Grant Parish, Louisiana

Grant Parish is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Apr 30, 2024

Goals updated only for participating counties

22087 St. Bernard 0.38 0.58 us-la-087 SB 22105 Tangipahoa 0.49 0.50 us-la-105 TA 22051 Jefferson 0.63 0.50 us-la-051 JE 22013 Bienville 0.60 0.59 us-la-013 BI 22069 Natchitoches 0.41 0.58 us-la-069 NA 22047 Iberville 0.63 0.61 us-la-047 IB 22077 Pointe Coupee 0.56 0.74 us-la-077 PC 22109 Terrebonne 0.51 0.45 us-la-109 TE 22115 Vernon 0.56 0.50 us-la-115 VE 22079 Rapides 0.55 0.55 us-la-079 RA 22019 Calcasieu 0.49 0.59 us-la-019 CA 22023 Cameron 0.58 0.32 us-la-023 CA 22007 Assumption 0.57 0.37 us-la-007 AS 22057 Lafourche 0.61 0.38 us-la-057 LA 22035 East Carroll 0.52 0.46 us-la-035 EC 22083 Richland 0.41 0.48 us-la-083 RI 22103 St. Tammany 0.39 0.41 us-la-103 ST 22121 West Baton Rouge 0.50 0.67 us-la-121 WB 22125 West Feliciana 0.65 0.46 us-la-125 WF 22003 Allen 0.64 0.49 us-la-003 AL 22089 St. Charles 0.50 0.54 us-la-089 SC 22061 Lincoln 0.50 0.50 us-la-061 LI 22073 Ouachita 0.52 0.60 us-la-073 OU 22101 St. Mary 0.51 0.31 us-la-101 SM 22037 East Feliciana 0.62 0.42 us-la-037 EF 22095 St. John the Baptist 0.42 0.47 us-la-095 SJ 22113 Vermilion 0.51 0.54 us-la-113 VE 22075 Plaquemines 0.25 0.33 us-la-075 PL 22045 Iberia 0.35 0.24 us-la-045 IB 22033 East Baton Rouge 0.42 0.46 us-la-033 EB 22029 Concordia 0.41 0.51 us-la-029 CO 22017 Caddo 0.27 0.55 us-la-017 CA 22081 Red River 0.56 0.38 us-la-081 RR 22015 Bossier 0.45 0.36 us-la-015 BO 22031 De Soto 0.45 0.63 us-la-031 DS 22065 Madison 0.42 0.42 us-la-065 MA 22107 Tensas 0.42 0.48 us-la-107 TE 22021 Caldwell 0.50 0.50 us-la-021 CA 22049 Jackson 0.41 0.50 us-la-049 JA 22039 Evangeline 0.53 0.51 us-la-039 EV 22071 Orleans 0.39 0.47 us-la-071 OR 22099 St. Martin 0.25 0.34 us-la-099 SM 22059 LaSalle 0.50 0.37 us-la-059 LA 22009 Avoyelles 0.39 0.50 us-la-009 AV 22053 Jefferson Davis 0.52 0.45 us-la-053 JD 22011 Beauregard 0.50 0.51 us-la-011 BE 22055 Lafayette 0.60 0.43 us-la-055 LA 22027 Claiborne 0.50 0.50 us-la-027 CL 22025 Catahoula 0.39 0.29 us-la-025 CA 22117 Washington 0.50 0.51 us-la-117 WA 22067 Morehouse 0.36 0.34 us-la-067 MO 22091 St. Helena 0.62 0.50 us-la-091 SH 22041 Franklin 0.46 0.58 us-la-041 FR 22123 West Carroll 0.47 0.48 us-la-123 WC 22093 St. James 0.49 0.49 us-la-093 SJ 22005 Ascension 0.31 0.49 us-la-005 AS 22063 Livingston 0.47 0.41 us-la-063 LI 22111 Union 0.50 0.50 us-la-111 UN 22127 Winn 0.55 0.40 us-la-127 WI 22043 Grant 0.53 0.50 us-la-043 GR 22119 Webster 0.57 0.66 us-la-119 WE 22085 Sabine 0.50 0.39 us-la-085 SA 22001 Acadia 0.41 0.50 us-la-001 AC 22097 St. Landry 0.65 0.41 us-la-097 SL

Status History:

Certified: May 2016

Maintained 1: May 2021

Maintained 2: Jun 2021

Maintained 3: Jan 2022

4.5 out of 5
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Progress Towards Goals

Grant Parish 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 3 Points

Maximum of 4 points possible

Current Goal - 1 points

Emerging Goal - 1 points

Transitioning Goal - 1 points

Optional goals 1 Points

Maximum of 3 points possible

Improved Certificates - 1 points

Provide Best Practice Presentation at State Organization Event - 0.5 points

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
NCRC
Plus
Emerging High School 2017 450 962 407 198 15
College 35 + 20 9 + 5
Current Private 174 33 94 43 + 40
Public 148 40 76 29 + 10
Transitioning Adult Education 7 + + + 0 0
Unemployed 582 150 318 95 19 69
Recent Veteran 8 0 + 0 + 0
Workforce category not identified 124 22 23 10 7 0
Totals 3029 701 1498 595 235 139
Workforce Total
NCRC
Emerging High School 2017 450 962 407 198 15
College 35 + 20 9 + 5
Current Private 174 33 94 43 + 40
Public 148 40 76 29 + 10
Transitioning Adult Education 7 + + + 0 0
Unemployed 582 150 318 95 19 69
Recent Veteran 8 0 + 0 + 0
Workforce category not identified 124 22 23 10 7 0
Totals 3029 701 1498 595 235 139

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 Apr 30, 2024

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 729 2072
Current
191 372
Transitioning 544 662
Workforce category not identified 62 62
Workforce Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 5 0

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 84 29 1 0
Bronze 236 19 1
Silver 143 19
Gold 65

Service Delivery Locations

These are the locations in Grant Parish where a job seeker can take the WorkKeys test.

  • Grant Parish Business & Career Solutions Center

Participating High Schools

These Grant Parish high schools help students prepare for and take the WorkKeys test.

  • Grant High School

  • Georgetown High School

  • Montgomery High School

Contact Us

For more information on Grant Parish's efforts in the Work Ready program, contact:

Workforce Development Board Area 60

318-992-8264

 
 

Employers in Grant Parish recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

  • Crest Industries Inc.
  • Procter & Gamble Co. - Alexandria Plant
  • gold star icon Rapides Regional Medical Center
  • Advantage Staffing
  • gold star icon Brown & Brown of Louisiana LLC
  • Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital
  • Diamond B Construction
  • ACA Corporation
  • Louisiana State University of Alexandria
  • Central Louisiana Technical Community
    College
  • gold star icon LaSalle Community Action Association
    Inc.
  • Cleco Corp
  • gold star icon Red River Bank
  • gold star icon Martco Limited Partnership - Plywood
  • gold star icon Boise Cascade
  • Winnfield Nursing & Rehabilitation
    Center LLC
  • gold star icon Jena Choctaw Pines Casino
  • gold star icon Justiss Oil Company
  • gold star icon LaSalle General Hospital
  • Lott Oil Company Inc.
  • Sperion Staffing and Recrui
  • gold star icon City of Pineville
  • Acadian Ambulance Service
  • Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED Inc.
  • gold star icon Grant Parish Head Start

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