Kalamazoo Promise: Data Collection

As the central repository for data covering KPS and comparison districts, the housing market, and the regional economy, the Institute is developing and disseminating useful measures of the program’s impact.

Kalamazoo Promise Eligibility and Usage data

1. Trends in Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship Use
     Covers: Total number of KPS graduates, percentage eligible for the Promise, and percentage of Promise-eligible and      ineligible graduates starting college
     Updated January 2016
2. College-going Patterns by Demographic Group: Summary for Classes of 2006–2014
     Covers: Summary data for the first nine years of Kalamazoo Promise usage by gender and race/ethnicity
     Updated January 2016
3. Scholarship Use by Race/Ethnicity and Gender
     Covers: Year-by-year data for the first nine years of Kalamazoo Promise usage by gender and race/ethnicity
     Updated January 2016
4. Scholarship Use within 6 Months by Race/Ethnicity and Gender
     Covers: Year-by-year data for the first nine years of Kalamazoo Promise usage within 6 months of high-school graduation by      gender and race/ethnicity
     Updated January 2016
5. Scholarship Use by Socioeconomic Status
     Covers: Year-by-year data for the first nine years of Kalamazoo Promise usage at any time by socioeconomic status and      gender
     Updated September 2016
6. Scholarship Use within Six Months by Socioeconomic Status
     Covers: Year-by-year data for the first nine years of Kalamazoo Promise usage within 6 months of high-school graduation by      socioeconomic status and gender
     Updated September 2016

Postsecondary Outcomes

7. Where Have Students Used the Promise?(as of Fall 2014)
     Covers: The number of unique students who have used the Kalamazoo Promise at each institution.
     Updated October 2015
8. Enrollment of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients at Local Institutions
     Covers: Recipients enrolled at local and non-local institutions (as of Fall 2014)
     Updated January 2016
9. Enrollment of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients within 1 Year of Graduation (Community Colleges)
     Covers: Number of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients enrolled at each Promise-eligible community college within 1 year of      graduation
     Updated January 2016
10. Enrollment of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients within 1 Year of Graduation (Universities)
     Covers: Number of Kalamazoo Promise Recipients enrolled at each Promise-eligible university within 1 year of graduation
     Updated January 2016
11. Bachelor's Degree Completion within 6 years for Eligible vs. Non-Eligible Students
     Covers: Bachelor's completion rates (within 6 years) for Classes of 2006-2008 comparing graduates eligible for the      Promise to all KPS graduates
     Updated January 2016
12. Bachelor's Degree Completion within 6 Years by Gender, Race - Summary
     Covers: Summary of 6-year Bachelor's completion rates of Promise-eligible students within 6 years after high school      graduation broken down by gender and race/ethnicity.
     Updated January 2016
13. Bachelor's Degree Completion within 6 Years by Race, Gender
     Covers: Bachelor's completion rates of Promise-eligible students within 6 years after high school graduation broken down      by graduation year and race, then by gender.
     Updated January 2016
14. Bachelor's Degree Completion within 6 Years by Socioeconomic Status
     Covers: Bachelor's completion rates of Promise-eligible students within 6 years after high school graduation broken down      by socioeconomic status, as measured by eligibility for federally subsidized lunch program.
     Updated January 2016
15. Summary of Credentials and Degrees Completed
     Covers: Credentials and degrees received by Promise-eligible students from Classes of 2006-2013.
     Updated October 2015
16. Six-year Credential Completion Summary (2006-2009)
     Covers: Credentials and degrees received by Promise-eligible students from Classes of 2006-2009 within 6 years of high      school graduation, broken down by race/ethnicity.
     Updated October 2015

Impact on Kalamazoo Public Schools

17. Kalamazoo Public Schools Enrollment Trend
     Covers: Long-term enrollment trend in Kalamazoo Public Schools, 1985-2014
     Updated January 2016
18. Advanced Placement Courses
     Covers: Comparison in number of students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses between 2007 and 2014, with increases      for specific demographic groups.
     Updated January 2016