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Legislative District College-Going Rate Trend Graph

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College-Going Rates of Public High School Students

Students of All Ethnicities From Congressional District 45 - Mary Bono Mack - 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.

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College-Going Rate for Students of All Ethnicities
From Congressional District 45 - Mary Bono Mack -
To Any California Public College or University
Year Men Women Total
1985 44.33% 44.21% 44.27%
1986 43.82% 50.24% 47.15%
1987 39.67% 39.27% 39.45%
1988 39.50% 39.70% 39.60%
1989 28.38% 34.31% 31.47%
1990 41.52% 41.78% 41.66%
1991 37.15% 40.81% 39.05%
1992 33.15% 36.96% 35.18%
1993 27.87% 29.37% 28.65%
1994 17.45% 20.34% 18.98%
1995 20.32% 22.54% 21.52%
1996 28.93% 33.22% 31.23%
1997 28.01% 33.21% 30.76%
1998 23.41% 28.12% 25.87%
1999 32.82% 36.60% 34.85%
2000 27.32% 36.25% 31.97%
2001 29.26% 34.11% 31.81%
2002 34.96% 38.83% 37.06%
2003 26.27% 32.91% 29.79%
2004 27.32% 35.62% 31.62%
2005 23.97% 28.70% 26.51%
2006 32.95% 36.76% 34.98%
2007 32.56% 36.58% 34.65%
2008 40.81% 46.02% 43.53%
2009 33.50% 37.10% 35.41%

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