2018 Student Success Scorecard

Los Angeles Southwest College

In 1967, Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC) opened its doors with 600 students and 22 full-time faculty members in the southern part of Los Angeles. The college offers an array of programs to meet community needs – college transfer, occupational, general education, transitional, continuing, community services and joint programs.

College Profile
Remedial / ESL
Transfer Level Achievement
Persistence
30 Units
Degree Transfer
Career Technical Education
Career Development/College Preparation
SkillsBuilder
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College Profile

The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2016-17 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2011-12.

Total Students
12,803

Gender Rate
Female 68.9%
Male 31.1%
Unknown 0.0%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 17.3%
20 to 24 years old 25.3%
25 to 39 years old 34.4%
40 or more years old 23.0%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 41.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 1.5%
Filipino 0.7%
Hispanic 49.7%
Pacific Islander 0.3%
White 2.1%
Two or more Races 2.2%
Unknown 2.1%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 5,376.6
Credit Sections 1,226
Non-Credit Sections 177
Median Credit Section Size 31
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 64.2%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 71.9%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 1,372:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Students11,87313,96112,28212,95912,803
Gender
Female68.4%68.5%67.9%68.6%68.9%
Male31.6%31.5%32.1%31.4%31.1%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Age
Less than 20 years old22.9%23.3%16.0%17.0%17.3%
20 to 24 years old23.2%23.5%26.4%25.5%25.3%
25 to 39 years old30.8%30.9%33.8%34.7%34.4%
40 or more years old23.1%22.3%23.7%22.8%23.0%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American44.6%43.9%44.4%42.3%41.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.1%
Asian1.5%1.4%1.7%1.5%1.5%
Filipino0.5%0.6%0.6%0.6%0.7%
Hispanic47.2%46.9%46.6%49.2%49.7%
Pacific Islander0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.3%
White1.4%1.8%1.8%1.8%2.1%
Two or more Races1.5%2.0%2.1%2.2%2.2%
Unknown2.8%3.1%2.3%2.1%2.1%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students4,899.75,149.55,428.25,703.25,376.6
Credit Sections9711,1091,0481,2121,226
Non-Credit Sections116133131171177
Median Credit Section Size3435333331
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty65.0%61.0%58.7%60.3%64.2%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**51.1%*65.0%*71.2%*71.9%*
Student Counseling Ratio800:1680:1510:1482:11,372:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2011-12 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2016-17 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

39.9% N=366
Gender Rate N
Female 46.2 247
Male 26.9 119
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 43.0 100
20-24 41.3 121
25-39 39.6 106
40 OR OVER 28.2 39
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 34.8 210
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 45.5 121
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 80.0 *

Remedial English

39.6%
N=603
Gender Rate N
Female 41.5 395
Male 36.1 208
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 46.4 196
20-24 31.9 185
25-39 40.1 152
40 OR OVER 40.0 70
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 35.6 368
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 66.7 *
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 45.9 181
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 42.9 *

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

23.3%
N=43
Gender Rate N
Female 22.6 31
Male 25.0 12
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 0.0 *
20-24 11.1 *
25-39 35.7 14
40 OR OVER 26.7 15
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 12
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 0.0 *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 29.6 27
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 100.0 *

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Transfer Level Achievement

The percent of first-time students in 2015-16 who complete 6 units and attempt any Math or English in their first year who complete a transfer-level course in Math or English in their first or second year.

Transfer Level Achievement Math

  1-Year 2-Year
  5.9% N=421 15.2% N=421
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 3.6 250 11.2 250
Male 9.4 171 21.1 171
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 6.9 262 18.7 262
20-24 5.4 74 9.5 74
25-39 3.4 58 12.1 58
40 OR OVER 3.7 27 3.7 27
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 1.0 210 8.1 210
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
ASIAN 75.0 * 75.0 *
FILIPINO 0.0 * 25.0 *
HISPANIC 10.4 182 23.1 182
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 0.0 * 0.0 *

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  21.6% N=421 42.8% N=421
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 22.0 250 45.2 250
Male 21.1 171 39.2 171
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 24.8 262 44.3 262
20-24 13.5 74 36.5 74
25-39 20.7 58 53.4 58
40 OR OVER 14.8 27 22.2 27
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 14.3 210 37.1 210
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
ASIAN 50.0 * 75.0 *
FILIPINO 50.0 * 100.0 *
HISPANIC 29.1 182 47.8 182
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 100.0 *
WHITE 0.0 * 0.0 *

