College Success Foundation and Student Achievement
What we do Inspire low-income students to finish high school and enter and graduate college by providing the scholarships, mentoring and support they need to succeed in life.
Goal Increase the number of low-income students graduating from high school and entering and completing postsecondary education.
What drives our mission Degree Attainment by Income Level100% 80% 79.1% 60% Bottom Second 40.2% Third 40% Top 33.9% 14.9% 20% 10.9% 15.0% 10.7% 6.2% 0% 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010Data Source: Postsecondary Education Opportunity, “Bachelors Degree Attainment by Age 24 by Family Income Quartiles, 1970 to 2010, Column N(Accessed 7/6/12), www.postsecondary.org.
What drives our mission 60,000 students graduate from high school annually. 32,000 go to some college. 6,000 of these could earn a BA.Source: Higher Education Coordinating Board, 1999 5
What drives our missionWashington State K-12 Enrollment WA K-12 Students 2003 vs. 2011 986,312 1,025,961 Enrolled Enrolled Students Students 37% 46% Free/Reduced Free /Reduced Price Lunch Price Lunch 2003 2011Source: National School Lunch Program October Count - http://www.k12.wa.us/ChildNutrition/Reports/FreeReducedMeals.aspx)
How does it work? Model for SuccessKnow They Can Go Get Them Ready Get Them In Get Them Through Get Them Careers Middle School High School College Prep College Alumni 7th-8th 9th-10th 11th-12th
How does it work? Middle SchoolKnow They Can Go Middle School 7th-8th AmeriCorps Coaches HERO Advisors Deliver a structured college Increase college readiness for awareness/readiness curriculum males of color and other under Students complete a High School represented youth & Beyond Plan detailing courses HERO services include grade they must take in high school to and attendance graduate meeting requirements monitoring, social/emotional for four-year college entrance. and leadership skill building, tutoring and college visits.
How does it work?High School 9th-10th Get Them Ready High School 9th-10thHERO Advisors Provide case management, grade and attendance monitoring, transcript analysis, preparation for the practice SAT test, college visits, leadership development, parent/guardian engagement, motivational speakers and college awareness activities. HERO Advisors work with up to 80 HERO students in each high school served. In 2009-10 more than half (56%) of high school HERO participants improved their GPA and 84% graduated from high school on time. Of those who graduated 74% went on to enroll in college.
How does it work?High School 11th-12th Get Them In College Prep 11th-12thCollege Preparatory Advisor Provide the support low-income students need to successfully navigate their junior and seniors, including college admissions/financial aid processes and the transition from high school to college. College Preparatory Advisors provide proactive academic advising, college planning information, grade and attendance monitoring and referrals for additional interventions. They also help students identify scholarship opportunities and complete the FAFSA on time.
How does it work?Postsecondary Get Them Through CollegeCollege Bound Scholarship Available to Free & Reduced Price Lunch eligible students who live in Washington state, graduate from high school, and enroll in college within one year of graduation Must sign-up during 7th or 8th grade Scholarship covers tuition, fees, and a small book allowance; may only be used at eligible institutions in Washington state.
How does it work? Postsecondary Get Them Through College 2015 2016 2012 2013 2014 (Current (Current 2017 (Graduated (Current H.S. (Current H.S. H.S. H.S. (Current 8th Expected Graduation Year Spring 2012) Senior) Junior) Sophomore) Freshman) grader ) TOTAL Number of Estimated Eligible College Bound Students* 28,093 28,600 29,856 30,549 31,923 36,394 185,415 College Bound Students (eligible students who pledged to be College Bound) 15,861 15,672 20,456 22,850 24,688** 16,070** 115,597 % of Total Eligible that are College Bound 56% 55% 69% 75% 77% 44% 62%* Estimated eligible numbers based on FRPL numbers reported to OSPI fall of students’ 7th grade year**College Bound numbers based on APPLIED application data provided by Washington Student Achievement Council on September 5, 2012
How does it work?Postsecondary Get Them Through CollegeCollege Services Officers Support the high school-to-college transition, providing workshops including advising, admissions, financial aid and college integration and readiness. Deliver comprehensive support to Scholars once on their college campuses via workshops and on-campus support activities. Provide intrusive support for students who are facing personal and/or academic challenges. Work with college staff to provide mentoring for CSF Scholars.
How does it work?Alumni & Careers Get Them Careers AlumniCenter for Career Success Match area employers to a diverse and capable group of college- educated young people. Provide information about graduate education, internships, leadership and career development opportunities. Provide opportunities for alumni to give back to their communities by mentoring to support youth who face similar challenges.
ResultsScholarships Awarded CSF Cumulative Scholarships Awarded 7,724 8,000 7,000 6,000 5,000 4,000 3,000 2,000 1,000 0 Scholarship data based on CSF Census May 1, 2012 and Anniversary data.
ResultsBachelor’s Degrees Earned CSF Cumulative Bachelors Degrees 3,000 2,811 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 0 (Sources: National Student Clearinghouse August 2012; Education Edge 2012 graduates; May 2012 CSF Census data.)
ResultsFinancial Aid Disbursed for Scholarships CSF Cumulative Disbursements $160,000,000 $141.4 million $140,000,000 $120,000,000 $100,000,000 $80,000,000 $60,000,000 $40,000,000 $20,000,000 $- 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 (Source: May 2012 CSF Census & Anniversary Data)
ResultsFunds Raised $400,000,000 $392,938,992 District of Columbia $350,000,000 Washington State $300,000,000 $250,000,000 $200,000,000 $150,000,000 $100,000,000 $50,000,000 $- 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Source: CSF Finance Team
Purpose: • raise a billion dollars in ten years for scholarships for students going into STEM and health careMajor private investors • Microsoft: $25,000,000 • Boeing: $25,000,000State matchTwo funds • Direct scholarship funds • Endowment3,000 scholarships awarded first year (2012)