District 3 Program Advisor
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Springfield, IL 62702
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Agricultural Education Continues to Grow - 2016 Annual ReportMonday, March 13, 2017
*Sent to all District III Teachers, Administrators and Guidance Counselors
Agricultural Education continues to be a quality and rigorous component of Illinois schools. Please take time to view our 2016 Illinois Agricultural Education Report - The Original STEM Field at this link. Thank you for your involvement and continued support!
A few significant statistics are below.
-Agricultural Education enrollment increased by over 16% since 2007 with
30,562 students in grades 6-12.
-61% of students are male, 39% are female, 11% live on a family farm.
-69% of high schools have a greenhouse.
-75% of high schools allow an agriculture course to fulfill a science graduation
-24% of high schools allow an agriculture course to fulfill a consumer
education graduation requirement.
-$11,672,184 net income gained by students or $1001 per student with supervised ag
experience (work-based learning) projects.
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