McDonald, Missouri

McDonald County 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

29223 Wayne 0.42 0.50 us-mo-223 WA 29179 Reynolds 0.58 0.44 us-mo-179 RE 29035 Carter 0.40 0.50 us-mo-035 CA 29145 Newton 0.50 0.50 us-mo-145 NE 29003 Andrew 0.62 0.50 us-mo-003 AN 29147 Nodaway 0.49 0.50 us-mo-147 NO 29199 Scotland 0.64 0.50 us-mo-199 SC 29103 Knox 0.50 0.50 us-mo-103 KN 29097 Jasper 0.50 0.50 us-mo-097 JA 29011 Barton 0.49 0.50 us-mo-011 BA 29227 Worth 0.50 0.50 us-mo-227 WO 29079 Grundy 0.50 0.50 us-mo-079 GR 29117 Livingston 0.39 0.50 us-mo-117 LI 29125 Maries 0.50 0.50 us-mo-125 MA 29131 Miller 0.50 0.50 us-mo-131 MI 29073 Gasconade 0.49 0.42 us-mo-073 GA 29151 Osage 0.60 0.60 us-mo-151 OS 29021 Buchanan 0.61 0.49 us-mo-021 BU 29165 Platte 0.68 0.51 us-mo-165 PL 29209 Stone 0.49 0.50 us-mo-209 ST 29111 Lewis 0.39 0.50 us-mo-111 LE 29127 Marion 0.40 0.50 us-mo-127 MA 29107 Lafayette 0.49 0.56 us-mo-107 LA 29101 Johnson 0.50 0.49 us-mo-101 JO 29163 Pike 0.35 0.52 us-mo-163 PI 29007 Audrain 0.55 0.51 us-mo-007 AU 29211 Sullivan 0.50 0.50 us-mo-211 SU 29129 Mercer 0.50 0.50 us-mo-129 ME 29119 McDonald 0.50 0.51 us-mo-119 MC 29009 Barry 0.50 0.51 us-mo-009 BA 29173 Ralls 0.29 0.56 us-mo-173 RA 29201 Scott 0.45 0.51 us-mo-201 SC 29143 New Madrid 0.35 0.69 us-mo-143 NM 29187 St. Francois 0.30 0.72 us-mo-187 SF 29099 Jefferson 0.44 0.48 us-mo-099 JE 29186 Ste. Genevieve 0.44 0.49 us-mo-186 SG 29093 Iron 0.81 0.50 us-mo-093 IR 29221 Washington 0.50 0.50 us-mo-221 WA 29157 Perry 0.51 0.62 us-mo-157 PE 29109 Lawrence 0.50 0.50 us-mo-109 LA 29123 Madison 0.50 0.51 us-mo-123 MA 29075 Gentry 0.50 0.50 us-mo-075 GE 29139 Montgomery 0.51 0.32 us-mo-139 MO 29045 Clark 0.40 0.50 us-mo-045 CL 29121 Macon 0.50 0.49 us-mo-121 MA 29001 Adair 0.61 0.64 us-mo-001 AD 29039 Cedar 0.50 0.50 us-mo-039 CE 29167 Polk 0.49 0.50 us-mo-167 PO 29085 Hickory 0.50 0.50 us-mo-085 HI 29029 Camden 0.41 0.50 us-mo-029 CA 29189 St. Louis 0.47 0.48 us-mo-189 SL 29067 Douglas 0.50 0.50 us-mo-067 DO 29091 Howell 0.50 0.50 us-mo-091 HO 29041 Chariton 0.58 0.41 us-mo-041 CH 29141 Morgan 0.50 0.59 us-mo-141 MO 29015 Benton 0.51 0.49 us-mo-015 BE 29149 Oregon 0.50 0.50 us-mo-149 OR 29115 Linn 0.71 0.62 us-mo-115 LI 29175 Randolph 0.50 0.49 us-mo-175 RA 29137 Monroe 0.50 0.50 us-mo-137 MO 29219 Warren 0.62 0.50 us-mo-219 WA 29047 Clay 0.51 0.39 us-mo-047 CL 29081 Harrison 0.50 0.50 us-mo-081 HA 29059 Dallas 0.50 0.41 us-mo-059 DA 29077 Greene 0.50 0.50 us-mo-077 GR 29061 Daviess 0.50 0.50 us-mo-061 DA 29195 Saline 0.51 0.54 us-mo-195 SA 29053 Cooper 0.43 0.60 us-mo-053 CO 29019 Boone 0.48 0.41 us-mo-019 BO 29065 Dent 0.46 0.50 us-mo-065 DE 29013 Bates 0.50 0.51 us-mo-013 BA 29083 Henry 0.50 0.50 us-mo-083 HE 29095 Jackson 0.39 0.48 us-mo-095 JA 29215 Texas 0.50 0.50 us-mo-215 TE 29159 Pettis 0.50 0.51 us-mo-159 PE 29057 Dade 0.50 0.50 us-mo-057 DA 29043 Christian 0.69 0.51 us-mo-043 CH 29135 Moniteau 0.53 0.66 us-mo-135 MO 29205 Shelby 0.50 0.50 us-mo-205 SH 29185 St. Clair 0.50 0.49 us-mo-185 SC 29055 Crawford 0.51 0.41 us-mo-055 CR 29033 Carroll 0.42 0.61 us-mo-033 CA 29025 Caldwell 0.50 0.50 us-mo-025 CA 29049 Clinton 0.50 0.50 us-mo-049 CL 29063 DeKalb 0.50 0.50 us-mo-063 DE 29213 Taney 0.50 0.51 us-mo-213 TA 29225 Webster 0.50 0.50 us-mo-225 WE 29171 Putnam 0.74 0.50 us-mo-171 PU 29023 Butler 0.50 0.50 us-mo-023 BU 29031 Cape Girardeau 0.38 0.41 us-mo-031 CG 29133 Mississippi 0.53 0.43 us-mo-133 MI 29113 Lincoln 0.50 0.50 us-mo-113 LI 29197 Schuyler 0.51 0.50 us-mo-197 SC 29037 Cass 0.51 0.50 us-mo-037 CA 29069 Dunklin 0.62 0.82 us-mo-069 DU 29153 Ozark 0.50 0.51 us-mo-153 OZ 29017 Bollinger 0.49 0.58 us-mo-017 BO 29183 St. Charles 0.31 0.50 us-mo-183 SC 29071 Franklin 0.51 0.58 us-mo-071 FR 29181 Ripley 0.50 0.50 us-mo-181 RI 29177 Ray 0.38 0.39 us-mo-177 RA 29087 Holt 0.62 0.46 us-mo-087 HO 29217 Vernon 0.50 0.50 us-mo-217 VE 29105 Laclede 0.41 0.50 us-mo-105 LA 29169 Pulaski 0.50 0.50 us-mo-169 PU 29161 Phelps 0.50 0.42 us-mo-161 PH 29229 Wright 0.50 0.50 us-mo-229 WR 29155 Pemiscot 0.50 0.39 us-mo-155 PE 29203 Shannon 0.41 0.50 us-mo-203 SH 29005 Atchison 0.59 0.51 us-mo-005 AT 29510 St. Louis 0.83 0.69 us-mo-510 SL 29207 Stoddard 0.60 0.50 us-mo-207 ST 29027 Callaway 0.50 0.42 us-mo-027 CA 29051 Cole 0.41 0.59 us-mo-051 CO 29089 Howard 0.46 0.56 us-mo-089 HO

