YPIE Releases Latest Impact Data: February 2022
As national college enrollment sees significant declines, especially for students in low-income communities, YPIE students' college enrollment and persistence are impressive.
YPIE 2021 Grads Enrolled in College
YPIE 2021 Grads Enrolled in a 4-Year College
YPIE 2020 Grads Persisted into their
2nd year of a 4-Year College
YPIE actively engages more than 1,200 Students from 9th grade through the 2nd year of college, with the support of 20+ staff members and 235+ volunteers.
Students from Yonkers
Students of Color
While college enrollments drop nationally, YPIE college and 4-year college enrollments remain high and steady; competitive college enrollments increased.
YPIE student enrollment in college, 4-year college, and competitive college outpaces similar peers.
90% of YPIE 2021 Graduates enrolled in college vs. 82% for similar peers
80% of YPIE 2021 Graduates enrolled in 4-Year college vs. 73% for similar peers
31% of YPIE 2021 Graduates enrolled in competitive college vs. 14% for similar peers
YPIE college students persisted in college at a higher rate than similar peers.
72% of YPIE 2020 graduates persisted into their 2nd year of a 4-year college vs. 60% for similar peers
YPIE students reflect the demographics of the Yonkers community.
1200+ students from 9th grade to the 2nd year of college
90% of YPIE students are students of color
80% of YPIE students are eligible for free or reduced price meals
Thanks to the Yonkers Public Schools for our strong partnership and data sharing agreement, YPIE can continually evaluate our programs to maximize student impact.
* A 4-Year College as designated by National Student Clearinghouse (NSC)
** A Competitive College is one for whom the admission rate on the most recent US Department of Education College Scorecard is 40% or lower