Outcome Dashboard, 2017

Welcome to the Achieve Brown County Community Dashboard for November 2017.

Outcome One

Every child is prepared for school

82%

of all kids meet attention benchmark

 

↓2%

from last year

Based on 1,239 5K students at 6 public and private schools Fall 2017.

Highlights

Outcome Team One has identified some great resources in our community in the pre-K arena. Some of them include:

Challenges

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 of our helpful programs
  • Social / Emotional screening is key to early intervention, but a universal screening tool is not utilized in Brown County
Outcome 2

Every child succeeds in school

90%

of all kids graduate from high school

 

↑1%

from last year

Based on 3,097 students in public school 2016 cohort.

Highlights

As our most recently formed outcome team, Outcome Team Two is examining highlights in the community such as:

Challenges

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
Outcome 3

Every youth is connected to & engaged in an accredited career pathway

59%

of all kids enroll or enter military by fall after graduation

 

↓2%

from last year

Based on 3,097 students in public school 2016 cohort.

Highlights

Outcome Team Three has identified highlights in our community, including our largest postsecondary education providers:

Challenges

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
Outcome 4

Every youth attains post-secondary education or career training

41%

of all kids attain degree or credential in 6 years

 

Based on 3,130 public high school graduates in 2009

Highlights

Outcome Team Four will be forming soon, and once formed, the team will identify local assets and gaps. 

Stay tuned for more details!

Challenges

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.

Outcome 5

Every youth is equipped to become an effective and engaged citizen

37%

of all young adults earn >200% of the poverty level (at least $32,840 per year).

 

Based on 22-24 Year-olds living in Brown County in 2016

Highlights

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.

Challenges

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

Click here for more information.

Outcome 6

Every child, youth and young adult contributes to the community

PENDING

Volunteer at least once a year

 

Based on youth and young adults ages 14 to 24 in Brown County

Highlights

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!

Challenges

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

Click here for more information.