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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

2003 College-Going Rates to California Community Colleges

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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70% - Imperial County: 65.2% Ventura County: 44.7% Tuolumne County: 43.6% San Luis Obispo County: 40.4% Santa Barbara County: 39.6% Sonoma County: 38.4% Siskiyou County: 37.1% Alameda County: 36.9% Tulare County: 36.6% Sutter County: 36.6% Orange County: 35.0% El Dorado County: 35.0% Stanislaus County: 34.3% San Benito County: 34.2% Santa Cruz County: 33.2% San Joaquin County: 32.9% Sacramento County: 32.4% Nevada County: 32.2% Yuba County: 31.9% Colusa County: 31.7% San Francisco County: 31.0% Solano County: 30.9% San Mateo County: 30.5% Yolo County: 30.2% Mendocino County: 29.0% Placer County: 28.6% Los Angeles County: 28.4% San Bernardino County: 28.0% Lake County: 27.8% State Average: 27.3% Kern County: 26.4% Calaveras County: 25.0% Monterey County: 23.8% Amador County: 23.4% Inyo County: 22.4% Kings County: 21.6% Lassen County: 21.5% Santa Clara County: 20.5% Butte County: 20.0% Riverside County: 19.8% Plumas County: 19.2% San Diego County: 19.0% Marin County: 17.2% Contra Costa County: 17.1% Napa County: 15.7% Glenn County: 14.3% Sierra County: 14.3% Modoc County: 12.5% Tehama County: 9.8% Shasta County: 9.6% Mariposa County: 8.3% Mono County: 8.3% Humboldt County: 7.7% Trinity County: 7.5% Fresno County: 6.8% Merced County: 4.6% Del Norte County: 4.4% Madera County: 4.3% Alpine County: 0.0%  
53% -
35% -
18% -
 

Imperial

Ventura

Tuolumne

San Luis Obispo

Santa Barbara

Sonoma

Siskiyou

Alameda

Tulare

Sutter

Orange

El Dorado

Stanislaus

San Benito

Santa Cruz

San Joaquin

Sacramento

Nevada

Yuba

Colusa

San Francisco

Solano

San Mateo

Yolo

Mendocino

Placer

Los Angeles

San Bernardino

Lake

State Average

Kern

Calaveras

Monterey

Amador

Inyo

Kings

Lassen

Santa Clara

Butte

Riverside

Plumas

San Diego

Marin

Contra Costa

Napa

Glenn

Sierra

Modoc

Tehama

Shasta

Mariposa

Mono

Humboldt

Trinity

Fresno

Merced

Del Norte

Madera

Alpine

 
 
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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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