The primary goal of a P-16 system are as follows:
Expand access to early learning for children ages 3 to 5 and improve their readiness for kindergarten.
Smooth student transitions from one level of learning to the next.
Close the achievement gap between white and minority students.
Upgrade teacher education and professional development.
Strengthen relationships between families and school.
Create a wider range of learning experiences and opportunities for students in thier final two years of high school.
Improve college readiness and college success.
Other activities including raising scholarships, creating promotional campaigns, and providing incentives or recognition awards for high academic performance.