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

55.0% N=40
Gender Rate N
Female 48.0 25
Male 66.7 15
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 51.6 31
20-24 50.0 *
25-39 80.0 *
40 OR OVER 50.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 57.9 19
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 55.6 18
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE N/A *

Persistence Unprepared For College

72.4%
N=492
Gender Rate N
Female 69.8 295
Male 76.1 197
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.9 320
20-24 59.7 *
25-39 76.4 *
40 OR OVER 88.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 74.2 267
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO N/A *
HISPANIC 66.8 184
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 100.0 *

Persistence Overall

71.1%
N=532
Gender Rate N
Female 68.1 320
Male 75.5 212
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.1 351
20-24 59.4 69
25-39 76.7 60
40 OR OVER 86.5 52
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 73.1 286
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 65.8 202
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 100.0 *

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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30 Units

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

55.0% N=40
Gender Rate N
Female 52.0 25
Male 60.0 15
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 51.6 31
20-24 50.0 *
25-39 100.0 *
40 OR OVER 0.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 57.9 19
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 50.0 18
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE N/A *

30 Units Unprepared For College

63.2%
N=492
Gender Rate N
Female 63.7 295
Male 62.4 197
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 66.3 320
20-24 43.3 *
25-39 67.3 *
40 OR OVER 66.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 58.1 267
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO N/A *
HISPANIC 69.0 184
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 60.0 *

30 Units Overall

62.6%
N=532
Gender Rate N
Female 62.8 320
Male 62.3 212
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 65.0 351
20-24 43.5 69
25-39 70.0 60
40 OR OVER 63.5 52
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 58.0 286
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 67.3 202
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 60.0 *

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Degree Transfer - Completion

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

45.0% N=40
Gender Rate N
Female 44.0 25
Male 46.7 15
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 48.4 31
20-24 50.0 *
25-39 40.0 *
40 OR OVER 0.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 42.1 19
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 55.6 18
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE N/A *

Persistence Unprepared For College

31.5%
N=492
Gender Rate N
Female 30.2 295
Male 33.5 197
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 29.7 320
20-24 25.4 *
25-39 38.2 *
40 OR OVER 44.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 30.7 267
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 25.0 *
FILIPINO N/A *
HISPANIC 32.1 184
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 20.0 *

Persistence Overall

32.5%
N=532
Gender Rate N
Female 31.3 320
Male 34.4 212
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 31.3 351
20-24 26.1 69
25-39 38.3 60
40 OR OVER 42.3 52
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 31.5 286
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 25.0 *
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 34.2 202
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 20.0 *

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Career Technical Education

Percentage of students completing more than eight units in courses classified as career technical education (or apprenticeship ) in a single discipline for the first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

56.4% N=397
Gender Rate N
Female 57.5 275
Male 54.1 122
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 55.4 56
20-24 59.4 101
25-39 53.8 143
40 OR OVER 57.7 97
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 52.7 203
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 78.6 14
FILIPINO 87.5 *
HISPANIC 58.8 131
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 53.3 15

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit)

Percentage of students tracked for six years through 2016-17, who started first time in 2011-12 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit) Overall

9.7% N=774
Gender Rate N
Female 9.6 512
Male 9.9 262
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 21.5 107
20-24 13.0 108
25-39 9.8 204
40 OR OVER 5.1 355
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 18.5 195
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 5.8 554
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE N/A N/A

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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SkillsBuilder

The median percentage change in wages for students who completed higher level CTE coursework in 2014-2015 and left the system without receiving any type of traditional outcome such as transfer to a four year college or completion of a degree or certificate.

Career Builder - Mediam Earnings Change

+23.6% N=155
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Child Development/Early Care and Education 13.2% 64
Business Management 25.0% 23
Administration of Justice 57.6% 22
Business Administration 24.5% 15
Information Technology, General 106.3% 14
Management Development and Supervision 12.3%
Electronics and Electric Technology 439.9%
Sign Language Interpreting 23.6%
Registered Nursing 22.6%
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications 103.7%

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 23.8% 122
Male 18.3% 33
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 27.4% *
20-24 83.5% 36
25-39 24.5% 62
40 OR OVER 12.9% 55
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 24.5% 93
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0% *
ASIAN 385.6% *
FILIPINO 64.5% *
HISPANIC 15.9% 50
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0% *
WHITE 21.1% *

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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