Leake County

Leake County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Feb 28, 2021

Goals updated only for participating counties

Status History:

Certified: Nov 2019

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Leake County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
Emerging High School 132 55 51 20 6
College 88 22 51 13 +
Current Private 142 30 85 21 6
Public 86 38 37 11 0
Transitioning Adult Education 7 + + 0 +
Unemployed 311 112 144 39 16
Recent Veteran 0 0 0 0 0
Workforce category not identified + + 0 + 0
Totals 768 260 371 105 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

Employers in Leake County recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

  • Mississippi Power
  • East Central Mississippi Health Care
  • Mike Rozier Construction Co. Inc.
  • Dickerson & Bowen Inc.
  • Walnut Grove Natural Gas System
  • Town of Walnut Grove
  • Leake County
  • Leake County Board-Supervisors
  • Follen Wood Inc.
  • The Bakery and Cafe
  • Main Street Chamber of Leake County
  • Carthage Family Dentistry
  • SouthGroup/Cox Insurance Agency
  • City of Carthage
  • Britt Barnes Realty Group
  • David Weber - State Farm Insurance Agent
  • Blast Party Rentals
  • B & A Properties of Carthage
  • Southern or Soul
  • Chicken Nugget
  • Backwoods Grind Coffee Company
  • First Apostolic Church
  • Leake County Foundation
  • Leake County Development Association
  • Carthage Christian Academy

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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 February 28, 2021 , while county-level data is starting from January 2012. State job profile data runs from January 2007 through February 28, 2021 , 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.