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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

1989 College-Going Rates to Any California Public College or University

Focus on Contra Costa County

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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65% - San Mateo County: 62.7% Sonoma County: 60.1% San Francisco County: 57.9% Contra Costa County: 56.6% Santa Cruz County: 56.4% Orange County: 55.0% Marin County: 54.9% San Joaquin County: 53.8% Fresno County: 52.8% Alameda County: 52.8% Los Angeles County: 51.2% San Diego County: 50.8% Yolo County: 50.7% Humboldt County: 50.2% Sacramento County: 50.0% State Average: 49.6% Santa Clara County: 49.3% Napa County: 48.8% Ventura County: 48.4% Placer County: 48.4% Nevada County: 48.1% El Dorado County: 48.1% San Luis Obispo County: 47.2% Butte County: 46.5% Tulare County: 46.5% Imperial County: 46.0% Glenn County: 45.9% Kern County: 45.4% Stanislaus County: 44.0% Solano County: 43.9% Mendocino County: 43.9% San Benito County: 43.3% Kings County: 43.1% Monterey County: 42.5% Shasta County: 42.5% Tehama County: 41.4% Mariposa County: 41.3% Mono County: 41.2% Colusa County: 40.9% San Bernardino County: 40.8% Tuolumne County: 40.7% Siskiyou County: 40.5% Plumas County: 39.1% Merced County: 38.9% Santa Barbara County: 38.9% Madera County: 37.8% Sutter County: 35.8% Yuba County: 35.0% Trinity County: 32.7% Riverside County: 32.1% Del Norte County: 30.8% Calaveras County: 30.1% Lake County: 29.6% Sierra County: 28.2% Modoc County: 27.4% Lassen County: 27.2% Inyo County: 24.3% Amador County: 22.6% Alpine County: 0.0%  
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San Mateo

Sonoma

San Francisco

Contra Costa

Santa Cruz

Orange

Marin

San Joaquin

Fresno

Alameda

Los Angeles

San Diego

Yolo

Humboldt

Sacramento

State Average

Santa Clara

Napa

Ventura

Placer

Nevada

El Dorado

San Luis Obispo

Butte

Tulare

Imperial

Glenn

Kern

Stanislaus

Solano

Mendocino

San Benito

Kings

Monterey

Shasta

Tehama

Mariposa

Mono

Colusa

San Bernardino

Tuolumne

Siskiyou

Plumas

Merced

Santa Barbara

Madera

Sutter

Yuba

Trinity

Riverside

Del Norte

Calaveras

Lake

Sierra

Modoc

Lassen

Inyo

Amador

Alpine

 
 
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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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San
Francisco
Bay

Contra Costa
Asm 11
Asm 14
Asm 15
US Con 7
US Con 10
US Con 11
Sen 7
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Contra Costa
Asm 11
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US Con 7
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US Con 11
Sen 7
Sen 9
Contra Costa
Asm 11
Asm 14
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US Con 7
US Con 10
US Con 11
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Contra Costa
Asm 11
Asm 14
Asm 15
US Con 7
US Con 10
US Con 11
Sen 7
Sen 9
Contra Costa
Asm 11
Asm 14
Asm 15
US Con 7
US Con 10
US Con 11
Sen 7
Sen 9
Contra Costa
Asm 11
Asm 14
Asm 15
US Con 7
US Con 10
US Con 11
Sen 7
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Francisco
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Contra Costa
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