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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

2000 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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60% - Sonoma County: 57.9% San Luis Obispo County: 57.5% San Francisco County: 56.9% Tuolumne County: 56.1% Alameda County: 54.9% Butte County: 54.8% Santa Clara County: 53.5% Sacramento County: 53.2% Glenn County: 53.0% Orange County: 52.6% San Mateo County: 51.2% Ventura County: 50.7% Kings County: 50.2% Santa Cruz County: 49.4% Santa Barbara County: 49.0% El Dorado County: 48.8% Tulare County: 48.6% Humboldt County: 48.2% Imperial County: 46.8% Stanislaus County: 46.7% Fresno County: 45.5% San Joaquin County: 45.3% Nevada County: 45.3% State Average: 44.6% Los Angeles County: 44.5% Solano County: 44.2% Kern County: 43.5% Placer County: 43.2% Yolo County: 42.9% Mendocino County: 42.8% Merced County: 41.1% Shasta County: 41.0% San Diego County: 41.0% Tehama County: 40.4% San Benito County: 39.6% Marin County: 38.8% Trinity County: 38.7% San Bernardino County: 37.7% Calaveras County: 35.2% Madera County: 35.1% Mariposa County: 34.3% Inyo County: 33.3% Del Norte County: 33.0% Plumas County: 32.9% Amador County: 32.1% Lassen County: 31.1% Riverside County: 29.1% Contra Costa County: 28.2% Napa County: 27.8% Lake County: 25.6% Mono County: 25.2% Siskiyou County: 24.9% Monterey County: 24.5% Sutter County: 24.2% Colusa County: 23.3% Sierra County: 20.0% Yuba County: 18.9% Modoc County: 10.2% Alpine County: 0.0%  
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Sonoma

San Luis Obispo

San Francisco

Tuolumne

Alameda

Butte

Santa Clara

Sacramento

Glenn

Orange

San Mateo

Ventura

Kings

Santa Cruz

Santa Barbara

El Dorado

Tulare

Humboldt

Imperial

Stanislaus

Fresno

San Joaquin

Nevada

State Average

Los Angeles

Solano

Kern

Placer

Yolo

Mendocino

Merced

Shasta

San Diego

Tehama

San Benito

Marin

Trinity

San Bernardino

Calaveras

Madera

Mariposa

Inyo

Del Norte

Plumas

Amador

Lassen

Riverside

Contra Costa

Napa

Lake

Mono

Siskiyou

Monterey

Sutter

Colusa

Sierra

Yuba

Modoc

Alpine

 
 
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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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Asm 11
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US Con 10
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US Con 11
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Contra Costa
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US Con 7
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US Con 11
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