2021-2022 Say Yes Report Card Released (5/24/2023)

2021-2022 Say Yes Report Card Released (5/24/2023)

Say Yes Syracuse recently released its 2021-2022 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, 5,833 Say Yes Syracuse scholars have enrolled in 2- and 4-year colleges and universities after high school graduation.
  • A total of $13.8 million Say Yes scholarship funds have been distributed to put towards the cost of students’ higher education.
  • 33% of the overall SCSD Class of 2021 continued on to their second year of college, whereas 64% of Say Yes Scholars did.
  • 36% of the SCSD Class of 2021 completed a Say Yes application and 100% of Say Yes applicants enrolled in college in Fall 2021. 81% of students who graduated and went to college were Say Yes students that completed the application.
  • The SCSD graduation rate increased by 42% over the past ten years from 45% in 2010 to 64% 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-Canty, Officer, Scholarship and Student Support