240 college students were hired to work as Youth Enrichment Specialists in Say Yes extended year programs this summer. 80/240 hired are Say Yes Scholars!
Say Yes has given out more than $2.5 million in Say Yes scholarships over three years.
Syracuse home values have risen 3.5 percent since 2009.
More than $43 million dollars has been raised, during the worst economic downturn in a generation, to create positive change in the lives of urban youth.
Nearly 2,000 Say Yes students have enrolled in 2 and 4 year colleges (public and private) since the fall of 2009
818 recent graduates will be eligible to attend a Say Yes Higher Education Compact Partner College in the Fall 2012
More than 200 SCSD students in grades 9 to 12 received tutoring and SAT prep services at no cost each week during the 2011-2012 school year through the Say Yes Collegiate Preparatory Academy.
32 SCSD high school students participated in the Say Yes summer college tours program in August, an opportunity made possible by a New York Higher Education Services (HESC) grant. Students visited 7 Say Yes Higher Education Compact Partner Colleges over a 3 day tour.
29 SCSD graduate attended a 5-week pre-college Summer Success Academy at OCC this summer. Students took courses, received academic support and learned about college life.
189 SCSD students who received Regents prep in s Say Yes Study Hall at Nottingham and Corcoran high schools this summer.
1414 tutor/student interactions took place between Say Yes Colelgiate Preparatory Academy tutors and SCSD students embedded in classes at Nottingham and Corcoran high schools this summer.
5,100 SCSD students were enrolled in Say Yes extended day programs in 2011-2012.
Approximately 2000 students attended Say Yes extended year programs this summer.
9th grade dropout rates decreased by 44 percent from 2009 to 2010.
9th grade algebra Regents exam passing rates are up by more than 30 percent.
5 more children’s books were published in the Say Yes Young Authors Series in spring 2013
More than 100 volunteers were engaged in Say Yes in various capacities during the 2011-2012 school year.
85 families visited the Say Yes Financial Aid Counseling Center between the months of April - August 2012 to receive assistance with the college application process.
All elementary and K-8 schools now have social workers, providing a 200:1 ratio v. 500:1 prior to the implementation of Say Yes.
As part of the Promise Zone commitment, SCSD, Say Yes, the Onondaga County Department of Mental Health, and community-based organizations are working toward their collective goal of having one mental health clinic in every school in the district by 2013.
Say Yes legal clinics will be open in all quadrants of SCSD in Fall 2012 and will be staffed by local law firms to provide free legal advice, free service, and referrals to families.
Of the 315 students who did not have health insurance in 2009, 91 percent have now completed an application through Say Yes in partnership with the Salvation Army.