Executive Brief January 2015

Question & Methodology: What are NSHS’s major spending categories and how have the spending trends changed over the past three years? The objective was to analyze past spending habits over five years to identify major spending categories and changes in spending habits. By using school fiscal data and data from the National Center for Ed.…

Executive Brief December 2014

Question & Methodology: Over five years, how has the school been able to offset and stabilize a stagnant state revenue inc. (1.21%) & increases to tuition (41%) & textbooks (38%)? The objective was to analyze past funding strategies to plan for future divide in state revenue versus student production costs to ensure the mission of…

Executive Brief November 2014

Question & Methodology: What is the correlation WorkKeys® Applied Math and the ACT® Math exams? Previously (Oct. 2014), NSHS observed a strong 0.766 correlation between the average WorkKeys® scores and the composite ACT® scores.  In this issue, analysis show data on students who took both exams (WorkKeys® Applied Math and ACT® Math exams) resulting in…

Executive Brief October 2014

Question & Methodology: What is the correlation between WorkKeys® and the ACT® exams? For three years, NSHS students have pretested with scores comparable to the national averages with about 17-19% scoring gold level on the career readiness WorkKeys®.  NSHS students have  self-selected taking the traditional college readiness ACT® exam.  Over this period, the school has…