Junior Achievement of Kansas Reaches 27,000+ Students, Releases More Findings in 2017-2018 Report
7/30/18 4:21 PM - Topeka, KS - Junior Achievement (JA) of Kansas has released their results for program reach for the 2017-2018 school year.
JA of Kansas reached 27,264 students in the 2017-2018 school year, taught by 952 volunteers. 1,313 classes were taught, providing 140,280 contact hours over the school year. Primary service areas of teaching include the Topeka, Lawrence, Wichita, & surrounding areas. Kansas ranks #9 out of 135 JA areas nationwide for volunteer retention, retaining 46.6% of its volunteers from 2016-2017.
"These numbers are positive as we move forward into the next program year with enthusiasm to reach even more students. JA of Kansas continues to be thankful for our excellent volunteers to provide programming to so many Kansas students," quotes Ashley Charest, President.
"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."