There is little doubt that the Take Stock program is delivering a higher high school graduation and degree attainment rate then their non-Take Stock peers. Monroe County is a leader among the State Take Stock programs, with higher percentages of students both coming to the program attaining degrees.
675 Take Stock in Children (TSIC) Scholars have received scholarships from MCEF since 2000!
Among the current 68 middle school scholars:
41% are enrolled in ALGEBRA 1 or GEOMETRY
27% are enrolled in PHYSICAL SCIENCE honors
Among our 227 high school scholars:
52% enrolled in one or more Advanced Placement courses
22% of whom are taking a STEM Advanced Placement course
70% of our TSIC graduates1 have earned an associate’s degree, a bachelor’s degree, or a career certificate.
Among our 407 high school graduates, nearly all enrolled in college and more than two-thirds earned a degree, well above their non-TSIC peer group!