19 April 2019

Introducing the College Kickstart Board Reporting Service

Posted in College Kickstart

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May is right around the corner, and if you're a high school college counselor, that means it's time for board reports!

If you're spending way too much time gathering data and crunching numbers, check in with us at College Kickstart. Our new Board Reporting Service makes board reporting painless and gets you out of the weeds so you can focus on communicating insights.

Using a standard export from Naviance, we'll analyze your data and prepare a summary of admission and matriculation results, sliced and diced in a variety of ways to identify trends and provide insights to your board. 

That includes incorporating the latest available Class of 2023 admission rates and the latest Barron's and U.S. News rankings.  We've even included quintile reporting to let you delve deeper into what's happening by academic cohort.

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College Kickstart Board Reporting Service

The College Kickstart Board Reporting Service is a fee-based consulting service that helps streamline board reporting for busy high school college counselors on tight deadlines.  Featuring the latest admissions data and rankings along with comprehensive analysis of your results, the service makes it easy to communicate results within the context of the national admisson trends.

How it Works

Taking advantage of the Board Reporting Service is really easy:

  • Upload your data  
  • Await analysis results
  • Review findings

All that's needed is a standard Applications by Colleges export from Naviance for the most recent three years.  Once you've uploaded this into the system, we'll analyze it and prepare a set of reports for review in 2-3 business days.

What You Get

Reports generated depend on whether you opt for the Standard or Plus service. 

Outcomes Summary

Outcomes Summary

Our standard outcomes report begins with a summary of admission and matriculation highlights for the most recent three years.

You'll be able to track simple items like class size and applications per student, as well as compare your high school's overall admission rate to the comparable national/global admission rate for schools we cover.

You'll also be able to see admission and matriculation trends by admission plan, school selectivity and institution type. This information is further enumerated in later sections of the report.

Admission Trends

Admission Trends

The Results by Admission Plan section helps you focus on admission trends. You'll be able to see a complete breakdown of applications, admittances, enrollments and admission rates by admission plan type. We've even included a section to keep you abreast of early admission trends.

Matriculation Trends

Matriculation Trends

The Matriculation Summary helps you track where your seniors have opted to enroll over the most recent three years.

Matriculation results are broken out based on institution type, geographic region and admissions selectivity.

Results for Selected Institutions

Results for Selected Institutions

We'll also help you compare your high school's results against national results for several popular institutions we cover.

Results for the most recent three years are provided—including the latest available Class of 2023 admission rates—to help you stay on stop of trends.

Ratings and Rankings

Ratings and Rankings

The Ratings and Rankings Summary segments your most recent graduating class utilizing the latest available data from Barron's and U.S. News.

You'll be able to see breakdowns of applicants, admittances and enrollments by cohort—for Barron's Most Competitive or U.S. News Top 25 national universities and liberal arts colleges—as well as compare your high school's admission rate to the national/global admission rate for that cohort.

If you're not big on Barron's or U.S. News, we also include an objective measure, admissions selectivity, as a way to assess outcomes. Ivy and Ivy+ breakdowns are also included.

Quintile Summaries

Quintile Summaries

Finally, we also provide ratings and rankings by quintile to help you delve deeper into what's happening by academic cohort.

Quintile breakdowns are provided for both enrollment mix (pictured) and admission rates (not pictured).

Quintile Analysis (Plus only)

Quintile Analysis (Plus only)

Plus plan subscribers will also receive a detailed quintile analysis report to delve deeper into applications, admittances and enrollments by academic cohort.

It's a great way to see how school choices and results vary by academic performance and to ensure weaker students are also being effectively supported.

Admission/Matriculation Worksheet (Plus only)

Admission/Matriculation Worksheet (Plus only)

Looking for a better way to prepare admission and matriculation summaries for your school profile? The Admission/Matriculation History report and accompanying spreadsheet give you a way to quickly tabulate and sort admittances or matriculations based on alphabetical order or count.

Historical Admission Detail (Plus only)

Historical Admission Detail (Plus only)

Plus subscribers also receive a Historical Admissions Summary for each institution with at least five admitted or enrolled students from your high school.

The report gives you the ability to:

  • Compare your historical admission rates and academic profiles against national data
  • Understand how your school's admission rates for each institution vary by application type
  • If you track hooked applicants in Naviance, you'll also be able to see how admission rates for hooked applicants vary from unhooked applicants
  • View the actual admission history for the institution stack based on academic credentials, application type and result

Sign Up Now

Board reporting doesn't have to be a hassle. 

Save yourself countless hours of data gathering/number crunching and sign up for the College Kickstart Board Reporting service today.  It's a great way to integrate your results with national admissions trends and easily glean insights to communicate to your board. 

Note to current high school customers: board reporting capability comes standard with your subscription to College Kickstart.  In addition to reporting on outcomes, you'll also have the unique ability to report on the journey your students have taken to get there through our plan impact report.