Welcome to the Achieve Brown County Community Dashboard for May 2016.
Every child is prepared for school
OF ALL KIDS Pass Literacy Benchmark
Based on 2,825 five-year-old Brown County Public School students in Fall 2015
Outcome Team One has identified some great resources in our community in the pre-K arena. Some of them include:
Outcome Team One has identified some of the challenges we’re facing in Brown County. They include:
- Lack of common assessment tool for Kindergarten Readiness
- Population’s lack of awareness of many our helpful programs
- Social / Emotional screening is key to early intervention, but a universal screening tool is not utilized in Brown County
Every child succeeds in school
OF ALL KIDS Graduate from High School
Based on 3,260 in Brown County Public School Senior Cohort for 2014/15
As our most recently formed outcome team, Outcome Team Two is examining highlights in the community such as:
Outcome Team Two is examining the impact of county-wide trends on K-12 issues, including:
- Increased mobility: families move into and out of the area, which takes a toll on students
- Attendance and truancy
Every youth is connected to & engaged in an accredited career pathway
OF ALL KIDS Enroll by Fall after Graduation
Based on Senior Cohort in 2013/14
This is 69% of GRADUATES
Outcome Team Three has identified highlights in our community, including our largest postsecondary education providers:
Current challenges identified by Outcome Team Three include the following:
- Difficulty in or resistance to completing the FAFSA
- Low income students, student of color, and first generation students need additional support
- Lack of growth in federal grants
Every youth attains post-secondary education or career training
OF ALL KIDS Attain Credential In 6 Years
Based on Senior Cohort in 2008/09
This is 66% of Enrollees
Outcome Team Four will be forming soon, and once formed, the team will identify local assets and gaps.
Stay tuned for more details!
While Outcome Team Four has not formed yet, national trends tell us that completing postsecondary education is much more challenging than enrolling in postsecondary education. Click here for more information.
Every youth is equipped to become an effective and engaged citizen
Earn 200%+ Above the Poverty Line (> $23,340)
Based on 22-24 Year-olds living in Brown County
While Outcome Team Five has not formed yet, one of the organizations we expect them to examine includes the Bay Area Workforce Development Board. Their vision is that job skills and educational levels are increased, quality of life of all individuals is enhanced, while employers’ needs are met.
Outcome Team Five has not formed yet. However, nationally, data show that young adults are delaying household formation based on the following:
- Debt, including student loans
- Access to affordable credit
- Parental co-residence decisions
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Every child, youth and young adult contributes to the community
Volunteer at least once a year
Based on youth and young adults ages 14 to 24 in Brown County
While we don’t yet have local data, statewide data shows that WI loves to volunteer! Locally, The Volunteer Center of Brown County is a hub for matching community needs with community helpers. Click here for more information!
Inexperience & peer pressure can make avoidance of behavioral risk factors difficult. Risky behaviors include:
- Use of nicotine, alcohol, & other drugs
- Poor nutrition
- Lack of exercise
- Distracted driving
- Unsafe sexual activity
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