Status History:

Certified: May 2016

4.5 out of 5
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Progress Towards Goals

McDonald 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 4 Points

Maximum of 4 points possible

Current Goal - 1 points

Emerging Goal - 1 points

Transitioning Goal - 1 points

Employer Support This Period - 1 points

Optional goals 0 Points

Maximum of 3 points possible

Add ACT WorkKeys Curriculum - 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 990 324 467 154 45 0
College 57 5 32 19 + 16
Current Private 117 24 56 32 5 +
Public 81 25 43 11 + +
Transitioning Adult Education 6 + + + 0 0
Unemployed 287 84 151 50 + 8
Recent Veteran 10 + + 0 + 0
Workforce category not identified 16 0 5 + 0 0
Totals 1551 464 761 270 56 32
Workforce Total
NCRC
Emerging High School 990 324 467 154 45 0
College 57 5 32 19 + 16
Current Private 117 24 56 32 5 +
Public 81 25 43 11 + +
Transitioning Adult Education 6 + + + 0 0
Unemployed 287 84 151 50 + 8
Recent Veteran 10 + + 0 + 0
Workforce category not identified 16 0 5 + 0 0
Totals 1551 464 761 270 56 32

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 171 1063
Current
43 206
Transitioning 159 306
Workforce category not identified 8 8
Workforce Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 10 26

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 6 1 0 0
Bronze 12 1 0
Silver 5 0
Gold 0

Service Delivery Locations

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

  • Crowder College McDonald County Instruction Center

  • American Job Center - Monett

  • American Job Center - Neosho

Participating High Schools

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

  • McDonald County High School

Contact Us

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

American Job Center - Joplin

4176293000

 
 

Employers in McDonald County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

  • Mid-Tec, Inc.
  • gold star icon Comunity Bank & Trust
  • gold star icon Missouri Walnut LLC
  • McDonald County Chamber of Commerce
  • gold star icon Corner Stone Insurance Agency
  • gold star icon Cornerstone Bank
  • gold star icon Chris Smith Agency - American Family
    Insurance
  • gold star icon Stangs Travel Center
  • gold star icon Subway
  • gold star icon Mazzios Pizza
  • gold star icon Cassville R-IV Schools
  • gold star icon Access Family Care Medical & Dental
    Clinics
  • McDonald County R-1 Schools
  • Royce-Schutten Insurance Agency
  • Poppy's Daylight Doughnuts
  • Crowder College McDonald County
  • Huston's Pump Service
  • Elk River Health Services Inc.
  • Scott C. Goldstein DDS
  • gold star icon Branco Enterprises INC
  • Southwest Custom Metal Fab LLC
  • Blu3 Management Group
  • Big Elk Floats and Camping
  • Arrest Bank
  • Poppy's Daylight Donuts

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