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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

1986 College-Going Rates to California Community Colleges

Focus on Merced 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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50% - Plumas County: 49.8% Lassen County: 46.9% Imperial County: 46.4% Contra Costa County: 46.0% San Mateo County: 44.2% Santa Cruz County: 44.1% Siskiyou County: 43.6% Santa Barbara County: 42.6% Yuba County: 41.8% Kern County: 39.9% Shasta County: 39.2% Sutter County: 38.9% Colusa County: 38.7% Ventura County: 38.5% San Diego County: 38.2% Orange County: 38.0% Tulare County: 37.2% Sacramento County: 37.2% Tehama County: 35.2% Kings County: 35.2% Del Norte County: 34.8% State Average: 34.7% San Luis Obispo County: 34.6% Santa Clara County: 34.3% Fresno County: 34.2% El Dorado County: 34.0% Los Angeles County: 33.6% Alameda County: 33.4% Napa County: 33.3% Inyo County: 33.0% Glenn County: 32.6% Humboldt County: 32.4% Butte County: 32.2% Riverside County: 32.0% Merced County: 31.8% Placer County: 31.3% Nevada County: 30.4% Monterey County: 30.1% Lake County: 29.9% San Bernardino County: 29.5% Marin County: 29.4% Yolo County: 29.4% Stanislaus County: 29.2% Mendocino County: 28.5% Tuolumne County: 27.9% San Francisco County: 27.2% San Benito County: 25.8% Madera County: 25.0% Sonoma County: 25.0% Solano County: 24.0% Mariposa County: 21.5% Sierra County: 15.6% Mono County: 15.5% San Joaquin County: 15.4% Amador County: 15.3% Calaveras County: 14.8% Trinity County: 11.5% Modoc County: 10.6% Alpine County: 0.0%  
38% -
25% -
13% -
 

Plumas

Lassen

Imperial

Contra Costa

San Mateo

Santa Cruz

Siskiyou

Santa Barbara

Yuba

Kern

Shasta

Sutter

Colusa

Ventura

San Diego

Orange

Tulare

Sacramento

Tehama

Kings

Del Norte

State Average

San Luis Obispo

Santa Clara

Fresno

El Dorado

Los Angeles

Alameda

Napa

Inyo

Glenn

Humboldt

Butte

Riverside

Merced

Placer

Nevada

Monterey

Lake

San Bernardino

Marin

Yolo

Stanislaus

Mendocino

Tuolumne

San Francisco

San Benito

Madera

Sonoma

Solano

Mariposa

Sierra

Mono

San Joaquin

Amador

Calaveras

Trinity

Modoc

Alpine

 
 
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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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