(no rates, less than 6 years of data)
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Persistence
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.
COLLEGE PREPARED
74.6%
N=523
Gender
%
FEMALE
77.3
MALE
72.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
76.0
20-24
61.9
25-39
71.4
40 OR OVER
62.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
81.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
60.0
FILIPINO
100.0
*
HISPANIC
89.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
74.6
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
74.9%
N=716
Gender
%
FEMALE
75.7
MALE
75.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
74.4
20-24
71.7
25-39
78.3
40 OR OVER
85.3
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
68.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
*
ASIAN
75.8
FILIPINO
80.0
HISPANIC
75.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
33.3
*
WHITE
73.1
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OVERALL
74.7%
N=1,239
Gender
%
FEMALE
76.3
MALE
74.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
75.1
20-24
69.1
25-39
76.7
40 OR OVER
78.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
74.1
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
66.7
*
ASIAN
67.4
FILIPINO
85.0
HISPANIC
80.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
60.0
*
WHITE
73.8
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 58%
COLLEGE PREPARED: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was college level
UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was remedial level
OVERALL: Student attempted any level of Math or English in the first three years
COLLEGE PREPARED UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE OVERALL
Students 523 Students 716 Students 1,239
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 238 Female 345 Female 583
Male 272 Male 358 Male 630
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 470 Less than 20 years old 575 Less than 20 years old 1,045
20 to 24 years old 21 20 to 24 years old 60 20 to 24 years old 81
25 to 39 years old 14 25 to 39 years old 46 25 to 39 years old 60
40 or more years old 16 40 or more years old 34 40 or more years old 50
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 11 African American 16 African American 27
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 70 Asian 62 Asian 132
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 20
Hispanic 65 Hispanic 145 Hispanic 210
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 244 White 275 White 519
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 58%
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Remedial/ESL
Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2014-15 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2009-10 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.
REMEDIAL MATH
44.7%
N=876
Gender
%
FEMALE
49.9
MALE
39.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
47.6
20-24
42.9
25-39
42.0
40 OR OVER
39.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
25.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
40.0
*
ASIAN
59.6
FILIPINO
61.5
HISPANIC
43.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
46.5
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REMEDIAL ENGLISH
52.7%
N=787
Gender
%
FEMALE
56.9
MALE
49.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
59.9
20-24
46.5
25-39
44.2
40 OR OVER
25.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
31.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
20.0
*
ASIAN
57.7
FILIPINO
53.8
HISPANIC
44.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
59.5
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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
22.2%
N=225
Gender
%
FEMALE
21.0
MALE
26.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
57.1
20-24
51.6
25-39
16.7
40 OR OVER
9.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
0.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
25.4
FILIPINO
N/A
*
HISPANIC
18.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
23.4
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
REMEDIAL MATH REMEDIAL ENGLISH ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
Students 876 Students 787 Students 225
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 443 Female 385 Female 162
Male 419 Male 390 Male 61
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 435 Less than 20 years old 469 Less than 20 years old 21
20 to 24 years old 217 20 to 24 years old 159 20 to 24 years old 31
25 to 39 years old 143 25 to 39 years old 104 25 to 39 years old 84
40 or more years old 81 40 or more years old 55 40 or more years old 89
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 44 African American 44 African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 57 Asian 71 Asian 63
Filipino 13 Filipino 13 Filipino *
Hispanic 190 Hispanic 182 Hispanic 22
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 370 White 296 White 64
*: 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 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who achieved at least 30 units.
COLLEGE PREPARED
65.6%
N=523
Gender
%
FEMALE
66.8
MALE
63.6
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Age
%
UNDER 20
67.2
20-24
47.6
25-39
64.3
40 OR OVER
43.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
63.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
50.0
FILIPINO
60.0
*
HISPANIC
75.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
66.4
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
71.1%
N=716
Gender
%
FEMALE
74.8
MALE
68.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
72.7
20-24
63.3
25-39
65.2
40 OR OVER
64.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
50.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
*
ASIAN
80.6
FILIPINO
86.7
HISPANIC
65.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
33.3
*
WHITE
71.3
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OVERALL
68.8%
N=1,239
Gender
%
FEMALE
71.5
MALE
66.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
70.2
20-24
59.3
25-39
65.0
40 OR OVER
58.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
55.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
66.7
*
ASIAN
64.4
FILIPINO
80.0
HISPANIC
68.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
40.0
*
WHITE
69.0
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 58%
COLLEGE PREPARED: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was college level
UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was remedial level
OVERALL: Student attempted any level of Math or English in the first three years
COLLEGE PREPARED UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE OVERALL
Students 523 Students 716 Students 1,239
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 238 Female 345 Female 583
Male 272 Male 358 Male 630
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 470 Less than 20 years old 575 Less than 20 years old 1,045
20 to 24 years old 21 20 to 24 years old 60 20 to 24 years old 81
25 to 39 years old 14 25 to 39 years old 46 25 to 39 years old 60
40 or more years old 16 40 or more years old 34 40 or more years old 50
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 11 African American 16 African American 27
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 70 Asian 62 Asian 132
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 20
Hispanic 65 Hispanic 145 Hispanic 210
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 244 White 275 White 519
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 58%
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Completion
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.
COLLEGE PREPARED
69.2%
N=523
Gender
%
FEMALE
74.8
MALE
64.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
71.3
20-24
47.6
25-39
50.0
40 OR OVER
56.3
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
45.5
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
*
ASIAN
82.9
FILIPINO
60.0
*
HISPANIC
63.1
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
67.6
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
45.4%
N=716
Gender
%
FEMALE
49.0
MALE
41.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
48.2
20-24
31.7
25-39
34.8
40 OR OVER
35.3
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
50.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
25.0
*
ASIAN
61.3
FILIPINO
66.7
HISPANIC
40.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
46.2
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OVERALL
55.4%
N=1,239
Gender
%
FEMALE
59.5
MALE
51.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
58.6
20-24
35.8
25-39
38.3
40 OR OVER
42.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
48.1
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
33.3
*
ASIAN
72.7
FILIPINO
65.0
HISPANIC
47.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
40.0
*
WHITE
56.3
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 58%
COLLEGE PREPARED: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was college level
UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was remedial level
OVERALL: Student attempted any level of Math or English in the first three years
COLLEGE PREPARED UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE OVERALL
Students 523 Students 716 Students 1,239
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 238 Female 345 Female 583
Male 272 Male 358 Male 630
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 470 Less than 20 years old 575 Less than 20 years old 1,045
20 to 24 years old 21 20 to 24 years old 60 20 to 24 years old 81
25 to 39 years old 14 25 to 39 years old 46 25 to 39 years old 60
40 or more years old 16 40 or more years old 34 40 or more years old 50
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 11 African American 16 African American 27
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 70 Asian 62 Asian 132
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 20
Hispanic 65 Hispanic 145 Hispanic 210
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 244 White 275 White 519
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 58%
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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 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.
OVERALL
49.3%
N=1,154
Gender
%
FEMALE
47.9
MALE
51.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
72.8
20-24
61.2
25-39
34.9
40 OR OVER
25.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
36.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
41.2
FILIPINO
51.9
HISPANIC
58.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
25.0
*
WHITE
50.8
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N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
OVERALL
Students 1,154
GENDER
Female 674
Male 463
AGE
Less than 20 years old 302
20 to 24 years old 286
25 to 39 years old 315
40 or more years old 251
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 22
American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 177
Filipino 27
Hispanic 152
Pacific Islander *
White 474
*: 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 2014-15, who started first time in 2009-10 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.
OVERALL
N/A
N=N/A
Gender
%
FEMALE
N/A
*
MALE
N/A
*
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Age
%
UNDER 20
N/A
*
20-24
N/A
*
25-39
N/A
*
40 OR OVER
N/A
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
N/A
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
N/A
*
FILIPINO
N/A
*
HISPANIC
N/A
*
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
N/A
*
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
OVERALL
Students *
GENDER
Female *
Male *
AGE
Less than 20 years old *
20 to 24 years old *
25 to 39 years old *
40 or more years old *
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian *
Filipino *
Hispanic *
Pacific Islander *
White *
*: 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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College Profile
The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2014-15 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2009-10.
STUDENT INFORMATION
Students 15,354
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 55.0% African American 2.6%
Male 44.2% American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Unknown 0.8% Asian 14.9%
AGE Filipino 2.2%
Less than 20 years old 24.2% Hispanic 21.2%
20 to 24 years old 28.8% Pacific Islander 0.3%
25 to 39 years old 20.2% White 42.1%
40 or more years old 26.7% Two or more Races 4.1%
Unknown 0.1% Unknown 12.4%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 7,124.0
Credit Sections 2,303
Non-Credit Sections 304
Median Credit Section Size 25
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 72.2%
Percentage of First-Generation Students **
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 453:1
* Insufficient data
** No data

