U.S. BASICS

Learning Gains Summary


This chart is based on sample data collected by U.S. BASICS learning centers throughout the country between January 1996 and January 1999. A total of 3126 learners are included in the sample.




 

                                            All Learners    Minority        Low Income    Under 18     African         In School
                                                                                                                                  American
Average Reading Gain
2.26
2.55
2.04
2.37
2.72
2.60
Average Reading Hours
44.9
67.1
50.9
45.4
63.2
47.8
             
Average Math Gain
2.49
2.56
2.34
2.43
2.60
2.68
Average Math Hours
68.7
56.6
69.9
64.6
68.4
67.4
             
Average Language Gain
2.82
2.81
2.54
2.84
2.92
3.14
Average Language Hours
45.3
54.8
52.6
49.9
48.5
47.8
             

 
U.S. BASICS Learning System
 

Exit Information



 
 
1121
Number with Exit data
20.7
Average Weeks of Instruction
145.3
Average CCP Instructional Hours
7.0
Average Weekly Instructional Hours
4.2
Average Courses Completed
72.2
Average Hours per Course completion
Characteristics at Exit
34%
In School
47%
In Training
45%
Working
90%
Goal(s) Achieved
54%
Positive Termination
   

 
Percent with Goal Percent who Achieved Goal
     
47%
38%
Pass GED Test
45%
40%
Stay in or Return to School
72%
59%
Qualify for Employment
66%
52%
Qualify for Training
37%
34%
Other