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Program: Ready Set College

Service Provider: Advancing America, LLC

    Program Description
  Eligibility
  Services & Outcome Measures
  Service Settings and Locations

Program Description

Last Update - 07/01/2018

Description

 
  Program Description Ready Set College provides workshops for parents and students that walk participants through the complete process from preparing for to succeeding in college. This process includes building a college-going culture in your family; choosing rigorous and relevant courses in middle and high school; developing a competitive college application; understanding different options for financial aid; and preparing for the transition into a college community. Ready Set College provides tools and resources for all types of post-secondary education, from certificate and trade programs to four-year universities, and even introduces further higher education such as graduate and professional schools.
 
  Service Categories This Primary service available Parent Education & Family Engagement
This Primary service available College Readiness
 
  Targeted Population Parents and students in elementary, middle, or high school
 
  Semester(s) Program Offered  Legal Entity availableFall Semester
 Legal Entity availableSpring Semester
 
  Identified Evidence-Based Program Unsure
 
  Languages Supported  Legal Entity availableEnglish
 Legal Entity availableSpanish
 
  Service/Program cost to youth/families Free
 
  Service/Program cost to campuses or other locations hosting the services Fee-based
 
  Program Class Periodic
 
  Program Type for Direct Programs Direct
 
 

Enrollment Information

  Enrollment Status for Fall Semester, 2018-2019 - Open
 
  Status as of 08/22/2018
 
  Program Web Page http://advancing-america.com
 
  Program Enrollment Form
 

Referral Contact

  Referral Contact Christin Alvarado
 
  Phone Number
 
 

Eligibility

Last Update - 07/01/2018

Stage
Age
Selected
Grade
Early ChildhoodElementaryMiddle SchoolHigh SchoolYoung Adult
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  Eligibility Requirements
GENDER: Is your program open to all genders? If no, select either male OR female.
Male
Female
RACE: Is your program open to all races? If it is targeted to particular races, select those that may participate.
American Indian or Alaskan Native
Asian
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
White
Black or African American
Multiracial
ETHNICITY: Is your program open to all ethnicities? If no, select EITHER Hispanic or non-Hispanic.
Hispanic
Not Hispanic
AT-RISK FACTORS (as defined by TEA-PEIMS): Is your program only open to youth facing specific risk factors? If yes, please indicate which ones.
Not passing now, or did not pass last year, 2 or more foundation curriculum subjects
Did not advance to next grade level for one or more school years
Did not perform satisfactorily on a standardized test
Dropped out of school
Homeless
Limited English proficiency
Pregnant or a parent
On parole, probation, or other conditional release
Placed in an alternative education program - preceding or current year
Expelled - preceding or current year
Residential placement facility - preceding or current year
In custody of Dept. of Family and Protective Svcs/Child Protective Svcs
Referred to DFPS/DCPS by school, juvenile court, or law official
Did not perform satisfactorily on a readiness test or assessment during current school year (grades
Special Needs: Is your program targeted to or open only to youth with certain special needs for them to be eligible to participate? If yes, please indicate which ones.
Physical or learning disabilities
Children of Incarcerated Parents
Displaced by federally declared disaster
In Foster Care
Dropouts
Involved with the Juvenile Justice System
Migrant
Low income or socioeconomic status (receive free or reduced lunch)
Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgendered Questioning (GLBTQ)
First generation college students
Aging out of foster care (or recently aged out)
Pregnant
Young parents
Other eligibility requirements
Geographical
Not related to geography

Services & Outcome Measures

Last Update - 07/01/2018
 
Program Services
Parent Education & Family Engagement (Primary Service Category)
Community engagement
Parent education/family education on effective parenting to support child's emotional and physical development
Parent education/family education on how to help with homework
Parent education/family education on how to support child's literacy
Parent/family education on advocating for child's needs
Parent/family education on behavioral support for child
Parent/family support
Parental or family involvement activities
Training for parents
College Readiness (Secondary Service Category)
College application workshops
College exploration and visits
College readiness information sessions
College research and planning
College test preparation
Community engagement
Financial aid/scholarships - application assistance
Financial aid/scholarships - information sessions
Financial literacy
GED/other test preparation
Online resources
Parent/family support
Presentation series
Services for first generation college students
Skill-building series
Special topic presentations/performances - small group (classroom or smaller)
Training for parents
Transition to postsecondary education/training
Workshop series (interactive)

