6.1 Outcome Summary 2018-09-25T15:22:06+00:00

Outcomes

The hallmarks of Project SEARCH are total workplace immersion and a singular goal of competitive employment for every program graduate. We strive to achieve that goal by creating an atmosphere of high expectations.

Outcome Summary

Our outcome measures are based on a rigorous definition of competitive employment that includes the following criteria:

  • Competitive employment in an integrated setting (i.e. among co-workers with and without disabilities)
  • Year-round, non-seasonal employment
  • 16 hours/week or more
  • Prevailing wage
2014-2017 Project SEARCH Outcome Summary:
2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
# Enrolled 2034 2370 2876  3232
# Completed 1876 2205 2643 3026
% Completed 92.2% 92.7% 92% 93.6%
# Employed 1370 1697 2016 2420
% Employed (All Jobs) N/A N/A N/A 80%
% Employed (Meet PS Criteria) 73%* 75.5%* 75.5%* 70.2%

*Based on outcome reporting by 93% to 98% of Project SEARCH program sites and adjusted for missing data
using the Markov Chain Monte Carlo Multiple Imputation.