JA Programs Make An Impact

Since 1993, research has shown that even a single exposure to Junior Achievement makes a difference – students who participate in JA have a greater comprehension of economic concepts and skills than their non-participating peers.

 

 

 

 

Research has confirmed that JA:
• Encourages students to become entrepreneurs
• Helps students understand the importance of staying in school and improves attendance
• Helps students outperform traditional economics students in all areas

 

 

 

Other notable findings from the longitudinal study have found:

• JA middle school students were significantly more likely to aspire toward a college prep program of study when they reached high school and they were more likely to hold higher aspirations for their careers.
• A greater percentage of middle grade and high school JA students volunteered for unpaid community service projects as compared to students in general.
• Most of the JA high school students worked at least part-time during the school year, whereas only about one-quarter of students in general worked during the academic year.
• JA students were more likely to enter college immediately after high school.

A 2014 survey of JA alumni found that:
88% alumni are confident they have the ability to manage their personal finances effectively, compared to 71% of non-JA students
95% of alumni feel confident in job interviews, compared to only 76% of non-JA students
92% of alumni feel they could compete successfully in a business environment, compared to 45% of non-JA students

 

2016-17 JA Program Results 2015-16 JA Program Results

Canton Local- Faircrest Middle School- 8th Grade - JA Economics For Success

JA Day at Walsh 2016 - High School - JA Personal Finance

Marlington Local- Lexington Elementary School- 3rd Grade- JA Our City

Tusky Valley Local - Tusky Valley Middle School- 8th Grade - JA Economics For Success

Tusky Valley Local- Tusky Vally Middle School - 7th Grade- JA Economics For Success

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alliance City -Alliance Middle-8th Grade- JA Economics For Success

Alliance City- Lexington Elementary - 3rd Grade- Our City

Canton City- McKinley High School - 9 through 12- JA Career Success

Canton City- McKinley High School- Quote Page 9 through 12- JA Career Success

Canton Local- Faircrest Middle School- 8th Grade - JA Economics For Success

Fairless Local- Fairless Middle School- 7th Grade - JA Economics For Success

Plain Local - Glenwood Intermidiate School - 6th Grade - JA Global Market Place 

Tusky Valley - Tusky Valley Middle School - 8th Grade - JA Economics for Success

Tusky Valley - Tusky Valley Middle School - 7th Grade - It's My Future 

JA Day at Walsh 2015 - High School - JA Personal Finance