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Adams, Mississippi

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

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Jan 31, 2024

Goals updated only for participating counties

28005 Amite 0.50 0.50 us-ms-005 AM 28037 Franklin 0.50 0.51 us-ms-037 FR 28107 Panola 0.50 0.50 us-ms-107 PA 28143 Tunica 0.64 0.50 us-ms-143 TU 28119 Quitman 0.51 0.60 us-ms-119 QU 28161 Yalobusha 0.50 0.50 us-ms-161 YA 28111 Perry 0.50 0.50 us-ms-111 PE 28041 Greene 0.50 0.50 us-ms-041 GR 28053 Humphreys 0.50 0.50 us-ms-053 HU 28125 Sharkey 0.51 0.40 us-ms-125 SH 28047 Harrison 0.48 0.37 us-ms-047 HA 28059 Jackson 0.50 0.39 us-ms-059 JA 28159 Winston 0.50 0.50 us-ms-159 WI 28007 Attala 0.58 0.50 us-ms-007 AT 28127 Simpson 0.59 0.50 us-ms-127 SI 28121 Rankin 0.61 0.58 us-ms-121 RA 28011 Bolivar 0.65 0.50 us-ms-011 BO 28027 Coahoma 0.72 0.49 us-ms-027 CO 28139 Tippah 0.50 0.61 us-ms-139 TI 28117 Prentiss 0.50 0.50 us-ms-117 PR 28003 Alcorn 0.50 0.50 us-ms-003 AL 28109 Pearl River 0.50 0.42 us-ms-109 PR 28035 Forrest 0.66 0.50 us-ms-035 FO 28113 Pike 0.50 0.50 us-ms-113 PI 28147 Walthall 0.30 0.37 us-ms-147 WA 28103 Noxubee 0.50 0.50 us-ms-103 NO 28105 Oktibbeha 0.50 0.50 us-ms-105 OK 28135 Tallahatchie 0.50 0.47 us-ms-135 TA 28021 Claiborne 0.60 0.60 us-ms-021 CL 28149 Warren 0.64 0.44 us-ms-149 WA 28155 Webster 0.49 0.50 us-ms-155 WE 28077 Lawrence 0.50 0.50 us-ms-077 LA 28029 Copiah 0.42 0.50 us-ms-029 CO 28115 Pontotoc 0.50 0.50 us-ms-115 PO 28071 Lafayette 0.50 0.50 us-ms-071 LA 28033 DeSoto 0.59 0.51 us-ms-033 DE 28137 Tate 0.60 0.50 us-ms-137 TA 28039 George 0.50 0.50 us-ms-039 GE 28019 Choctaw 0.65 0.50 us-ms-019 CH 28141 Tishomingo 0.50 0.42 us-ms-141 TI 28131 Stone 0.50 0.50 us-ms-131 ST 28145 Union 0.50 0.50 us-ms-145 UN 28009 Benton 0.50 0.28 us-ms-009 BE 28157 Wilkinson 0.59 0.49 us-ms-157 WI 28025 Clay 0.28 0.41 us-ms-025 CL 28063 Jefferson 0.50 0.51 us-ms-063 JE 28013 Calhoun 0.50 0.50 us-ms-013 CA 28031 Covington 0.50 0.25 us-ms-031 CO 28043 Grenada 0.50 0.50 us-ms-043 GR 28083 Leflore 0.51 0.50 us-ms-083 LE 28093 Marshall 0.50 0.59 us-ms-093 MA 28079 Leake 0.50 0.50 us-ms-079 LE 28101 Newton 0.50 0.50 us-ms-101 NE 28089 Madison 0.60 0.50 us-ms-089 MA 28123 Scott 0.50 0.61 us-ms-123 SC 28153 Wayne 0.48 0.51 us-ms-153 WA 28067 Jones 0.50 0.50 us-ms-067 JO 28129 Smith 0.50 0.40 us-ms-129 SM 28091 Marion 0.64 0.60 us-ms-091 MA 28061 Jasper 0.37 0.39 us-ms-061 JA 28065 Jefferson Davis 0.35 0.51 us-ms-065 JD 28073 Lamar 0.50 0.50 us-ms-073 LA 28017 Chickasaw 0.50 0.50 us-ms-017 CH 28095 Monroe 0.50 0.40 us-ms-095 MO 28081 Lee 0.50 0.50 us-ms-081 LE 28085 Lincoln 0.60 0.49 us-ms-085 LI 28055 Issaquena 0.31 0.35 us-ms-055 IS 28163 Yazoo 0.42 0.44 us-ms-163 YA 28015 Carroll 0.45 0.40 us-ms-015 CA 28097 Montgomery 0.37 0.39 us-ms-097 MO 28051 Holmes 0.47 0.51 us-ms-051 HO 28075 Lauderdale 0.30 0.37 us-ms-075 LA 28151 Washington 0.56 0.34 us-ms-151 WA 28133 Sunflower 0.49 0.70 us-ms-133 SU 28087 Lowndes 0.58 0.70 us-ms-087 LO 28099 Neshoba 0.50 0.50 us-ms-099 NE 28045 Hancock 0.50 0.50 us-ms-045 HA 28023 Clarke 0.50 0.50 us-ms-023 CL 28069 Kemper 0.50 0.50 us-ms-069 KE 28001 Adams 0.64 0.39 us-ms-001 AD 28057 Itawamba 0.50 0.50 us-ms-057 IT 28049 Hinds 0.44 0.60 us-ms-049 HI
Counties Adjacent to Adams, Mississippi
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Status History:

