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College-Going Rates of Public High School Students

Native American Students From Contra Costa County 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 Native American Students
From Contra Costa County
To Any California Public College or University
Year Men Women Total
1985 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
1986 93.75% 100.00% 100.00%
1987 70.00% 100.00% 81.25%
1988 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
1989 100.00% 92.86% 100.00%
1990 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
1991 100.00% 86.36% 100.00%
1992 61.90% 51.22% 54.84%
1993 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
1994 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
1995 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
1996 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
1997 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
1998 73.91% 51.72% 61.54%
1999 11.43% 35.71% 22.22%
2000 22.58% 53.85% 36.84%
2001 69.57% 65.38% 67.35%
2002 50.00% 41.30% 45.45%
2003 31.03% 23.53% 26.98%
2004 31.03% 42.86% 37.50%
2005 17.95% 44.44% 28.79%
2006 36.84% 64.52% 54.00%
2007 38.71% 82.61% 57.41%
2008 44.44% 33.33% 37.88%
2009 16.13% 17.86% 16.95%

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