07 May 2018

Streamlined Board Reporting for Busy High School Counselors

Posted in College Kickstart

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It's May, and if you're a high school college counselor, that means it's time for board reports!

If you're feeling overwhelmed by all of the data gathering and number crunching involved, check in with us at College Kickstart. Our new outcomes reporting capability, included with high school counselor subscriptions, 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 communicate to your board. 

That includes incorporating the latest available Class of 2022 admission rates and reconciling results with 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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Outcomes Summary

Outcomes Summary

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

You'll be able 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 2022 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).


We're Here to Help

We're Here to Help

Board reporting doesn't have to be a hassle.

If you're a College Kickstart subscriber, take advantage of our streamlined board reporting capability to get yourself out of the weeds and focused on interpreting results. It's easy to get started, just log into your dashboard, click on the Admin panel and select Reports.

If you have custom report requirements, send us an email at info@college-kickstart.com with your needs and we'll be happy to propose a custom consulting project to make it happen.

If you're not a College Kickstart subscriber and interested in learning more, schedule a demo with us by clicking on the button below.