Kershaw County

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

Sep 2015

Maintaining (Phase 1)
Sep 2015

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Aug 31, 2017

Goals updated only for participating counties


of maintaining goals completed

Kershaw County

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
Emerging High School 1903 522 1019 359 + - 33
College 34 + 16 17 0 - +
Current Private 144 25 82 37 0 - 14
Public 77 23 45 9 0 - 10
Transitioning Adult Education 681 247 371 63 0 - 110
Unemployed 371 97 228 46 0 - 23
Recent Veteran 5 0 4 + 0 - 0
Workforce category not identified 11 5 5 + 0 - 0
Totals 3226 920 1770 533 + - 193

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 379 1937
Current 46 221
Transitioning 634 1057
Workforce category not identified 11
Goals Actual
Improved Certificates 117 37

Employer Supporting Goals

Employers supporting 65
New and reaffirming employers support goal 55
New and reaffirming employers support actual 18

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 24 3 0 0
Bronze 6 2 0
Silver 2 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.