News and Accomplishments
To-date, 78% of the graduating class of 2014 has been accepted to a 2-year or 4-year higher education institution. Students have been accepted to Oakland University, Madonna University, Saginaw Valley State University, Northern Michigan University, Ferris State University, Grand Valley State University, West Shore Community College, Lansing Community College, Oakland Community College, Northwestern Michigan College, Grand Rapids Community College, Muskegon Community College, and Macomb Community College.
Class of 2014 Michigan College Application Week Highlights(November 4-8)
o 20 Seniors Participated in College Application Completion
o 38 College Applications were Completed
o 7 First in Family to Attend College
o 17 First Time Completing a College Application
o 10 Students Registered for ACT Retake
Enrollment in post-secondary institutions has increased…
Before the Promise program the average percentage
of students enrolling in post-secondary institutions
after graduating from Baldwin High School was
39% (looking back at data starting in 2005). Since
the Promise program, 60% of the graduates from
Baldwin High School of the last three cohorts
(Promise cohorts- 2010, 2011, 2012) have enrolled in
post secondary institutions.
FAFSA completion rates have increased…
Baldwin had a 93.75% completion rate this
year. This is an increase from last year in which
64% of the graduating class completed FAFSAs.
Acceptances to post-secondary institutions…
100% of graduating seniors who plan to attend a
post-secondary institution after graduation have been
accepted to at least one or more institutions.
Class of 2013 Fall Semester will be starting soon...please take advantage of the various resources available at your new institution by attending Freshman Orientation and by utilizing your academic advisor during your first semester!!!
Congratulations to the Class of 2013!!! Ahead awaits a new journey in life down a path that at times may not be easy, but with a great support group and great resources, you will succeed. One secret of success in life is to be ready when an opportunity presents itself. This is your opportunity to succeed. This is your opportunity to try new things, to meet new people and to educate yourself beyond books and classrooms. Success will come with some failures at times, but remember without failure you will never have the determination to try again and push harder to achieve your goal.Congratulations!!!!
Scholarship News! Besides the Baldwin Promise, students have been awarded additional aid to help with college costs. As of June 4, 2013, students have been awarded a total of $99,600 in scholarships from various high education institutions and organizations and of this total $81,000 is renewable.
Check out the "In the News" tab for all news related to the Baldwin Promise and College Access Center. Featured is a special report titled "Promising Future" which aired on 9&10 News.
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