Scholarships, Mentors & Hope    

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OUR SUCCESS

 

MAKING AN IMPACT

Over the past 20 years, Take Stock in Children has helped hundreds of thousands of students move down the path to college completion.

Take Stock in Children's model has been proven effective in ensuring students:

  • -Graduate high school - 96% of our students complete on-time.
  • -Enter college - 96% of our 2014 class entered a two or four-year program according to our independent US Department of Education i3 Evaluation.

-Are ready for higher education - The same i3 evaluation showed 85% of our students needed no remediation of any kind.

  • -Complete college - Our student data system shows 67% of our students complete college compared to the state average of 25% for students in poverty.

Our High School Graduation Rate

Take Stock in Children scholars' high school graduation rate is 65% higher than their deserving low-income youth/students peer group.

Our College Enrollment Rate

Take Stock in Children scholars' college enrollment rate is 71% higher than Florida's average, and amazingly it is 243% higher than their deserving low-income youth/students peer group.

Our Graduation Rate

Take Stock in Children scholars' college graduation rate is 168% higher than their deserving low-income youth/students peer group.

Student Success Stories

Clinton Green, BA in Music

The University of Alabama/Birmingham

 

Clinton Green was awarded his Project STARS scholarship in 2001 when he graduated from Fernandina Beach High School where he had played drums in the school’s jazz band  He completed his AA at Florida Community College, Jacksonville, and after one semester at FAMU returned to play the organ at the Yulee FL church he had attended all his life. 


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