2017 Student Success Scorecard

Cerritos College

Cerritos College, founded in 1955, covers a 52-square-mile area of southeastern Los Angeles County in Norwalk. In 2007, the college launched a capital campaign to build the Southland/Cerritos Center for Transportation Technologies, a world-class automotive training center. As one of California’s 10 advanced transportation centers, the college plans on establishing a new alternative fuels demonstration lab in response to the increased number of alternative vehicle fuel sales in the state. Cerritos College, named after Rancho Los Cerritos, a ranch that served prominently in the region in the 19th century, is a two-year institution offering associate degrees and various certificates or transfer credits, which can generally be applied toward the University of California and California State University systems.

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

The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2015-16 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2010-11.

Total Students
31,005

Gender Rate
Female 52.2%
Male 45.9%
Unknown 1.9%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 23.1%
20 to 24 years old 35.9%
25 to 39 years old 28.5%
40 or more years old 12.5%
Unknown 0.1%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 2.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4.9%
Asian 7.4%
Filipino 1.5%
Hispanic 68.5%
Pacific Islander 0.6%
White 5.9%
Two or more Races 1.1%
Unknown 7.4%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 17,740.8
Credit Sections 6,754
Non-Credit Sections 687
Median Credit Section Size 26
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 55.9%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 54.7%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 789:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Students**29,99230,41731,20731,005
Gender
Female**53.7%53.7%53.3%52.2%
Male**44.5%44.5%45.1%45.9%
Unknown**1.8%1.7%1.7%1.9%
Age
Less than 20 years old**24.7%24.3%23.8%23.1%
20 to 24 years old**36.8%36.5%36.3%35.9%
25 to 39 years old**25.1%25.6%27.1%28.5%
40 or more years old**13.3%13.5%12.7%12.5%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.1%
Ethnicity/Race
African American**7.6%7.6%4.6%2.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native**0.3%0.3%3.1%4.9%
Asian**7.4%7.0%7.1%7.4%
Filipino**3.0%2.8%2.2%1.5%
Hispanic**61.1%64.6%66.8%68.5%
Pacific Islander**0.5%0.4%0.5%0.6%
White**11.4%10.6%8.0%5.9%
Two or more Races**1.4%1.6%1.4%1.1%
Unknown**7.3%5.1%6.2%7.4%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students**16,027.516,863.517,790.317,740.8
Credit Sections**5,9836,3606,6946,754
Non-Credit Sections**507437607687
Median Credit Section Size**29282726
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty**66.3%62.9%59.5%55.9%
Percentage of First-Generation Students****56.1%*55.0%*54.7%
Student Counseling Ratio**829:1887:1492:1789:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2010-11 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2015-16 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

28.7% N=2,583
Gender Rate N
Female 29.7 1,453
Male 27.5 1,077
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 30.7 1,484
20-24 27.7 640
25-39 24.6 345
40 OR OVER 21.1 114
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 19.2 239
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 14.3 *
ASIAN 35.8 67
FILIPINO 52.1 48
HISPANIC 29.7 1,723
PACIFIC ISLANDER 16.7 12
WHITE 28.5 179

Remedial English

52.1%
N=3,278
Gender Rate N
Female 54.4 1,778
Male 48.8 1,428
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 56.6 2,157
20-24 43.8 680
25-39 41.8 342
40 OR OVER 46.5 99
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 45.5 286
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 67.3 156
FILIPINO 60.0 85
HISPANIC 51.1 2,188
PACIFIC ISLANDER 61.1 18
WHITE 52.2 161

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

39.3%
N=239
Gender Rate N
Female 46.2 158
Male 25.0 72
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 47.5 40
20-24 36.4 55
25-39 42.1 76
40 OR OVER 33.8 68
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 15.8 19
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 56.9 58
FILIPINO 33.3 *
HISPANIC 35.5 121
PACIFIC ISLANDER 25.0 *
WHITE 44.4 18

*: 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 2014-15 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
  6.3% N=2,621 11.6% N=2,621
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 5.1 1,423 10.1 1,423
Male 7.8 1,163 13.2 1,163
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 6.7 2,247 12.2 2,247
20-24 4.4 252 8.3 252
25-39 1.0 104 4.8 104
40 OR OVER 11.8 17 11.8 17
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 8.3 72 15.3 72
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 4.8 104 9.6 104
ASIAN 19.2 146 32.9 146
FILIPINO 16.7 48 33.3 48
HISPANIC 4.8 2,042 9.0 2,042
PACIFIC ISLANDER 5.6 18 11.1 18
WHITE 11.1 72 15.3 72

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  25.4% N=2,621 49.3% N=2,621
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 26.6 1,423 52.4 1,423
Male 23.4 1,163 45.0 1,163
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 26.3 2,247 50.5 2,247
20-24 19.0 252 38.1 252
25-39 24.0 104 51.9 104
40 OR OVER 5.9 17 29.4 17
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 30.6 72 48.6 72
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 20.2 104 40.4 104
ASIAN 37.7 146 63.0 146
FILIPINO 39.6 48 70.8 48
HISPANIC 24.0 2,042 47.9 2,042
PACIFIC ISLANDER 22.2 18 61.1 18
WHITE 30.6 72 55.6 72

