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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

1987 College-Going Rates to California State University

This chart provides college-going rates for counties in California. College-going rates were calculated by dividing the number of entering students from public schools in the county by the total number of graduates from public schools in the county. All categories of public schools are covered including comprehensive schools, continuation schools, and other categories of schools. Students with unknown genders and ethnicities and those from unknown schools were excluded from the data.

Data regarding high school graduates were obtained from the California Department of Education. Data for higher education enrollment were obtained from each of the segments and includes all students -- full-time, part-time, credit, and non-credit.

Note that the calculation of these rates is based on totals for each category such as year, county, and ethnicity. Rates do not entail longitudinal tracking of individual students.

Important note: The data for first-time students have changed. See Changes to First-Time Freshmen and College-Going Data for more details.

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18% - Mono County: 17.9% Glenn County: 17.4% Butte County: 17.3% Sierra County: 17.1% San Francisco County: 13.5% Fresno County: 13.2% Santa Clara County: 12.9% Orange County: 11.6% Trinity County: 11.6% Plumas County: 11.6% Marin County: 11.4% Los Angeles County: 10.7% Alameda County: 10.3% El Dorado County: 10.3% Yolo County: 10.1% Colusa County: 10.0% Calaveras County: 9.8% San Benito County: 9.8% Tehama County: 9.7% State Average: 9.7% San Luis Obispo County: 9.6% San Diego County: 9.5% San Mateo County: 9.5% Humboldt County: 9.5% Contra Costa County: 9.3% Del Norte County: 9.1% Lake County: 8.8% Napa County: 8.7% Lassen County: 8.5% Merced County: 8.4% Placer County: 8.4% Madera County: 8.3% Kern County: 8.3% Modoc County: 8.3% Sutter County: 8.2% Santa Cruz County: 8.0% Sacramento County: 7.8% San Bernardino County: 7.5% Stanislaus County: 7.4% Mendocino County: 7.4% Tuolumne County: 7.2% Inyo County: 6.9% Mariposa County: 6.8% Siskiyou County: 6.8% Kings County: 6.7% Nevada County: 6.6% Ventura County: 6.6% Yuba County: 6.5% Santa Barbara County: 5.8% Amador County: 5.8% Sonoma County: 5.8% Riverside County: 5.7% Monterey County: 5.6% Solano County: 5.4% Tulare County: 4.7% Shasta County: 4.5% San Joaquin County: 4.3% Imperial County: 2.9% Alpine County: 0.0%  
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Mono

Glenn

Butte

Sierra

San Francisco

Fresno

Santa Clara

Orange

Trinity

Plumas

Marin

Los Angeles

Alameda

El Dorado

Yolo

Colusa

Calaveras

San Benito

Tehama

State Average

San Luis Obispo

San Diego

San Mateo

Humboldt

Contra Costa

Del Norte

Lake

Napa

Lassen

Merced

Placer

Madera

Kern

Modoc

Sutter

Santa Cruz

Sacramento

San Bernardino

Stanislaus

Mendocino

Tuolumne

Inyo

Mariposa

Siskiyou

Kings

Nevada

Ventura

Yuba

Santa Barbara

Amador

Sonoma

Riverside

Monterey

Solano

Tulare

Shasta

San Joaquin

Imperial

Alpine

 
 
Legend - State Average State Average

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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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