Presentation on theme: "Welcome Bishop Ward High School Academy of Finance 708 N. 18th Street Kansas City, KS 66102."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome Bishop Ward High School Academy of Finance 708 N. 18th Street Kansas City, KS 66102
Presenters Frances Lucas, AOF Director Terry Lee, Community Affairs Specialist-FDIC Jake McMillian, student Jackie Saavedra, student Lonnie Gilbert, student Lindsey McIntosh, student Dalia Sandoval, student Tommy Richmond, student Michelle Reyes, student
Bishop Ward High School Background Total Enrollment: 323 students (2007-08) First AOF school in Kansas First AOF Catholic school in the nation Started in 2005 with 31 students …
What is Money Smart? The FDIC recognizes the importance of financial education for everyone, including people with no banking experience. It created the Money Smart program to help adults enhance their money skills and create positive banking relationships…
…[We believe] Financial education fosters stability for individuals and for entire communities. The more people know about credit & banking services, the more likely they are to increase savings, buy homes and improve their financial health and well-being. The Money Smart curriculum helps individuals build financial knowledge, develop financial confidence, and use banking services effectively.
Why was the Ward Community a good fit? School Demographics 48% Caucasian 41% Hispanic 6% African American 5% Multiracial 49.4% of students qualify for free or reduced lunches Wyandotte County Demographics 61% no high school diploma (5.4% in Johnson County) $15,737 per capita income-1999 ($30,919 Johnson County-1999) 15.6% speak a language other than English at home (8.2% in Johnson County)
Our Schedule 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 Banking Services Bank On It & Check It Out Wednesday, Feb. 20 Budgets Money Matters & Pay Yourself First Wednesday, Feb. 27 Credit Borrowing Basics & To Your Credit Wednesday, March 12 Identity Theft Keep It Safe & Charge It Right Monday, March 17 Loans Installment Loans