Is to identify high school students who face barriers to education, and to guide each one on to a successful path toward continued education, a meaningful career, and productive adulthood.
Is to be a champion for all Virginia high school students facing barriers to education. We understand Virginia’s future will be a reflection of what we commit and contribute to our youth.
The Overall Impact
Of JVG is far reaching, moving beyond our classrooms – to shape the future of our students, schools, communities, emerging workforce, and all of Virginia.
Seventeen Years of Excellence
For the seventeenth consecutive year, jobs for Virginia Graduates (JVG) received the highest National honor bestowed on a state affiliate, the “Five of Five” High Performance Award for State Organizations at the 32nd Jobs for America’s Graduates National Training Seminar in New Orleans, July 2015. Virginia has received the award every year of eligibility. The Recognition s based on meeting or exceeding all five core performance goals established by our national affiliate, Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG). Results for JVG Class of 2014 are as follows: 98% Graduation Rate, 73% Civilian Jobs/Military/ Service Rate, 93% Positive Outcomes Rate, 69% Full-time Jobs Rate, and 83%Full-time Placement Rate.
Class of 2014 State Peak Performance Award
- Aggregate Jobs Placement Rate by State for all Students- 5th place nationally
- Unable to Contact Rate for Senior and Multi-Year Students- 2nd place nationally
- Class of 2014 Average Competency Attainment by State for Seniors- 4th place nationally