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Performance Results for Program Year 2012

(Aggregate & Individual)

Job Corps has established a comprehensive performance management system to assess program effectiveness across multiple components of services and programs offered to Job Corps students. This section details participant results for all Job Corps centers in Program Year 2012 (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013). These results are based on Job Corps' Outcome Measurement System (OMS) for centers. Click on a state on the map or on the text links below to see individual centers' performance results.

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National Performance Results - Program Year 2012

  • Number of Centers: 125
  • Number of Students Separated from the Program: 54,242

Performance Measures

National Average

Attained GED or HSD

62.8%

Attained Career Technical Training Completion

67.5%

Combination Attainment of GED/HSD and Career Technical Training Certificate

54.3%

Average Literacy Gain (Grade Level Equivalent)

2.88

Average Numeracy Gain (Grade Level Equivalent)

2.78

Attained Industry-Recognized Credential

89.0%

Placement Related to Career Technical Training, in the Military, or Post-Secondary Education

65.7%

Former Enrollee Placement

46.8%

Graduate Initial Placement Rate

81.5%

Graduate Average Wage

$9.70

Graduate Full-Time Placement

63.3%

Graduate 6-Month Follow-up Placement

71.3%

Graduate 6-Month Average Weekly Earnings

$419.10

Graduate 12-Month Follow-up Placement

69.4%

All of the above performance results are available in the Center Report (OMS-10) for Program Year 2012 (470 kb PDF file).

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For Your Information...

The following are definitions of the performance measures in this section.

  • Attained GED or HSD: Percentage of students who attain either a General Educational Development (GED) or a high school diploma (HSD) during enrollment in Job Corps.
  • Attained Career Technical Training Completion: Percentage of students who complete a career technical training program during enrollment in Job Corps.
  • Combination Attainment of GED/HSD and Career Technical Training Certificate: Percentage of students who complete a career technical training program and attain either a GED or a HSD during enrollment in Job Corps.
  • Average Literacy Gain (Grade Level Equivalent): Average Grade Level Equivalent (GLE) gains attained on the highest valid subsequent Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) reading test.
  • Average Numeracy Gain (Grade Level Equivalent): Average Grade Level Equivalent (GLE) gains attained on the highest valid subsequent Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) math test.
  • Attained Industry-Recognized Credential: Percentage of students who attain an approved industry-recognized credential or complete a National Training Contractor (NTC)-operated training program.
  • Placement Related to Career Technical Training, in the Military, or Post-Secondary Education: Percentage of career technical training completers placed in a training-related job, the military, or post-secondary education.
  • Former Enrollee Placement: Placement of former enrollees placed in a job, the military, or education.
  • Graduate Initial Placement: Placement of graduates placed in a job, the military, or education or who transfer to an Advanced Training Program at another Job Corps center.
  • Graduate Average Wage: Average hourly wages of graduates placed in a job or the military.
  • Graduate Full-Time Placement: Percentage of graduates placed in a full-time job or the military.
  • Graduate 6-Month Follow-Up Placement Rate: Percentage of graduates who report they are in a job, the military, or education on the 6-Month Follow-up Survey.
  • Graduate 6-Month Average Weekly Earnings: Average weekly earnings of graduates who report they are in a job, the military, or education on the 6-Month Follow-up Survey.
  • Graduate 12-Month Follow-Up Placement Rate: Percentage of graduates who report they are in a job, the military, or education on the 12-Month Follow-up Survey.

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