Facts, Outcomes, College Placement

Class of 2021 outcomes

Enrollment Type: Percent:
4-year college 48.9%
2-year college 26.7%
Technical School 4.4%
 Other 20%

YSLPP Class of 2021 College Placements:

Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Clarkson University
Daemen College (2)
Mohawk Valley Community College (11)
The Ohio State University
Onondaga Community College
Old Dominion University 
Syracuse University
University at Buffalo
University of Hawaii 
Utica College (11)
Wells College

A collage of Class of 2021 Seniors holding white paper bags full of swag for their Senior Ceremony.

YSLPP Graduating Class of 2021
Senior Goodie Bags, May 2021


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 Post-High School Graduation Outcomes

679 High School Seniors, Class of 1999-Class of 2015

Enrollment Type: Percent:
4-year college 55.%
2-year college 25.%
Military 2.%
Employment 12.%
Other 6.%

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 Demographics

Young Scholars DC Trip 2010
Young Scholars
surrounding a statue
of Albert Einstein in D.C
The 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

Contact Us

Pamela G. Matt, Esq.

Pamela G. Matt, Esq.

YSLPP Executive Director
Utica College, 1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, New York 13502
(315) 792-3237
(315) 792-3083 (fax)

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