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

82.9% N=345
Gender Rate N
Female 82.5 166
Male 83.3 174
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 83.6 311
20-24 78.9 19
25-39 100.0 *
40 OR OVER 42.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 81.3 16
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 83.3 36
FILIPINO 95.0 20
HISPANIC 83.1 195
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 77.6 49

Persistence Unprepared For College

77.1%
N=2,761
Gender Rate N
Female 77.8 1,469
Male 76.0 1,226
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.1 2,299
20-24 67.5 274
25-39 74.1 *
40 OR OVER 93.3 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.0 214
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 80.0 *
ASIAN 82.5 137
FILIPINO 81.8 77
HISPANIC 77.1 2,035
PACIFIC ISLANDER 73.7 *
WHITE 79.2 149

Persistence Overall

77.7%
N=3,106
Gender Rate N
Female 78.3 1,635
Male 76.9 1,400
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.7 2,610
20-24 68.3 293
25-39 75.5 151
40 OR OVER 86.5 52
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.7 230
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 85.7 *
ASIAN 82.7 173
FILIPINO 84.5 97
HISPANIC 77.7 2,230
PACIFIC ISLANDER 71.4 21
WHITE 78.8 198

*: 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 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

79.1% N=345
Gender Rate N
Female 77.1 166
Male 81.6 174
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 81.4 311
20-24 52.6 19
25-39 87.5 *
40 OR OVER 42.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 56.3 16
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 77.8 36
FILIPINO 80.0 20
HISPANIC 82.1 195
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 77.6 49

30 Units Unprepared For College

68.9%
N=2,761
Gender Rate N
Female 71.0 1,469
Male 67.0 1,226
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.2 2,299
20-24 60.6 274
25-39 63.6 *
40 OR OVER 68.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 61.7 214
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 80.0 *
ASIAN 80.3 137
FILIPINO 83.1 77
HISPANIC 68.7 2,035
PACIFIC ISLANDER 68.4 *
WHITE 61.7 149

30 Units Overall

70.1%
N=3,106
Gender Rate N
Female 71.6 1,635
Male 68.8 1,400
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.6 2,610
20-24 60.1 293
25-39 64.9 151
40 OR OVER 65.4 52
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 61.3 230
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 85.7 *
ASIAN 79.8 173
FILIPINO 82.5 97
HISPANIC 69.9 2,230
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 21
WHITE 65.7 198

*: 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 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

69.9% N=345
Gender Rate N
Female 73.5 166
Male 66.7 174
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 72.3 311
20-24 47.4 19
25-39 75.0 *
40 OR OVER 14.3 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 62.5 16
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 88.9 36
FILIPINO 65.0 20
HISPANIC 66.7 195
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 65.3 49

Persistence Unprepared For College

39.4%
N=2,761
Gender Rate N
Female 40.4 1,469
Male 38.4 1,226
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 41.3 2,299
20-24 29.9 274
25-39 28.7 *
40 OR OVER 35.6 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 43.9 214
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 *
ASIAN 54.0 137
FILIPINO 57.1 77
HISPANIC 37.8 2,035
PACIFIC ISLANDER 36.8 *
WHITE 34.9 149

Persistence Overall

42.8%
N=3,106
Gender Rate N
Female 43.8 1,635
Male 41.9 1,400
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 45.0 2,610
20-24 31.1 293
25-39 31.1 151
40 OR OVER 32.7 52
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 45.2 230
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 71.4 *
ASIAN 61.3 173
FILIPINO 58.8 97
HISPANIC 40.4 2,230
PACIFIC ISLANDER 42.9 21
WHITE 42.4 198

*: 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 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

54.2% N=2,252
Gender Rate N
Female 58.8 1,200
Male 49.2 1,009
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 61.6 757
20-24 58.3 665
25-39 47.1 597
40 OR OVER 36.9 233
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 50.6 170
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 57.1 *
ASIAN 63.9 208
FILIPINO 65.9 82
HISPANIC 53.2 1,196
PACIFIC ISLANDER 40.0 10
WHITE 47.7 373

*: 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 2015-16, who started first time in 2010-11 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

3.2% N=344
Gender Rate N
Female 3.8 210
Male 1.7 120
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 4.8 21
20-24 1.7 58
25-39 4.2 118
40 OR OVER 2.7 146
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 8.0 25
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 2.7 292
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 6.3 16

*: 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 2013-2014 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

+25.2% N=1,369
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Business Management 15.8% 352
Accounting 42.0% 133
Child Development/Early Care and Education 33.2% 110
Marketing and Distribution 9.2% 77
Administration of Justice 72.4% 76
Plastics and Composites 23.9% 74
Automotive Technology 97.0% 72
Business Administration 17.8% 65
Machining and Machine Tools 16.4% 49
Paralegal 25.3% 47

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 23.1% 628
Male 26.2% 715
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 185.2% 77
20-24 64.9% 404
25-39 18.9% 624
40 OR OVER 8.4% 264
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 10.2% 102
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 37.2% *
ASIAN 32.1% 110
FILIPINO 23.3% 39
HISPANIC 29.4% 809
PACIFIC ISLANDER 38.2% *
WHITE 16.0% 237

*: 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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