Class of 2015 outcomes
Total Outcomes as of September 2015
Overall, Young Scholars LPP students have a 93 percent graduation rate from high school. Of the 14 cohorts of graduates, 87 percent earned a New York State Advanced Regents or Regents Diploma.
17-Year Summary of
679 High School Seniors, Class of 1999-Class of 2015
Young Scholars efforts have had encouraging results with a 93 percent graduation rate from the seventeen years of graduating classes. Since 2005, 86 percent of the YSLPP high school graduates have enrolled in institutions of higher learning. Eighty-six percent of Young Scholars received Regents or Advanced Regents Diplomas as opposed to Proctor High School's 59 percent.
YSLPP DemographicsThe demographics of the YSLPP are reflective of Utica itself. Students in grades 7 and 8 attend either James H. Donovan Middle School or John F. Kennedy Middle School, while students in grades 9-12 attend T.R. Proctor High School. The ethnicity of the 349 YSLPP students includes African-American, Hispanic/Latin, Asian, Native American, White/Non-Hispanic, including recent immigrants from Bosnia, Russia, Belarus, the Ukraine, Myanmar and the Sudan.
Teaching about diversity is easy since the YSLPP lives it everyday.
- 54 percent of Young Scholars are female
- 46 percent of Young Scholars are male
- 79 percent of Young Scholars are from minority or refugee populations
Jordan CornacchiaUC Class of 2003, YSLPP
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