JA BizTown combines in-class learning with a day-long visit to a simulated town. This popular learning experience allows elementary school students to operate banks, manage restaurants, write checks, and vote for mayor. Students are able to connect the dots between what they learn in school and the real
JA BizTown is recommended for grades 4–6. The learning experience is a JA Capstone program and is available for classroom-based, self- guided, or remote classroom implementation. It includes 12 teacher- led sessions prior to the simulation and 1 session following the simulation, with a culminating 4–5 hour visit to a hands-on simulated community or a virtual simulation.
JA Learning Experiences support national and state standards in reading, mathematics, social studies, and work and career readiness.