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Cristo Rey Jesuit High School: Supporting Students To and Through College

With Naviance and data-centric counseling, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School has achieved a 100% college acceptance rate for the past 9 years, and has a college completion rate that is 3 times higher than the national average for low income students.

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Township High School District 214: Aligning Curriculum to Career Pathways for Successful Transitions

Since integrating career pathways into the academic lives of students at District 214, the district more than tripled the number of students who earned dual credit in a career pathway course improving from 12% in 2013 to 40% for the class of 2018.

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Chicago Public Schools: Focusing on Transitions to Improve Postsecondary Outcomes

Chicago Public Schools is the third largest school district in the United States. Through the use of Naviance and by focusing on transitions, the district has achieved a college enrollment rate of 68%, a 13% increase in just two years, and a 36% increase since 2006.

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Union County Public Schools: Tracking Engagement with Naviance Insights Case Study

Are you measuring the effectiveness of CCLR programs? The latest Naviance case study from Union County Public Schools (NC), walks through three key areas of focus for UCPS: a focus on engagement, aligning activities with your scope and sequence, and tracking results.

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Everett Public Schools: Focusing on SEL to Increase Graduation Rates by Over 64%

Everett Public Schools near Seattle, WA found themselves facing a graduation crisis, in which only 58% of students were graduating from high school on time. After shifting focus to include social emotional learning, the district increased their on-time graduation rate from 58% to 95%, representing a 64% increase.

Oro Grande School District: Encouraging Students to Take Ownership Over Their Future

Oro Grande implemented Naviance in Fall 2014 in order to provide equity of access to all and to help their students identify and pursue their goals after graduation.

School District of Philadelphia: Implementing Naviance to Help Students Achieve Post-Secondary Goals

The School District of Philadelphia: Implementing Naviance to Help Students Achieve Post-Secondary Goals

Tempe Union: Increasing Student and Parent Access to Achieve Post-Secondary Goals

Tempe Union High School District: Increasing Student and Parent Access to Achieve Post-Secondary Goals

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Mt. Diablo Unified School District: Increasing College and Career Readiness Access

Mt. Diablo Unified School District: Increasing College and Career Readiness Access for Underserved Students and Meeting State A-G Requirements

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Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township: Increase Graduation Rates by 25% in Four Years

Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township: Increase Graduation Rates by 25% in Four Years with Daily Advisory Period and Naviance

Dedication to College and Career Readiness Leads to District-Wide Naviance Access

After making college and career readiness their top priority, Aptos High School staff and administrators decided to implement Naviance. By working with their Naviance consultant, Aptos had counselors trained, data in place, and provided teachers access by the first day of the school year. Their main goals included assisting seniors in their college research and planning, and allowing freshman immediate access to Naviance to receive its benefits throughout all four years. By January of 2017, Aptos High School had all grade levels accessing Naviance regularly, exceeding their goals for the entire school year.

Berkley School District: Increasing Access to Various Student Pathways

In order to support their mission of supporting “every learner in the quest to realize his or her full potential,” Berkley SD decided to use Naviance to streamline their college and career readiness initiatives.

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Eugene School District: Initiating College and Career Readiness Technology in Middle Schools

After a successful pilot program, Eugene School District extended Naviance to their other schools in order to create a cohesive college and career readiness plan across the district.

Cheshire Academy: Making CCR a Competitive Advantage in the Private School Market

Cheshire Academy is a private college-preparatory school in New Haven, Connecticut. With fewer than 500 students enrolled, Cheshire Academy prides itself on its focus and dedication to student success in all aspects of life.

Bringing College and Career Readiness to All Students: Finding A Comprehensive CCR Partner

Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) is a high-achieving district in Michigan, with college enrollment rates of 79 percent (well above the national average of 69 percent) and four-year graduation rates of 89 percent (well above the state average of 82 percent).

Through the Lens of Equity and Access - When Good Is Not Good Enough

Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) is a Michigan district consisting of 17,300 students of diverse backgrounds and economic statuses. Although already a high-achieving district, AAPS Superintendent Dr. Jeanice Swift has committed to increasing achievement levels for all students, with special emphasis on underserved populations such as Hispanic/Latino and low-income students.

Texas CTE Programs Prepare Students for Their Unique Futures

How many 9th graders that you know are already enrolled in a nursing program or are running a restaurant with paying customers? At Grand Prairie Independent School District (GPISD) a large district in the Dallas/Forth Worth area, nursing and hospitality are just two of the 29 pathways thats students can pursue, starting as early as middle school, with the goal of getting the knowledge and skills they'll need to succeed in the future.

Flagstaff High School Increases College Acceptance Rate by 12.8 Percentage Points

The Flagstaff Counseling Department uses the support of technology to continually evolve. For the past nine years, Flagstaff improved its college and career readiness culture by implementing Naviance.

Increasing Parent Engagement in Stamford, Connecticut

Studies show that parent involvement in a student’s education can be one of the biggest factors affecting success during and after high school. And while critically important, schools often struggle to get parents involved. Limited staff time, a lack of resources to provide parents, or uncertainty about how to engage families are just a few contributing factors. One district in Connecticut, however, has seen success in fostering collaboration and engaging parents using the college and career planning and scholarship search tools included in Naviance.

Creating a Meaningful ILP with Naviance

When Colorado enacted a requirement in 2009 that required all students in grades 9-12 to create and manage an Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP), Jeffco turned to Naviance – a one-stop solution that brings all the pieces of an effective college and career readiness program together.

The First Year Impact of Naviance

Before implementing Naviance, Boothbay had a 52% college application rate. Through the use of Naviance’s college search and application tools, they saw an increase to 94% of seniors applying to college, an 80% increase in one year.

Strengthening Counseling Programs with Naviance

Since implementing Naviance, Adams 12 increased its graduation rate by 12%, and data collected through Naviance helped the district justify spending to restore counseling positions that had been lost due to budget cuts.

Texas School Makes Community Service a Priority

Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas has over 3,400 students and nearly 1,500 of them participate in Spartans Out Serving or “SOS,” a voluntary community service club. Community service is deeply ingrained into the school’s culture. Over half of the student body participates in SOS and this year, almost 800 students met their service goals. For seniors, that means 60 hours of effort is rewarded with coveted white cords at graduation.

Transcripts at the Click of a Button

Like most schools, High Tech High in San Diego is under an enormous burden to submit transcripts and other forms to colleges as its seniors navigate the application process each year. Before going digital, the counseling office relied on the only method it had: mailing paper packets filled with transcripts, school profiles, and teacher recommendations. High Tech High also printed and mailed a second or third round of transcripts, translating into countless hours of staff time and thousands of dollars in postage and supplies.

Yonkers Public Schools

After implementing Naviance, Yonkers Public Schools now has the ability to measure the impact their programs have on student success. In 2008, prior to the full adoption of Naviance, college-going intentions for seniors was 67%. In 2012, close to 91% of YPS seniors applied to colleges and 76% of seniors intended to enroll in four- or two–year colleges. Since using Naviance scholarship tools, YPS has more than doubled financial aid and scholarship awards from $23 million in 2010 to over $49 million in 2012. YPS attributes these increases to the variety of college- and career-readiness programs offered as well as improved student awareness of opportunities and resources available made possible by Naviance.

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