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13th Year Promise Scholarship Statistics

(The following information is pulled from Fall Quarter of 2008 until Spring Quarter of 2016)

Demographic data

  • 16% of 13th Year students had children or other dependents to care for.
  • 50% of 13th Year students received need-based financial aid.
  • 60% of 13th Year students are first in their family to attend college.
  • 50% of 13th Year students say they would not have attended college if not for 13th Year Promise Scholarship.
  • 13th Year Student Ethnicity
    • 24%     Black/African American
    • 24%     Asian American/Pacific Islander
    • 15%     Hispanic/Latino
    • 17%     White
    • 1%       Native American/American Indian
    • 11%     Mulitracial
    • 9%       Unknown

Transitioning from High School to South Seattle College as a 13th Year Scholar

  • 65% of seniors from participating high schools apply for the 13th Year Promise Scholarship and participate in the Readiness Academy.


All-time completion data for the program of the past 8 cohorts is 43%.