Results

By The Hand received record results in 2015-2016.

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MIND

Passed All of Their Classes

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84% passed all classes (2% increase) from 82% (Q1-Q4)

Made all ABCs

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62% made all ABCs (15% increase) from 54% (Q1-Q4)

Average GPA (out of 4.0)

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2.83 Average Overall GPA (2% increase) from 2.76 (Q1-Q4)

 

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BODY

Offered a Hot, Nutritious Meal Each Day

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100%

Up to date on physicals and immunizations

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100%

Received eye exams (202 received eyeglasses)

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86%

Received dental exams and cleaning (356 received fillings or root canals)

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98%

 

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SOUL

Have professed faith

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84% professed faith (8% increase) from 78% (Q1-Q4)

Attended church

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32% attended church (14% increase) from 28% (Q1-Q4)


Club attendance and retention from Q1-Q4

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Reasons for disenrollment: Low attendance, 31%; moved, 27%; behavior, 23%; other reasons, 19%


Technology-enabled, blended learning program

Grade levels gained (2015-2016)
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Matriculation Rates since the first By The Hand college students (2008* – 2016)

*First year By The Hand students matriculated to college

High school freshmen who graduated from high school
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†CPS African-American students in 2016

High school graduates who enrolled in college
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‡Enrolled in degree college or certification technical schools
§42% overall; 34% for African-American males


Matriculation Rates

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*2016 high school graduates who enrolled in a college, university or certified technical school


Economic Impact OF 42 Kids

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The US Census Bureau estimates that a person with a bachelor’s degree will earn $2 million over the course of 40 years–or 83 percent more than a person with just a high school diploma. In contrast, every high school dropout who enters a life of crime and drugs costs society $2.1 million.