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2020-2021 Say Yes Syracuse Report Card Released

2020-2021 Say Yes Syracuse Report Card Released (6/2/2022)

Say Yes Syracuse recently released its 2020-2021 Report Card to demonstrate the positive outcomes that the program is having on Syracuse City School District students by providing them new opportunities to pursue a higher education.

View the full report card here.

Here are a few recent highlights:

  • Since 2009, 5,293 Say Yes Syracuse scholars have enrolled in 2- and 4-year colleges and universities after high school graduation.
  • A total of $12.9 million Say Yes scholarship funds have been distributed to put towards the cost of students’ higher education.
  • In 2021, the graduation rate of Black and Asian students in the Syracuse City School District (SCSD) exceeded that of White students, signaling that the program is helping students break through challenges historically caused by systemic racism.
  • The SCSD graduation rate increased by 32% over the past ten years from 45% in 2010 to 77% in 2021.

View the Say Yes Syracuse Impact page for more information.

Contact Us

Are you inspired by the goals and approach of Say Yes or have questions about scholarships? We invite you to subscribe to our mailing list, set an appointment, or reach out to and learn more about how you can get involved.

Ahmeed Turner, Executive Director

Dana Lyons, Manager, Post-Secondary Scholarship Access and Completion