Professional reporting service for high schools
The College Kickstart Board Reporting Service is a fee-based consulting service that helps streamline board reporting for busy high school college counselors on tight deadlines. Featuring the latest admissions data and rankings along with comprehensive analysis of your results, the service makes it easy to communicate results within the context of the national admisson trends.
Using a standard export from Naviance, we'll analyze your data and prepare a summary of admission and matriculation results in 2-3 business days, sliced and diced in a variety of ways to identify trends and provide insights to your board.
That includes incorporating the latest available admission rates and the latest Barron's and U.S. News rankings. We've even included quintile reporting to let you delve deeper into what's happening by academic cohort.
How it works
Using a standard export from Naviance (or equivalent), we'll analyze your data and prepare a summary of admission and matriculation results, sliced and diced in a variety of ways to identify trends and provide insights to your board.
- Upload your data
- Await analysis results
- Review findings
All that's needed is a standard Applications by Colleges export from Naviance for the most recent three years. Once you've uploaded this into the system, we'll analyze it and prepare a set of reports for review in 2-3 business days.
The standard Outcomes Report begins with a summary of admission and matriculation highlights for the most recent three years.
You can track basic factors like class size and applications per student, as well as compare your high school's overall admission rate to the comparable national and global admission rate for the over 600 public and private schools we cover.
Analyze admission and matriculation trends by admission plan, school selectivity and institution type with the details broken down in later sections of the report
Admission and matriculation trends
Admission and matriculation summaries help you track where your seniors have been accepted and opted to enroll over the most recent three years.
Admission and matriculation results are broken out based on institution type, geographic region and admissions selectivity.
Results by admission plan
The Results by Admission Plan section helps you track early admission trends. Applications, admittances and enrollments are tracked by application plan type and summarized to give your board a sense for how prominent early decision and early action have become..
Results for popular institutions
New for 2024 is the ability to tabulate results for the top 30 most popular institutions by application for your high school.
Results for the most recent three years are provided—including the latest available admission rates—to help you stay on stop of trends.
Ratings and rankings
The Ratings and Rankings Summary segments your most recent graduating class utilizing the latest available data from Barron's and U.S. News.
See breakdowns of applicants, admittances and enrollments by cohort—for Barron's Most Competitive or U.S. News Top 25 national universities and liberal arts colleges—as well as compare your high school's admission rate to the national and global admission rate for that cohort.
If you're not big on Barron's or U.S. News, we also include an objective measure, admissions selectivity, as a way to assess outcomes. Ivy and Ivy+ breakdowns are also included.
Finally, we also provide ratings and rankings by quintile to help you delve deeper into what's happening by academic cohort.
Quintile breakdowns are provided for both enrollment mix (pictured) and admission rates (not pictured).
If you subscribe to the Plus version of the Board Reporting Service, you'll also receive a detailed quintile analysis report to delve deeper into applications, admittances, and enrollments by academic cohort.
It's a great way to see how school choices and results vary by academic performance and to ensure weaker students are also being effectively supported. You can easily also view the top schools by applications, admits and matriculations for each academic quintile.
Admits and matriculations worksheet
Plus subscribers will also receive a spreadsheet that makes it easy to prepare admission and matriculation summaries for your school profile.
A variety of formats are provided to let you choose whether you want to show counts by institution or not.
Historical admissions detail
Plus subscribers also receive a detailed historical admissions summary for each institution with at least five admitted or enrolled students from your high school.
- Compare your historical admission rates and academic profiles against national data
- Understand how your school's admission rates for each institution vary by application type
- If you track hooked applicants in Naviance, you'll also be able to see how admission rates for hooked applicants vary from unhooked applicants
- View the actual admission history for the institution, stack ranked based on academic credentials, application type and result