FAFSA completion rates of 81%.

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“We’re building everyone’s capacity to prepare students for postsecondary, and everything students are doing in our schools prepares them for what the next thing is after they graduate.”

– Alexa Charsha-Hahn, Lead Counselor, Elgin U-46