School-Aged Youth Data

Gaps and Needs

Kids Count Data, Washtenaw County, 2017: Annual report & data center that tracks the well-being of children in the United States. This County profile provides county-level and state-level data on factors such as population, poverty level, standardized test performance, public benefits received, household type, and more. Click here for the full report. (Michigan League for Public Policy)

Kids Count Data, Washtenaw County, 2016: Annual report & data center that tracks the well-being of children in the United States. This County profile provides county-level and state-level data on factors such as population, poverty level, standardized test performance, public benefits received, household type, and more. Click here for the full report. (Michigan League for Public Policy)

Michigan Whole Child Snapshot, 2015:  Annual infographic that highlights how well comprehensive needs of Michigan's children are being met compared with other states, including data points on health, safety, student engagement, support-level and more. Each report also provides specific solutions that schools can implement to increase student well-being. (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)

Washtenaw Report Card: WACY's Annual Dashboard report that gathers data from various sources to provide a snapshot of social emotional development, health and safety, academic and career readiness of Washtenaw County students. Report compares performance of all students with economically-disadvantaged students. (Washtenaw Alliance for Children & Youth, 2015)

Washtenaw Report Card Presentation: Presentation overview of the above Report Card. (WACY, 2015)

Washtenaw K-12 Schools Dashboard: Highlights performance in key education areas for the current and prior year. (MI School Data)

Michigan Profile for Health YouthMiPHY is an annual online student survey to support local and regional needs assessment. Generate reports with data points on alcohol, drugs, tobacco, violence, physical activity, weight and nutrition, sexual behavior, and risk factors. (Michigan Department of Education)

Washtenaw College Access Profile: Key college readiness indicators for Washtenaw County (Michigan College Access Network, 2015)

Literacy Data: Compiled regional and national reports/data on literacy and outcomes associated with literacy. (Literacy Coalition of Washtenaw County)


Solutions and Best Practices

Guide to Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs: Preschool & Elementary School Edition: Guide to top-rated evidence-based models that incorporate social and emotional learning into classrooms and schools. CASEL's mission is to make social and emotional learning an integral part of school-based education. (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), 2013)

Guide to Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs: Middle & High School Edition: Guide to top-rated evidence-based models that incorporate social and emotional learning into classrooms and schools. CASEL's mission is to make social and emotional learning an integral part of school-based education. (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), 2015)

Ready by 21 Model: A set of innovative strategies devloped by the Forum for Youth Investment that helps communities improve the odds that all children and youth will be ready for college, work, and life.


Local Blueprints for Change

Common Agenda for Children & Youth in Washtenaw County: Together, partners of Washtenaw Alliance for Children & Youth (WACY) share accountability for these Community Progress Report Priorities and work together to accelerate the positive development of children and youth who are economically disadvantaged as related to the key indicators. (WACY, 2015)


Tools and Resources

Community DashboardA dashboard on Washtenaw County's current school-aged youth community conditions and our funded program's outcome achievement. 

Kids Count Data Wheel: Easy-to-use interactive tool that compares key indicators of child well-being between states and drills down to more information for each state. For example, Michigan ranks 36 for economic well-being and 32 for graduation rate. (Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2013)

Literacy Links for Learners and Teachers: Printable worksheets and interactive online tools. (Washtenaw Literacy Coalition)

Help for Homeless College Students: Resources for low-income and homeless college students (Affordable Colleges Online)

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