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College-Going Rates by County from Private Schools

2008 College-Going Rates to Public Colleges and Universities from Private High Schools

This table provides college-going rates for counties in California. College-going rates were calculated by dividing the number of entering students from private schools in the county by the total number of graduates from private schools in the county. All categories of private schools are covered including comprehensive schools, continuation schools and other categories of schools. If there were 50 or fewer private high school graduates in a county, the data for that county was suppressed. The totals at the bottom include all students.

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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  High School
Graduates
First-Time Students College-Going Rate
High School County Private UC CSU CCC Total UC CSU CCC Total
Alameda 1,319 247 372 120 739 18.7% 28.2% 9.1% 56.0%
Alpine * S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Amador S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Butte 69 1 5 17 23 1.4% 7.2% 24.6% 33.3%
Calaveras S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Colusa S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Contra Costa 1,025 102 240 25 367 10.0% 23.4% 2.4% 35.8%
Del Norte S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
El Dorado 137 0 22 1 23 0.0% 16.1% 0.7% 16.8%
Fresno 242 15 68 87 170 6.2% 28.1% 36.0% 70.2%
Glenn S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Humboldt S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Imperial 119 4 4 15 23 3.4% 3.4% 12.6% 19.3%
Inyo S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Kern 251 18 60 85 163 7.2% 23.9% 33.9% 64.9%
Kings S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lake S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lassen S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Los Angeles 11,241 1,454 2,111 2,186 5,751 12.9% 18.8% 19.4% 51.2%
Madera S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Marin 409 55 47 25 127 13.4% 11.5% 6.1% 31.1%
Mariposa S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mendocino S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Merced S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Modoc S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mono S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Monterey 463 60 72 48 180 13.0% 15.6% 10.4% 38.9%
Napa 217 15 55 16 86 6.9% 25.3% 7.4% 39.6%
Nevada 83 8 4 32 44 9.6% 4.8% 38.6% 53.0%
Orange 2,985 333 435 587 1,355 11.2% 14.6% 19.7% 45.4%
Placer S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Plumas S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Riverside 966 78 295 193 566 8.1% 30.5% 20.0% 58.6%
Sacramento 1,435 132 339 239 710 9.2% 23.6% 16.7% 49.5%
San Benito S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
San Bernardino 856 52 134 89 275 6.1% 15.7% 10.4% 32.1%
San Diego 2,014 157 357 299 813 7.8% 17.7% 14.8% 40.4%
San Francisco 2,612 313 267 198 778 12.0% 10.2% 7.6% 29.8%
San Joaquin 515 22 82 130 234 4.3% 15.9% 25.2% 45.4%
San Luis Obispo 102 9 22 23 54 8.8% 21.6% 22.5% 52.9%
San Mateo 1,018 164 175 94 433 16.1% 17.2% 9.2% 42.5%
Santa Barbara 385 46 51 89 186 11.9% 13.2% 23.1% 48.3%
Santa Clara 2,335 439 458 63 960 18.8% 19.6% 2.7% 41.1%
Santa Cruz 407 51 49 29 129 12.5% 12.0% 7.1% 31.7%
Shasta 83 4 9 19 32 4.8% 10.8% 22.9% 38.6%
Sierra S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Siskiyou S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Solano 194 18 65 23 106 9.3% 33.5% 11.9% 54.6%
Sonoma 519 31 79 111 221 6.0% 15.2% 21.4% 42.6%
Stanislaus 346 24 77 18 119 6.9% 22.3% 5.2% 34.4%
Sutter S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Tehama S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Trinity S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Tulare 96 3 15 21 39 3.1% 15.6% 21.9% 40.6%
Tuolumne S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ventura 1,023 66 100 281 447 6.5% 9.8% 27.5% 43.7%
Yolo S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Yuba S S S S S N/A N/A N/A N/A
Statewide Total 33,749 3,933 6,237 5,215 15,385 11.7% 18.5% 15.5% 45.6%
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