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College-Going Rates of Public High School Students

Students of All Ethnicities From Congressional District 38 - Grace F. Napolitano - to Any California Public College or University

This chart provides college-going rates in California from 1985 to 2009 . College-going rates were calculated by dividing the number of entering students from high schools matching a specific criteria by the total number of graduates from high schools matching the same criteria. 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.

Ethnicity data is collected separately by K-12 schools and higher education institutions. Consequently, college-going rates may be affected by variations in reporting of ethnicity.

Important note: The data for first-time students have changed. See Changes to First-Time Freshmen and College-Going Data for more details.

Data collection for Fall 2009 is in progress. As a result, more recent data than what is displayed may be available for some systems. Visit the Custom Data Reports for the most up-to-date data. Select the year needed from the drop-down list at the top of the options. Visit the Dates Available for availability for each type of data. The Sources and Timing of Data page has an approximate schedule for each type of data the Commission collects.

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College-Going Rate for Students of All Ethnicities
From Congressional District 38 - Grace F. Napolitano -
To Any California Public College or University
Year Men Women Total
1985 35.94% 37.69% 36.86%
1986 41.08% 42.90% 42.03%
1987 37.40% 39.17% 38.33%
1988 39.29% 42.16% 40.80%
1989 39.41% 39.57% 39.49%
1990 40.14% 40.69% 40.42%
1991 39.53% 40.08% 39.82%
1992 39.88% 43.40% 41.69%
1993 37.22% 39.73% 38.52%
1994 38.27% 40.25% 39.31%
1995 41.33% 42.00% 41.68%
1996 42.76% 46.63% 44.78%
1997 38.61% 42.97% 40.94%
1998 38.07% 42.74% 40.45%
1999 36.93% 41.64% 39.38%
2000 36.70% 45.80% 41.45%
2001 42.32% 46.56% 44.61%
2002 43.42% 50.28% 47.07%
2003 40.60% 48.02% 44.48%
2004 41.54% 46.15% 43.96%
2005 46.23% 50.04% 48.26%
2006 48.95% 54.27% 51.78%
2007 52.27% 55.92% 54.16%
2008 53.48% 57.73% 55.75%
2009 41.08% 44.65% 43.00%

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