   
 
Outcome Measures
Academic Success
Apply for scholarship or other financial aid
Complete FAFSA
Workforce Readiness
Assessment of career awareness
Demonstrate financial literacy (age appropriate)
Demonstrate work readiness skills
Development of career plan
Social Emotional Health & Safety
Positive changes in behavior, attitude, learning - parent-reported
Positive changes in behavior, attitude, learning - self-reported
General
Complete program (participation measure)
Gains in skills or knowledge (pre- and post-assessments)
Percentage of sessions attended
  


Service Settings and Locations

Last Update - 07/01/2018
 
Youth’s Homes
County Name Serves in Youth Homes?
TravisNo
WilliamsonNo
BastropNo
 
Other eligibility requirements–geographical
---This program does not serve in youth's homes----
 
School Settings
County Name Serves in Schools?
TravisYes
WilliamsonNo
BastropNo
School District Name Serves in Schools?
Austin Independent School District Yes
Pflugerville ISD No
KIPP Austin Public Schools No
Round Rock Independent School District No
Bastrop ISD No
Austin Achieve Public Schools No
Wayside Schools (Charter School District) No
Manor Independent School District No
Del Valle Independent School District No
Harmony Public Schools Austin No
Taylor ISD No
Leander ISD No
East Austin College Prep No
School Name Frequency Time of Day Capacity Participation
Serves On Campus
Austin Independent School District Schools
Middle Schools
Mendez Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Sadler Means Young Women's Leadership Academy Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Webb Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Available Upon Request To
Austin Independent School District Schools
Elementary Schools
Allison Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
Daytime(during school hours),
Evening,
Weekends
?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Andrews Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
Daytime(during school hours),
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Baldwin Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Baranoff Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
Daytime(during school hours),
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Barrington Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Barton Hills Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Becker Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Blackshear Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Blanton Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Blazier Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Boone Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Brentwood Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Brooke Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Brown Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Bryker Woods Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Campbell Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Casey Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Casis Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Clayton Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Cook Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Cowan Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Cunningham Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Davis Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Dawson Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Doss Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Galindo Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Govalle Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Graham Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Guerrero Thompson Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Gullett Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Harris Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Hart Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Highland Park Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Hill Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Houston Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Jordan Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Joslin Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Kiker Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Kocurek Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Langford Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Lee Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Linder Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Maplewood Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Mathews Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
McBee Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Menchaca Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Metz Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Mills Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Norman Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Oak Hill Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Oak Springs Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
Daytime(during school hours),
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Odom Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Ortega Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Overton Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Padron Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Palm Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Patton Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Pease Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Pecan Springs Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Perez Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Pickle Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Pillow Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Pleasant Hill Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Reilly Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
Daytime(during school hours),
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Ridgetop Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Rodriguez Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Sanchez Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Sims Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
St Elmo Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Summitt Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Sunset Valley Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Travis Heights Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Walnut Creek Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Widen Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Williams Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Winn Elementary Var with need Before school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Wooldridge Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Wooten Elementary Var with need Before school,
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Daytime(during school hours),
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Zavala Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
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?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Zilker Elementary Var with need Before school,
After school,
Daytime(during school hours),
Evening,
Weekends
?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Middle Schools
Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders - Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Bailey Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Bedichek Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Burnet Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Covington Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Dobie Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Fulmore Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Gorzycki Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Kealing Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Lamar Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Martin Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Murchison Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
O Henry Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Paredes Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Small Middle School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
High Schools
Akins High Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Anderson High Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders - High School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Austin High Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Bowie High Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Clifton Career Dev. School Var with need Before school,
After school,
Daytime(during school hours),
Evening,
Weekends
?(unsure) ?(unsure)
Crockett High Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Eastside Memorial High Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Garza Independence Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
International High School Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Lanier High Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
LBJ (Lyndon B. Johnson) High Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Liberal Arts and Science Academy Var with need Before school,
After school,
Daytime(during school hours),
Evening,
Weekends
?(unsure) ?(unsure)
McCallum High Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Reagan High Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
Travis High Once a week Before school,
After school,
Evening,
Weekends
11-25 ?(unsure)
 
Community Settings
County Name Serves in Community Locations?
Travis Yes
Williamson No
Bastrop No
Travis
Location Frequency Time of Day Capacity Participation
--- This program is available to serve in community settings but has not indicated they are currently providing services at particular community locations --