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JA By the Numbers

 

47 - Community leaders make up the Junior Achievement board 

7 - Professional Staff

1 - Regional Advisory Committees

K-12 - grade levels for which JA has programs available

24,893 -  students participants during the 2015-16 school year

1919 - year JA began Nationally and 1953 the year it began locally

172 - schools in Northeastern New York run  JA programs

3 - Regions comprise JA of Northeastern New York - Capital, Adirondack & Mid-Hudson

1,176 - classes that had JA programs last year

500+ - businesses, foundations and individuals and service clubs invest in JA each year

$28.00 - is the average cost to educate one student in Junior Achievement

3,000+ - individuals volunteer time to Junior Achievement each year

DID YOU KNOW?
Compared to all students, JA students are more likely to graduate from high school (93% to 70%) and are more likely to go to college (73% to 60%)