Adams County

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

Sep 2016

Maintaining (Phase 1)
Sep 2016

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Aug 31, 2017

Goals updated only for participating counties


of maintaining goals completed

Adams County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
Emerging High School 120 16 78 26 0 - 0
College 93 18 62 13 0 - 0
Current Private 104 33 59 12 0 - +
Public 69 23 43 + 0 - +
Transitioning Adult Education + 0 + 0 0 - 0
Unemployed 258 107 136 15 0 - 4
Recent Veteran + + 0 0 0 - 0
Workforce category not identified + + + 0 0 - 0
Totals 651 199 383 69 0 - 8

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.

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Maintaining Goals

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 183 213
Current 35 173
Transitioning 162 262
Workforce category not identified +
Goals Actual
Job Profile 3 3

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting 49
New and reaffirming employers support goal 42
New and reaffirming employers support actual 28

Adams County

Service Delivery for ACT WorkKeys NCRC

WIN Job Center - Daniel Purvis
Co-Lin Community College-Angela Witherington
Natchez, Inc. -Alcorn State University

Participating High Schools

Natchez High School
Cathedral School
Trinity Episcopal School
Adams County Christian School
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If you are an employer and want more information on how to access services, please contact:

Natchez Inc - Ruth Nichols

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 17 1 0 0
Bronze 2 0 0
Silver 0 0
Gold 0

About ACT

Founded in 1959, ACT is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa, and dedicated to helping people achieve education and workplace success. ACT provides a broad array of assessment, research, information and program management solutions in the areas of education and workforce development.

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This website reports the ACT® WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificates earned at the county and state level and the progress being made by those participating states and counties in the ACT Work Ready Community initiative. This site only represents data stored in the ACT RegiSTAR™ system, a web-based reporting and management tool for ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificates.

State and national ACT WorkKeys NCRC data runs from January 2006 through August 31, 2017 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through August 31, 2017 , while national job profile data reaches back to 1993. Again, please note that county-level ACT WorkKeys NCRC data collection began in January 2012 for WorkKeys Internet Version, and in July 2012 for pencil and paper assessments. State and national certificate totals include historical data prior to 2012.

WorkKeys® assessments are used across the nation, and many states have built their own Career Readiness Certificates based upon WorkKeys assessment results. You will find an asterisk denoting those states. This website will continue to evolve as the first two rounds of participating states give us feedback on what they would like to see -- and based on your feedback, as well.

Please contact us if you have comments, questions or would like to receive more information.