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Funding for CPEC has been eliminated from the 2011-12 state budget; as a result, the agency will close in fall 2011. The website will move to the Community College Chancellor's Office on Friday, 9/23/2011. It will be down over the weekend. It is not known what sections of the website will be available in the future.

Butte County
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Butte County Stats
County stats at a glance
Population: 225,770 (2009)
Median Household income: $41,196 (2009)
Population in Poverty: 18.5% (2009)
Unemployment Rate: 12.5% (2009)

Educational Attainment (2009)
High school graduates: 87.0%
Baccalaureate recipients: 23.4%
Advanced degree recipients: 8.0%

Projected County Growth 1970 - 2050:

Sources:
California Department of Finance
US Census Bureau


College-going rate 2009
High School Graduates: 2,143
UC Freshmen: 61
CSU Freshmen: 224
CCC Freshmen: 886
Public College Freshmen: 1,171

 UC:    2.8%
 CSU:  10.5%
 CCC:  41.3%
 Vertical line is state average
Overall College-going rate to publics: 54.6%



Colleges in Butte County: 3

 CSU Chico
Chico, CA 95929

 Butte College
Oroville, CA 95965

 Cal Northern School of Law
Chico, CA 95973


Comprehensive Public High Schools in Butte County: 10
 Pleasant Valley High, Chico
HS Grads: 426, First-time Frosh: 323
 Chico High, Chico
HS Grads: 397, First-time Frosh: 291
 Paradise Senior High, Paradise
HS Grads: 268, First-time Frosh: 189
 Oroville High, Oroville
HS Grads: 247, First-time Frosh: 166
 Las Plumas High, Oroville
HS Grads: 242, First-time Frosh: 136
 Gridley High, Gridley
HS Grads: 97, First-time Frosh: 54
 Durham High, Durham
HS Grads: 80, First-time Frosh: 61
 Learning Community Charter, Oroville
HS Grads: 52, First-time Frosh: 15
 Challenge Charter High, Oroville
HS Grads: 35, First-time Frosh: 19
 Biggs High, Biggs
HS Grads: N/A, First-time Frosh: 39