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 2021

2. College-going Patterns by Demographic Group: Summary for Classes of 2006–2020
Covers: Summary data for the first fourteen years of Kalamazoo Promise usage by gender and race/ethnicity
     Updated February 2021

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 2021

4Scholarship Use within Six Months by Race/Ethnicity and Gender
Covers: Year-by-year data for the first fourteen years of Kalamazoo Promise usage within 6 months of high-school graduation by gender and race/ethnicity
     Updated February 2021

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 2021

6. Scholarship Use within Six Months by Socioeconomic Status 
Covers: Year-by-year data for the first fourteen years of Kalamazoo Promise usage within 6 months of high-school graduation by socioeconomic status and gender
     Updated February 2021

7. Scholarship Use within Six Months by High School
Covers: Year-by-year data for the first fourteen year of Kalamazoo Promise usage within 6 months of high-school graduation by high school. 
     Updated February 2021

Postsecondary Outcomes

8. Where Have Students Used the Promise? (as of Fall 2020)
Covers: The number of unique students who have used the Kalamazoo Promise at each institution.
     Updated February 2021

9. Enrollment of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients at Local Institutions
Covers: Recipients enrolled at local and non-local institutions (as of Fall 2020)
     Updated February 2021

10Enrollment 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 6 months of graduation
     Updated February 2021

11. Enrollment of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients within 1 Year of Graduation (Universities)
Covers: Number of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients enrolled at each Promise-eligible university within 6 months of graduation
     Updated February 2021

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 6 months of graduation
     Updated February 2021

13. Bachelor's Degree Completion within Six years for Eligible vs. Non-Eligible Students
Covers: Bachelor's completion rates (within 6 years) for Classes of 2006-2014 comparing graduates eligible for the Promise to all KPS graduates
     Updated February 2021

14Bachelor's Degree Completion within Six Years by Gender, Race - Summary
Covers: Summary of 6-year bachelor’s completion rates of Promise-eligible students within 6 years after high school graduation broken down by gender and race/ethnicity.
     Updated February 2021

15. Bachelor's Degree Completion within Six Years by Race, Gender
Covers: Bachelor's completion rates of Promise-eligible students within 6 years after high school graduation broken down by graduation year and race, then by gender.
     Updated February 2021

16. Bachelor's Degree Completion within Six Years by Socioeconomic Status
Covers: Bachelor's completion rates of Promise-eligible students within 6 years after high school graduation broken down by socioeconomic status, as measured by eligibility for federally subsidized lunch program.
     Updated February 2021

17. Bachelor’s Degree Completion within Six Years by High School
Covers: Bachelor’s completion rates of Promise-eligible students within 6 years after high school graduation, broken down by high school.
      Updated February 2021

18. Summary of Credentials and Degrees Completed
Covers: Credentials and degrees received by Promise-eligible students from Classes of 2006-2020.
     Updated February 2021

19. Six-year Credential Completion Summary (2006-2013)
Covers: Credentials and degrees received by Promise-eligible students from Classes of 2006-2014 within 6 years of high school graduation, broken down by race/ethnicity.
     Updated February 2021

Impact on Kalamazoo Public Schools

20. Kalamazoo Public Schools Enrollment Trend
     Covers: Long-term enrollment trend in Kalamazoo Public Schools, 1985-2020
     Updated February 2021

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