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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 Senate District 20 - Alex Padilla - 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 Senate District 20 - Alex Padilla -
To Any California Public College or University
Year Men Women Total
1985 53.68% 52.03% 52.81%
1986 56.55% 58.64% 57.57%
1987 58.28% 57.25% 57.75%
1988 54.64% 56.19% 55.41%
1989 50.21% 52.39% 51.33%
1990 53.79% 57.16% 55.44%
1991 57.87% 48.98% 53.07%
1992 49.12% 54.85% 52.09%
1993 43.49% 47.42% 45.48%
1994 45.69% 49.80% 47.84%
1995 46.21% 50.40% 48.38%
1996 46.88% 49.56% 48.26%
1997 42.38% 45.94% 44.28%
1998 41.70% 44.50% 43.14%
1999 41.89% 44.99% 43.54%
2000 41.10% 42.89% 42.02%
2001 41.67% 46.63% 44.33%
2002 46.84% 51.20% 49.21%
2003 44.15% 47.48% 45.97%
2004 43.91% 47.82% 46.01%
2005 46.03% 50.02% 48.18%
2006 52.42% 56.73% 54.71%
2007 56.39% 58.95% 57.73%
2008 55.78% 54.34% 55.02%
2009 50.33% 53.14% 51.83%

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