(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
74.5%
N=94
Gender
%
FEMALE
80.8
MALE
66.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
75.6
20-24
0.0
*
25-39
100.0
*
40 OR OVER
N/A
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
100.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
0.0
*
ASIAN
80.0
FILIPINO
33.3
*
HISPANIC
75.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
72.4
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
72.9%
N=694
Gender
%
FEMALE
72.1
MALE
73.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
74.4
20-24
64.5
25-39
71.4
40 OR OVER
78.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
80.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
72.7
ASIAN
57.9
FILIPINO
80.0
HISPANIC
70.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
78.3
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OVERALL
73.1%
N=788
Gender
%
FEMALE
73.1
MALE
72.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
74.6
20-24
63.2
25-39
72.1
40 OR OVER
78.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
84.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
66.7
ASIAN
65.5
FILIPINO
69.2
HISPANIC
71.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
77.2
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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: 88%
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 94 Students 694 Students 788
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 52 Female 409 Female 461
Male 42 Male 283 Male 325
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 90 Less than 20 years old 484 Less than 20 years old 574
20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old 95
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 86
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 33
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American 13
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 12
Asian 10 Asian 19 Asian 29
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 13
Hispanic 33 Hispanic 388 Hispanic 421
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 29 White 138 White 167
*: 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: 88%
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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
30.3%
N=524
Gender
%
FEMALE
33.6
MALE
24.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
32.2
20-24
28.1
25-39
32.3
40 OR OVER
24.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
40.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
16.7
*
ASIAN
33.3
*
FILIPINO
75.0
*
HISPANIC
30.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
35.6
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REMEDIAL ENGLISH
38.5%
N=1,087
Gender
%
FEMALE
43.3
MALE
31.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
46.3
20-24
27.5
25-39
35.6
40 OR OVER
23.3
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
30.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
11.1
*
ASIAN
50.0
FILIPINO
52.0
HISPANIC
41.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
25.0
*
WHITE
35.5
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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
16.7%
N=60
Gender
%
FEMALE
20.0
MALE
10.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
10.0
20-24
17.6
25-39
23.8
40 OR OVER
8.3
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
0.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
50.0
*
FILIPINO
N/A
*
HISPANIC
18.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
0.0
*
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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 524 Students 1,087 Students 60
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 333 Female 652 Female 40
Male 190 Male 432 Male 20
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 208 Less than 20 years old 566 Less than 20 years old 10
20 to 24 years old 128 20 to 24 years old 240 20 to 24 years old 17
25 to 39 years old 130 25 to 39 years old 208 25 to 39 years old 21
40 or more years old 58 40 or more years old 73 40 or more years old 12
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American 13 African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian * Asian 20 Asian *
Filipino * Filipino 25 Filipino *
Hispanic 291 Hispanic 625 Hispanic 49
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 87 White 186 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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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
62.8%
N=94
Gender
%
FEMALE
69.2
MALE
54.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
63.3
20-24
0.0
*
25-39
100.0
*
40 OR OVER
N/A
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
33.3
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
60.0
FILIPINO
33.3
*
HISPANIC
66.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
51.7
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
66.9%
N=694
Gender
%
FEMALE
67.0
MALE
66.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
70.9
20-24
52.7
25-39
61.9
40 OR OVER
60.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
60.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
54.5
ASIAN
68.4
FILIPINO
80.0
HISPANIC
66.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
66.7
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OVERALL
66.4%
N=788
Gender
%
FEMALE
67.2
MALE
65.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
69.7
20-24
51.6
25-39
62.8
40 OR OVER
60.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
53.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
58.3
ASIAN
65.5
FILIPINO
69.2
HISPANIC
66.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
64.1
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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: 88%
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 94 Students 694 Students 788
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 52 Female 409 Female 461
Male 42 Male 283 Male 325
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 90 Less than 20 years old 484 Less than 20 years old 574
20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old 95
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 86
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 33
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American 13
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 12
Asian 10 Asian 19 Asian 29
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 13
Hispanic 33 Hispanic 388 Hispanic 421
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 29 White 138 White 167
*: 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: 88%
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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
79.8%
N=94
Gender
%
FEMALE
82.7
MALE
76.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
82.2
20-24
0.0
*
25-39
50.0
*
40 OR OVER
N/A
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
100.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
100.0
FILIPINO
66.7
*
HISPANIC
81.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
75.9
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
38.8%
N=694
Gender
%
FEMALE
39.9
MALE
37.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
43.4
20-24
24.7
25-39
26.2
40 OR OVER
42.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
60.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
27.3
ASIAN
26.3
FILIPINO
60.0
HISPANIC
38.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
40.6
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OVERALL
43.7%
N=788
Gender
%
FEMALE
44.7
MALE
42.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
49.5
20-24
24.2
25-39
26.7
40 OR OVER
42.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
69.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
33.3
ASIAN
51.7
FILIPINO
61.5
HISPANIC
41.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
46.7
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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: 88%
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 94 Students 694 Students 788
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 52 Female 409 Female 461
Male 42 Male 283 Male 325
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 90 Less than 20 years old 484 Less than 20 years old 574
20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old 95
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 86
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 33
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American 13
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 12
Asian 10 Asian 19 Asian 29
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 13
Hispanic 33 Hispanic 388 Hispanic 421
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 29 White 138 White 167
*: 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: 88%
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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
43.1%
N=445
Gender
%
FEMALE
47.7
MALE
37.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
48.7
20-24
47.4
25-39
33.9
40 OR OVER
39.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
44.4
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
33.3
*
ASIAN
0.0
*
FILIPINO
70.0
HISPANIC
43.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
40.6
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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 445
GENDER
Female 239
Male 206
AGE
Less than 20 years old 152
20 to 24 years old 114
25 to 39 years old 115
40 or more years old 64
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian *
Filipino 10
Hispanic 224
Pacific Islander *
White 101
*: 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 5,036
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 60.4% African American 1.2%
Male 39.5% American Indian/Alaska Native 0.7%
Unknown 0.1% Asian 1.7%
AGE Filipino 1.9%
Less than 20 years old 31.0% Hispanic 74.3%
20 to 24 years old 35.9% Pacific Islander 0.1%
25 to 39 years old 24.8% White 17.8%
40 or more years old 8.3% Two or more Races 2.2%
Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.2%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 3,022.5
Credit Sections 812
Non-Credit Sections 5
Median Credit Section Size 30
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 65.8%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 59.2%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 874:1
* Insufficient data
** No data

