Class of 2016 outcomes
Cayuga Community College
College of St. Rose
Herkimer County Community College
Mount Holyoke College
Pratt Institute, Utica
SUNY Poly - St. Elizabeth's
SUNY Stony Brook
University of Rochester
Total Outcomes as of September 2016
Overall, Young Scholars LPP students have a 93 percent graduation rate from high school. Of the 15 cohorts of graduates, 88 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.
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
SITES AND CONTACTS
Contact: John Verra
Phone: (315) 368-6175
Room Number: M021
Phone: (315) 368-6590
Room Number: 130
Phone: (315) 368-6676
Room Number: 136
YOUNG SCHOLARS ON WAMC
Listen to this story about the Young Scholars LPP recently broadcast on WAMC - Northeast Public Radio.
Young Scholars Story →