Labette, Kansas

Labette County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to May 31, 2024

Goals updated only for participating counties

20091 Johnson 0.50 0.58 us-ks-091 JO 20045 Douglas 0.50 0.58 us-ks-045 DO 20165 Rush 0.50 0.50 us-ks-165 RU 20051 Ellis 0.50 0.50 us-ks-051 EL 20195 Trego 0.50 0.50 us-ks-195 TR 20205 Wilson 0.50 0.50 us-ks-205 WI 20125 Montgomery 0.50 0.50 us-ks-125 MO 20137 Norton 0.50 0.50 us-ks-137 NO 20065 Graham 0.50 0.50 us-ks-065 GR 20179 Sheridan 0.50 0.50 us-ks-179 SH 20079 Harvey 0.50 0.50 us-ks-079 HA 20155 Reno 0.50 0.50 us-ks-155 RE 20053 Ellsworth 0.50 0.50 us-ks-053 EL 20105 Lincoln 0.50 0.50 us-ks-105 LI 20035 Cowley 0.50 0.50 us-ks-035 CO 20019 Chautauqua 0.50 0.50 us-ks-019 CH 20063 Gove 0.50 0.50 us-ks-063 GO 20109 Logan 0.50 0.50 us-ks-109 LO 20135 Ness 0.50 0.50 us-ks-135 NE 20181 Sherman 0.50 0.50 us-ks-181 SH 20153 Rawlins 0.39 0.43 us-ks-153 RA 20023 Cheyenne 0.50 0.50 us-ks-023 CH 20145 Pawnee 0.56 0.50 us-ks-145 PA 20009 Barton 0.50 0.50 us-ks-009 BA 20089 Jewell 0.50 0.50 us-ks-089 JE 20123 Mitchell 0.50 0.50 us-ks-123 MI 20029 Cloud 0.50 0.50 us-ks-029 CL 20143 Ottawa 0.50 0.50 us-ks-143 OT 20071 Greeley 0.50 0.50 us-ks-071 GR 20075 Hamilton 0.51 0.50 us-ks-075 HA 20041 Dickinson 0.46 0.50 us-ks-041 DI 20131 Nemaha 0.50 0.50 us-ks-131 NE 20149 Pottawatomie 0.55 0.47 us-ks-149 PO 20013 Brown 0.50 0.50 us-ks-013 BR 20005 Atchison 0.37 0.50 us-ks-005 AT 20127 Morris 0.50 0.50 us-ks-127 MO 20111 Lyon 0.50 0.50 us-ks-111 LY 20073 Greenwood 0.50 0.53 us-ks-073 GR 20161 Riley 0.28 0.50 us-ks-161 RI 20197 Wabaunsee 0.50 0.50 us-ks-197 WA 20061 Geary 0.50 0.68 us-ks-061 GE 20115 Marion 0.50 0.47 us-ks-115 MA 20095 Kingman 0.50 0.50 us-ks-095 KI 20141 Osborne 0.50 0.50 us-ks-141 OS 20085 Jackson 0.50 0.60 us-ks-085 JA 20037 Crawford 0.50 0.50 us-ks-037 CR 20099 Labette 0.49 0.50 us-ks-099 LA 20049 Elk 0.50 0.50 us-ks-049 EL 20133 Neosho 0.50 0.50 us-ks-133 NE 20057 Ford 0.50 0.50 us-ks-057 FO 20047 Edwards 0.50 0.62 us-ks-047 ED 20151 Pratt 0.50 0.50 us-ks-151 PR 20169 Saline 0.50 0.50 us-ks-169 SA 20113 McPherson 0.50 0.50 us-ks-113 MC 20203 Wichita 0.50 0.50 us-ks-203 WI 20167 Russell 0.50 0.50 us-ks-167 RU 20163 Rooks 0.50 0.50 us-ks-163 RO 20011 Bourbon 0.49 0.50 us-ks-011 BO 20055 Finney 0.34 0.50 us-ks-055 FI 20083 Hodgeman 0.50 0.50 us-ks-083 HO 20039 Decatur 0.56 0.63 us-ks-039 DE 20193 Thomas 0.66 0.57 us-ks-193 TH 20147 Phillips 0.50 0.50 us-ks-147 PH 20069 Gray 0.50 0.50 us-ks-069 GR 20175 Seward 0.50 0.50 us-ks-175 SE 20119 Meade 0.49 0.50 us-ks-119 ME 20081 Haskell 0.50 0.50 us-ks-081 HA 20007 Barber 0.45 0.50 us-ks-007 BA 20103 Leavenworth 0.37 0.50 us-ks-103 LE 20093 Kearny 0.51 0.50 us-ks-093 KE 20171 Scott 0.50 0.50 us-ks-171 SC 20177 Shawnee 0.56 0.50 us-ks-177 SH 20187 Stanton 0.50 0.50 us-ks-187 ST 20189 Stevens 0.50 0.50 us-ks-189 ST 20031 Coffey 0.50 0.50 us-ks-031 CO 20059 Franklin 0.50 0.50 us-ks-059 FR 20207 Woodson 0.50 0.50 us-ks-207 WO 20139 Osage 0.50 0.50 us-ks-139 OS 20183 Smith 0.50 0.50 us-ks-183 SM 20199 Wallace 0.62 0.63 us-ks-199 WA 20173 Sedgwick 0.53 0.50 us-ks-173 SE 20077 Harper 0.50 0.50 us-ks-077 HA 20191 Sumner 0.50 0.50 us-ks-191 SU 20001 Allen 0.50 0.50 us-ks-001 AL 20121 Miami 0.50 0.50 us-ks-121 MI 20021 Cherokee 0.50 0.50 us-ks-021 CH 20033 Comanche 0.50 0.50 us-ks-033 CO 20185 Stafford 0.60 0.50 us-ks-185 ST 20159 Rice 0.50 0.50 us-ks-159 RI 20117 Marshall 0.50 0.50 us-ks-117 MA 20015 Butler 0.50 0.50 us-ks-015 BU 20017 Chase 0.50 0.50 us-ks-017 CH 20043 Doniphan 0.40 0.61 us-ks-043 DO 20107 Linn 0.49 0.50 us-ks-107 LI 20157 Republic 0.50 0.50 us-ks-157 RE 20097 Kiowa 0.50 0.51 us-ks-097 KI 20067 Grant 0.50 0.50 us-ks-067 GR 20129 Morton 0.50 0.50 us-ks-129 MO 20025 Clark 0.50 0.50 us-ks-025 CL 20003 Anderson 0.50 0.50 us-ks-003 AN 20209 Wyandotte 0.38 0.37 us-ks-209 WY 20027 Clay 0.50 0.50 us-ks-027 CL 20087 Jefferson 0.50 0.50 us-ks-087 JE 20201 Washington 0.50 0.50 us-ks-201 WA 20101 Lane 0.50 0.50 us-ks-101 LA

