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HEA: TRIO Student Support Services - FY 2006


CFDA Number: 84.042A - TRIO Student Support Services

Program Goal: Increase the percentage of low-income, first-generation college students who successfully pursue postsecondary education opportunities.

Objective 1 of 1: Increase postsecondary persistence and completion rates of low-income, first-generation individuals in the academic pipeline.
Indicator 1.1 of 4: Postsecondary persistence: Percentage of Student Support Services participants persisting at the same institution will increase.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The percentage of TRIO Student Support Services participants persisting at the same institution.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1999 67  
2000 67 67
2001 70 67
2002 72 67
2003 72 68
2004 73.10 68.50
2005   69
2006   72
2007   73
2008   73
2009   73.50
2010   73.50
2011   74

Source: Evaluation, Higher Education.
Section: The National Evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of First-year Impacts and Program Operations (1997) .

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: November 2006
The annual performance report is based on self-reported data; a variety of data quality checks are used to assess the completeness and reasonableness of the data submitted.
 
Explanation: Data from the national study of the Student Support Services Program provided the baseline data (1999 actual performance). Subsequent data is from the Annual Performance Reports. Targets for FY 2006 and beyond were recalculated in FY 2006, as the persistence rate has increased since the baseline year.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 4: Postsecondary completion-two year schools: Percentage of Student Support Services freshmen completing an Associates degree at original institution or transferring to a four-year institution within three years will increase.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: Percentage of Student Support Services freshmen completing an Associates degree at original institution or transferring to a four-year institution within three years.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2001
23.10
 
2002
26
 
2003
27.70
 
2004
25.60
 
2006
 
27
2007
 
27.50
2008
 
27.50
2009
 
28
2010
 
28
2011
 
28.50

Source: Grantee Performance Report, Annual Performance Report for the Student Support Services (SSS) Program.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: November 2006
The annual performance report is based on self-reported data; a variety of data quality checks are used to assess the completeness and reasonableness of the data submitted.
 
Explanation: 2001-2004 data are being reported for the first time as the graduate rate measure is now being provided separately for two- and four-year schools. Previously reported FY 2004 data has been recalculated to be more accurate.
 
Indicator 1.3 of 4: Postsecondary completion-four year schools: Percentage of Student Support Services freshmen completing an Bachelors degree at original institution within six years will increase.
 
Measure 1.3.1 of 1: Percentage of Student Support Services freshmen completing an Bachelors degree at original institution within six years.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
28.10
 
2006
 
28
2007
 
29
2008
 
29
2009
 
29.50
2010
 
29.50
2011
 
29.50

Source: Grantee Performance Report, Annual Performance Report for the Student Support Services (SSS) Program.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: November 2006
The annual performance report is comprised of self-reported data. However, a variety of data quality checks are used to assess the completeness and reasonableness of the data submitted.
 
Explanation: 2004 is first year for which graduation data for four-year schools were available from the annual performance reports. Previously reported FY 2004 data has been recalculated to be more accurate.
 
Indicator 1.4 of 4: Efficiency Measure: Cost per successful outcome.
 
Measure 1.4.1 of 1: Cost of Student Support Services program completers, transfers to another institution, or persisters in the same school.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
1,528
 
2004
1,516
 

Source: Grantee Performance Report, Annual Performance Report for the Student Support Services (SSS) Program.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: November 2006

Improvements: Actual allocations of the annual appropriation are now used instead of the overall appropriation.
 
Explanation: The efficiency is derived by dividing the annual appropriation by the number of students persisting at the same institution during that specific school year.
 


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Last Modified: 02/23/2006