Certified: Sep 2016

Maintained 1: Jan 2018

Maintained 2: Nov 2019

Maintained 3: Jun 2023

3 out of 5
Hover over the chart to see how they received their points.

Progress Towards Goals

Adams 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 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 385 122 163 72 28 0
College 164 48 85 28 + 0
Current Private 271 95 119 44 13 +
Public 255 114 107 30 + +
Transitioning Adult Education 13 6 7 0 0 0
Unemployed 736 322 313 83 18 5
Recent Veteran + + 0 + 0 0
Workforce category not identified 182 31 37 12 11 0
Totals 1917 739 831 270 77 10
Workforce Total
NCRC
Emerging High School 385 122 163 72 28 0
College 164 48 85 28 + 0
Current Private 271 95 119 44 13 +
Public 255 114 107 30 + +
Transitioning Adult Education 13 6 7 0 0 0
Unemployed 736 322 313 83 18 5
Recent Veteran + + 0 + 0 0
Workforce category not identified 182 31 37 12 11 0
Totals 1917 739 831 270 77 10

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 Jan 31, 2024

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 475 549
Current
237 531
Transitioning 444 756
Workforce category not identified 91 91
Workforce Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 21 102

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 28 5 0 0
Bronze 15 2 0
Silver 0 0
Gold 0

Service Delivery Locations

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

  • WIN Job Center-Lorri Alles

  • Natchez, Inc.

Participating High Schools

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

  • Natchez High School

  • Cathedral School

  • Adams County Christian School

Contact Us

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

Aimee Guido, Natchez, Inc.

6014450288

 
 
 

Employers in Adams County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

  • gold star icon Stephens & Hobdy Insurance
  • Merit Health Natchez
  • gold star icon Coldwell Banker Stewart Reality
  • gold star icon Natchez-Adams School District
  • Delta Bank
  • Monmouth Historic Inn
  • Uptown Grocery & Deli
  • Simmons Cleaners
  • gold star icon Big M Supply
  • Alcorn State University
  • gold star icon Von Drehle Corporation
  • Dunleith
  • Kings Tavern
  • gold star icon King's Tavern
  • gold star icon Twin Oaks
  • Stephens & Hobdy Insurance
  • Studio 411: Pilates and Fit Club
  • Magnolia Mariée Bridal Boutique
  • Natchez-Adams County Chamber of Commerce
  • Bluffs & Bayou Magazine
  • Taylor'd Yacht Charters
  • Natchez Grand Hotel
  • All-Star Awards
  • Silver St. Gallery and Gifts
  • Magnolia Grill

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