Promise Statistics

Overview

Promise is thrilled with the increase in the number of students claiming their Promise. Not yet counting the Class of 2013, Promise has 220 students enrolled in 17 Connecticut colleges and universities and more are on their way. Below is a quick overview of exciting new data comparing 2012 to 2013 applicants. Over the last year, Promise has seen:

  • An overall 38%  increase in applicants from 352 in 2012 to 486 in 2013.
  • A 44% increase among African American students from 189 to 272.
  • A 21% increase among Hispanic students from 106 to 128.
  • A 36% increase in white students from 36 to 49.
  • A 66% increase in males, from 116 to 193 between 2012 and 2013.
  • A 24% increase in females, from 236 to 293.
  • An 84% increase in African American males from 62 to 114.
  • A 39% increase in Hispanic males from 33 to 46.
  • A 12% increase in Hispanic females from 73 to 82.

Promise Applicants by New Haven Wards

The number of applicants to Promise by ward in 2012 and 2013 and the percent change in each year-over-year. Seven applicants did not live in New Haven and are not included in this table.

(sort multiple columns by holding the ‘Shift’ key) 
Ward Alderperson 2012 Applicants 2013 Applicants % Change
1 Sarah Eidelson 0 0 0
2 Frank E. Douglass, Jr. 6 14 133%
3 Jacqueline James 16 11 -31%
4 Andrea Jackson-Brooks 18 13 -28%
5 Jorge Perez 18 17 -6%
6 Dolores Colon 11 17 55%
7 Douglas Hausladen 1 1 0%
8 Michael Smart 6 16 167%
9 Jessica Holmes 2 6 200%
10 Justin Elicker 9 15 67%
11 Barbara Constantinople 14 21 50%
12 Mark E. Stopa 19 19 0 %
13 Brenda D. Jones-Barnes 22 19 -17%
14 Santiago Berrios-Bones 18 24 33%
15 Ernie G. Santiago 17 21 24%
16 Migdalia Castro 15 20 33%
17 Alphonse Paolillo, Jr. 14 30 114%
18 Salvatore E. DeCola 1 19 1800%
19 Alfreda Edwards 5 9 80%
20 Delphine Clyburn 20 21 5%
21 Brenda Foskey-Cyrus 21 34 62%
22 Jeanette L. Morrison 9 5 -44%
23 Tyisha Walker 17 10 -41%
24 Evette Hamilton 10 22 120%
25 Adam Marchard 8 14 75%
26 Sergio Rodriguez 13 17 31%
27 Angela Russell 12 17 42%
28 Claudette Robinson-Thorpe 10 13 30%
29 Brian Wingate 10 15 50%
30 Carlton Staggers 10 19 90%

Promise Applicants by High School

Year-over-year changes in Promise applications across New Haven high schools.

School 2012 Applicants 2013 Applicants % Change
Amistad 14 29 107%
Career 39 34 -13%
Co-Op 39 64 64%
Common Ground 6 10 67%
HSC 12 19 58%
Hillhouse 81 70 -14%
Hyde 17 20 18%
MBA 16 45 181%
NHA 12 18 50%
New Horizons 1 3 200%
Riverside 24 26 8%
Sound 11 17 55%
Cross 80 131 64%

View more detailed information about applicants by school, including qualified applicants and acceptance rates