The Kalamazoo Promise: Data Collection

The Upjohn Institute tracks several usage and success measures of The Kalamazoo Promise.

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Kalamazoo Promise Eligibility and Usage data

1. Trends in Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship Use
     Covers: Total number of KPS graduates, percentage eligible for the Promise, and percentage of Promise-eligible and      ineligible graduates starting college
     Updated February 2020
2. College-going Patterns by Demographic Group: Summary for Classes of 2006-2019
     Covers: Summary data for the first fourteen years of Kalamazoo Promise usage by gender and race/ethnicity
     Updated February 2020
3. Scholarship Use by Race/Ethnicity and Gender
     Covers: Year-by-year data for the first fourteen years of Kalamazoo Promise usage by gender and race/ethnicity
     Updated February 2020
4. Scholarship Use within Six Months by Race/Ethnicity and Gender
     Covers: Year-by-year data for the first fourteen years of Kalamazoo Promise usage within six months of high-school graduation by gender and race/ethnicity
     Updated February 2020
5. Scholarship Use by Socioeconomic Status
     Covers: Year-by-year data for the first fourteen years of Kalamazoo Promise usage at any time by socioeconomic status and gender
     Updated February 2020
6. Scholarship Use within Six Months by Socioeconomic Status
     Covers: Year-by-year data for the first fourteen years of Kalamazoo Promise usage within six months of high-school graduation by socioeconomic status and gender
     Updated February 2020
7. Scholarship Use within Six Months by High School
     Covers: Year-by-year data for the first fourteen years of Kalamazoo Promise usage within six months of high-school graduation by high school
     Updated February 2020

Postsecondary Outcomes

8. Where Have Students Used the Promise? (as of Fall 2019)
     Covers: The number of unique students who have used the Kalamazoo Promise at each institution.
     Updated February 2020
9. Enrollment of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients at Local Institutions
     Covers: Recipients enrolled at local and non-local institutions (as of Fall 2019)
     Updated February 2020
10. Enrollment of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients within Six Months of Graduation (Community Colleges)
     Covers: Number of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients enrolled at each Promise-eligible community college within six months of graduation
     Updated February 2020
11. Enrollment of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients within Six Months of Graduation (Universities)
     Covers: Number of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients enrolled at each Promise-eligible university within six months of graduation
     Updated February 2020
12. Enrollment of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients within Six Months of Graduation (Michigan Colleges Alliance)
     Covers: Number of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients enrolled at each Promise-eligible MCA school within six months of graduation
     Updated February 2020
13. Bachelor's Degree Completion within Six Years for Eligible vs. Non-Eligible Students
     Covers: Bachelor's completion rates (within six years) for Classes of 2006-2013 comparing graduates eligible for the Promise to all KPS graduates
     Updated February 2020
14. Bachelor's Degree Completion within Six Years by Gender, Race - Summary
     Covers: Summary of 6-year bachelor's completion rates of Promise-eligible students within six years after high school  graduation broken down by gender and race/ethnicity.
     Updated February 2020
15. Bachelor's Degree Completion within Six Years by Race, Gender
     Covers: Bachelor's completion rates of Promise-eligible students within six years after high school graduation broken down by graduation year and race, then by gender.
     Updated February 2020
16. Bachelor's Degree Completion within Six Years by Socioeconomic Status
     Covers: Bachelor's completion rates of Promise-eligible students within six years after high school graduation broken down by socioeconomic status, as measured by eligibility for federally subsidized lunch program.
     Updated February 2020
17. Bachelor’s Degree Completion within Six Years by High School
     Covers: Bachelor’s completion rates of Promise-eligible students within six years after high school graduation, broken down by high school
     Updated February 2020
18. Summary of Credentials and Degrees Completed
     Covers: Credentials and degrees received by Promise-eligible students from Classes of 2006-2019.
     Updated February 2020
19. Six-year Credential Completion Summary (2006-2013)
     Covers: Credentials and degrees received by Promise-eligible students from Classes of 2006-2013 within six years of high school graduation, broken down by race/ethnicity.
     Updated February 2020

Impact on Kalamazoo Public Schools

20. Kalamazoo Public Schools Enrollment Trend
     Covers: Long-term enrollment trend in Kalamazoo Public Schools, 1985-2019
     Updated February 2020

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