Results

By The Hand received record results in 2015-2016.

Results

Mind

Passed All of Their Classes

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

Made all ABCs

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

Average GPA (out of 4.0)

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

Body

Offered a Hot, Nutritious Meal Each Day

100%

Up to date on physicals and immunizations

100%

Received eye exams (202 received eyeglasses)

86%

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

98%

Soul

Have professed faith

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

Attended church

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

Club attendance and retention from Q1-Q4

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


Technology-enabled, blended learning program

Grade levels gained (2015-2016)


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

†CPS African-American students in 2016

High school graduates who enrolled in college

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


Matriculation Rates

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


Economic Impact OF 42 Kids

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.