JA Program Evaluation - JA Our Nation

113 5th graders completed pre/post-tests

Average pre-test score              60%

Average post-test score             71%             INCREASE +18.3%
 

*After participating in JA Our Nation, students responses indicated:

75% said what they learned in JA will be important in the future.
81% said what they learned in JA will help them get a good job.
73% said what they learned in JA will help them be successful in life.
68% said JA made school more interesting to them.
72% what they learned in JA will help them do better in school.
71% looked forward to going to school more on days JA took place.
77% said JA connected what they learned in school with real life
66% said JA taught them how to manage their money
76% said JA was fun.
73% said JA made them realize the importance of staying in school.

Teacher Feedback:

97% believed JA activities stimulated student participation
94% said students were engaged in JA class discussions
94% felt JA helped prepare students for the future
86% believed JA improved students' decision-making skills
81% felt JA improved students' critical thinking skills
86% believed that JA prepares students for the world of work
92% said JA exposed students to new careers
97% said JA connected what is learned to real life
82% felt JA helped students learn the importance of staying in school
96% would recommend JA to a colleague or close friend