Performance indicator:

Percentage of Workers With At Least an Associate Degree or Trade Certificate

Indicator description:

This indicator provides a measure of workforce preparedness and progress in the education of future generations. The indicator identifies the number of adults (age 25 and over) with differing levels of education. The levels of education explored are: less than high school diploma, high school graduate, some college (no degree), associate’s degree or higher, and bachelor’s degree, measured for the Harris County area...

This indicator is associated with the following goals:

Note: Plan Houston's performance indicators are intended to inform the public and policy makers on the community's success at achieving Plan Houston's community goals. Identifying current performance is a first step; future steps could include tracking progress over time and establishing preferences on outcomes.