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ILLINOIS STATE LIBRARY


FY2016 Penny Severns Family Literacy Grant Program Impact and Statistics

Number of Programs

Chicago
7
Suburban Chicago
8
Downstate
9
Total
24

Amount of Funding Awarded by Region:

Chicago
$242,000
Suburban Chicago
$215,769
Downstate
$315,000
Total
$772,769

Adult Learner Data

Total adult learners
630
Average Adult Age
30
Female Students
93%
Students Studied ESL
75%
Obtained library card
304
Students Employed
26%

Child Learner Data

Total children served
882
Average Student Age
4.5
Average PACT hours
20.5
Average Child Education hours
249.6

Ethnic Background of Families

Hispanic
36%
Asian
20%
Caucasian
18%
African-American
15%
Other
11%