Porterville College, established in 1927, is in the city of Porterville and is a part of the Kern Community College District. In the San Joaquin Valley, the 60-acre campus is closely linked to its local agricultural community and has developed internships and work-study programs to allow students to acquire practical knowledge of the industry.

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District: Kern

Students: 5,036

County: Kern

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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
+10.1%
N=224
Disciplines with the highest enrollment
Median % Change
Total N
Administration of Justice
Child Development/Early Care and Education
Child Development Administration and Management
Information Technology, General
Licensed Vocational Nursing
Human Services
Emergency Medical Services
Plant Science
Infants and Toddlers
Fire Technology
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22.7%
39
27.3%
28
-3.0%
26
1.9%
24
24.3%
24
16.4%
14
-11.4%
11
73.4%
11
-3.4%
11
56.1%
10
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Median Earnings Change
+10.1%
N=224
Gender
Median % Change
Total N
FEMALE
MALE
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3.3%
142
23.6%
80
Age
Median % Change
Total N
Under 20
20-24
25-39
40 OR OVER
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120.0%
23
51.8%
71
0.4%
93
-5.8%
37
Ethnicity/Race
Median % Change
Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE
ASIAN
FILIPINO
HISPANIC
PACIFIC ISLANDER
WHITE
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-4.4%
*
-59.0%
*
85.4%
*
24.3%
*
12.5%
150
N/A
N/A
7.1%
57
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.