One of Mentor Schools’ top goals is to provide a high quality education for the students of our community, giving our graduates the tools necessary to continue seeking opportunities after gradation to achieve at their fullest potential.
Financial Facts #14 focuses on the extremely valuable product Mentor Schools offers students as they prepare for life after high school. The average lifetime earnings of a high school graduate is $623,160 more than the average lifetime earnings of a non-high school graduate.
Average lifetime earnings continue to increase significantly as a person completes further educational opportunities. This is good news for MHS graduates. Due to the strong academic foundation gained during their time in Mentor Schools coupled with supportive parents/guardians and a supportive community, more than 80% of graduates in a typical class go on to pursue additional opportunities. Using the Class of 2013 as an example, 54% of students enrolled in four-year college, 19% in two-year college, 5% in technical schools and 3% joined the military. Others joined the workforce or were undecided.
The attached chart in Financial Facts #14 shows more detailed information regarding average lifetime earnings by highest level of degree completed. That information was calculated using U.S. Census data based on the 79 year life expectancy of residents in the U.S.
You can read more about our district’s finances anytime, by visiting the Chief Financial Officer’s section of www.mentorschools.net. Thank you for your continued support of Mentor Public Schools!