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Leake County

Leake County is a certified Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in maintaining their status.
Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Oct 31, 2021

Goals updated only for participating counties

Status History:

Certified: Nov 2019

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80%

of maintaining goals completed

chart showing 80% of maintaining goals completed for the county

Leake County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 147 64 56 21 6
College 105 26 56 17 6
Current Private 157 37 91 23 6
Public 101 40 48 13 0
Transitioning Adult Education 8 + 4 0 +
Unemployed 330 118 156 40 16
Recent Veteran 0 0 0 0 0
Workforce category not identified + + + + 0
Totals 851 288 412 115 36

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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