This past year has brought so many wonderful things to our organization and our programs. Highlights from 2016 can be found in our Annual Report.
By helping students take responsibility for their lives, they develop the attitudes, skills and motivation necessary to THRIVE!
We recognize their success by measuring graduation rates, attendance, academic performance and behavior.
2015-2016 Program Outcomes
Pando Core Program
Focus: Students at-risk due to attendance, academics and behavior.
80% of K-8 students maintained/improved in reading-Outcome: 88%
80% of K-8 students maintained/improved in math-Outcome 84%
90% average daily attendance for K-5 students-Outcome 95%
90% average daily attendance for 6-12 students-Outcome 90%
95% of 9-12 students will remain in school (not expelled)-Outcome 100%
90% of high school seniors will graduate-Outcome 90%
Number of students targeted: 1,388
Number of students with collected outcomes: 1,104
Number of schools: 16
Check & Connect
Focus: Chronic Absenteeism
85% of chronically absent students will not be chronically absent by end of year-Outcome 63%
95% of students will not be suspended-Outcome 94%
Students will have less than 20 tardies-Outcome 66%
80% of students will improve/maintain in reading-Outcome 98%
80% of students will improve/maintain in math-Outcome 95%
Number of students targeted: 328 Pre K- 3rd Graders
Number of students with collected outcomes: 288
Focus: Financial literacy simulation of life as a 26 year old
Teachers were surveyed about the following areas to see if “at-risk” students had exhibited improvement.
Classroom Attendance-Outcome 42%
Classroom participation-Outcome 67%
Number of students that participated in the program: 6,388 (8th -12th grade)
Number of schools: 27
Number of volunteers utilized to make the program successful: 755
Improve personal financial literacy & underlying economic principles for students grades 2-7-Outcome 63%
Number of students that participated in the program: 675
Number of schools: 11