Status History:

Certified: Aug 2016

Maintained 1: Dec 2023

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Progress Towards Goals

Labette is actively engaged in maintaining their status as a Work Ready Community. To do so, they must earn 5 points that prove their ongoing commitment to developing a thriving economy for employers and employees.

Traditional goals 1 Points

Maximum of 4 points possible

Emerging Goal - 1 points

Optional goals 0 Points

Maximum of 3 points possible

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
NCRC
Plus
Emerging High School 991 294 407 213 77 0
College 28 6 11 8 + 0
Current Private 45 7 25 9 + 0
Public 50 12 20 11 7 0
Transitioning Adult Education 21 9 8 + + 0
Unemployed 190 49 112 26 + +
Recent Veteran + + 0 0 0 0
Workforce category not identified + + 0 0 0 0
Totals 1327 379 583 270 95 +
Workforce Total
NCRC
Emerging High School 991 294 407 213 77 0
College 28 6 11 8 + 0
Current Private 45 7 25 9 + 0
Public 50 12 20 11 7 0
Transitioning Adult Education 21 9 8 + + 0
Unemployed 190 49 112 26 + +
Recent Veteran + + 0 0 0 0
Workforce category not identified + + 0 0 0 0
Totals 1327 379 583 270 95 +

The table above is a detailed breakdown of the same ACT WorkKeys NCRC data presented in the upper right box on this page and represents ACT WorkKeys NCRCs earned or improved throughout the community. All ACT WorkKeys NCRC data is updated monthly.

+ Value less than 4

ACT WorkKeys NCRCs Earned

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to May 31, 2024

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 342 1019
Current
101 95
Transitioning 339 214
Workforce category not identified + 1
Workforce Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 12 5

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 1 0 0 0
Bronze 0 0 0
Silver 3 2
Gold 1

Service Delivery Locations

These are the locations in Labette County where a job seeker can take the WorkKeys test.

  • Ross Harper

Participating High Schools

These Labette County high schools help students prepare for and take the WorkKeys test.

  • Labette County High School

  • Parsons High School

  • Oswego High School

Contact Us

For more information on Labette County's efforts in the Work Ready program, contact:

Labette Community College Workforce Education Department

620-820-1278

 
 

Employers in Labette County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

  • Mr.
  • CST Storage
  • gold star icon Labette Community College
  • gold star icon Magnum Systems Inc.
  • Columbus USD 493
  • gold star icon The Empire District Electric Company
  • Cherokee County
  • Tank Connection
  • gold star icon Parsons Dental Care LLC
  • gold star icon Alexander Manufacturing
  • gold star icon The Flesh Company
  • gold star icon Bartlett Co-op Assn.
  • gold star icon USD 506 Labette County
  • Power Flame
  • gold star icon Labette Health
  • gold star icon ATEC Steel LLC
  • gold star icon Tank Connection LLC
  • gold star icon Alliance Construction
  • Labette County Sheriff Dept.
  • Southeast Kansas Community Action
    Program Inc.
  • Southeast Kansas Community Action
    Program Inc.
  • gold star icon Beachner Grain Inc.
  • gold star icon Maher Works Inc.
  • gold star icon Labette County Economic Development
  • The Home Store

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