West Valley College is located in the city of Saratoga on the west side of Santa Clara County, at the foot of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The college is part of the West Valley-Mission Community College District. Continuing a nearly 50-year tradition, West Valley College offers exceptional preparation for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, as well as associate degrees and career certificates. The college offers programs in health care technologies, music, interior design, and business, among others. The college is a leader in the delivery of education to a broad range of students in Silicon Valley and beyond.

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District: West Valley-Mission

Students: 15,354

County: Santa Clara

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Skills Builder
The median percentage change in wages for students who completed higher level CTE coursework in 2012-2013 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.
Median Earnings Change
+28.1%
N=568
Disciplines with the highest enrollment
Median % Change
Total N
Child Development/Early Care and Education
Accounting
Business and Commerce, General
Administration of Justice
Real Estate
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications
Paralegal
Interior Design and Merchandising
Website Design and Development
Software Applications
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13.6%
80
78.3%
78
36.8%
69
35.6%
54
24.8%
44
119.3%
42
16.5%
31
16.2%
31
19.7%
28
65.4%
28
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Median Earnings Change
+28.1%
N=568
Gender
Median % Change
Total N
FEMALE
MALE
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23.7%
354
43.0%
210
Age
Median % Change
Total N
Under 20
20-24
25-39
40 OR OVER
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92.7%
31
81.2%
197
15.8%
213
6.8%
127
Ethnicity/Race
Median % Change
Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE
ASIAN
FILIPINO
HISPANIC
PACIFIC ISLANDER
WHITE
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4.9%
16
-28.6%
*
18.7%
82
14.1%
17
35.9%
109
195.1%
*
30.5%
298
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.