Junior Achievement of Kansas Reaches 28,000+ Students, Releases More Findings in 2018-2019 Report
Junior Achievement (JA) of Kansas has released their results for program reach for the 2018-2019 school year.
JA of Kansas reached 28,414 students in the 2018-2019 school year, taught by 947 volunteers. 1,365 classes were taught, providing 144,359 contact hours over the school year. Primary service areas of teaching include the Topeka, Lawrence, & Wichita areas. JA of Kansas increased its student reach by 4.2%, including over 4,000 more contact hours from 2017-2018. Expansions into new schools occurred in Topeka and Wichita; the Lawrence area provided classes to every elementary and middle school in the Lawrence Public Schools district for the second year in a row.
"Seeing a continued increase in the number of students we reach, right as we start a new school year, provides us with momentum and enthusiasm to continue to strive for excellence in the coming years. JA of Kansas thanks our outstanding volunteers and supporters that allow us to continue to reach more Kansas students each year," says 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."