(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
51.4%
N=37
Gender
%
FEMALE
75.0
MALE
40.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
59.1
20-24
0.0
*
25-39
57.1
*
40 OR OVER
40.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
33.3
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
N/A
*
FILIPINO
0.0
*
HISPANIC
53.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
61.5
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
58.4%
N=221
Gender
%
FEMALE
57.5
MALE
59.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
53.0
20-24
65.4
25-39
60.4
40 OR OVER
69.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
61.5
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
66.7
*
ASIAN
33.3
*
FILIPINO
50.0
*
HISPANIC
56.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
62.7
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OVERALL
57.4%
N=258
Gender
%
FEMALE
59.6
MALE
56.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
54.0
20-24
60.7
25-39
60.0
40 OR OVER
64.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
58.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
71.4
*
ASIAN
33.3
*
FILIPINO
40.0
*
HISPANIC
55.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
62.5
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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: 86%
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 37 Students 221 Students 258
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 12 Female 87 Female 99
Male 25 Male 132 Male 157
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 22 Less than 20 years old 117 Less than 20 years old 139
20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old 28
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 55
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 34
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American 29
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian * Asian * Asian *
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino *
Hispanic 15 Hispanic 112 Hispanic 127
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 13 White 51 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.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 86%
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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
19.5%
N=370
Gender
%
FEMALE
16.1
MALE
21.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
23.4
20-24
9.5
25-39
27.0
40 OR OVER
12.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
17.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
27.3
ASIAN
50.0
*
FILIPINO
33.3
*
HISPANIC
19.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
17.5
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REMEDIAL ENGLISH
23.8%
N=256
Gender
%
FEMALE
28.9
MALE
20.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
35.4
20-24
10.3
25-39
20.0
40 OR OVER
29.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
18.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
33.3
*
ASIAN
25.0
*
FILIPINO
33.3
*
HISPANIC
24.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
26.5
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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
0.0%
N=17
Gender
%
FEMALE
0.0
MALE
0.0
*
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Age
%
UNDER 20
0.0
*
20-24
N/A
*
25-39
0.0
*
40 OR OVER
0.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
N/A
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
N/A
*
FILIPINO
N/A
*
HISPANIC
0.0
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
REMEDIAL MATH REMEDIAL ENGLISH ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
Students 370 Students 256 Students 17
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 124 Female 97 Female 10
Male 245 Male 159 Male *
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 77 Less than 20 years old 79 Less than 20 years old *
20 to 24 years old 84 20 to 24 years old 58 20 to 24 years old *
25 to 39 years old 137 25 to 39 years old 80 25 to 39 years old *
40 or more years old 71 40 or more years old 37 40 or more years old 11
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 84 African American 48 African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native 11 American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian * Asian * Asian *
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino *
Hispanic 136 Hispanic 121 Hispanic 17
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 103 White 49 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
51.4%
N=37
Gender
%
FEMALE
66.7
MALE
44.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
59.1
20-24
0.0
*
25-39
57.1
*
40 OR OVER
20.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
0.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
N/A
*
FILIPINO
0.0
*
HISPANIC
80.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
30.8
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
53.4%
N=221
Gender
%
FEMALE
51.7
MALE
55.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
56.4
20-24
34.6
25-39
50.0
40 OR OVER
65.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
42.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
33.3
*
ASIAN
66.7
*
FILIPINO
50.0
*
HISPANIC
55.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
54.9
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OVERALL
53.1%
N=258
Gender
%
FEMALE
53.5
MALE
53.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
56.8
20-24
32.1
25-39
50.9
40 OR OVER
58.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
37.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
42.9
*
ASIAN
66.7
*
FILIPINO
40.0
*
HISPANIC
58.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
50.0
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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: 86%
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 37 Students 221 Students 258
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 12 Female 87 Female 99
Male 25 Male 132 Male 157
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 22 Less than 20 years old 117 Less than 20 years old 139
20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old 28
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 55
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 34
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American 29
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian * Asian * Asian *
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino *
Hispanic 15 Hispanic 112 Hispanic 127
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 13 White 51 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.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 86%
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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
40.5%
N=37
Gender
%
FEMALE
66.7
MALE
28.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
54.5
20-24
0.0
*
25-39
28.6
*
40 OR OVER
20.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
0.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
N/A
*
FILIPINO
0.0
*
HISPANIC
53.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
38.5
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
26.7%
N=221
Gender
%
FEMALE
25.3
MALE
27.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
33.3
20-24
3.8
25-39
20.8
40 OR OVER
31.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
26.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
16.7
*
ASIAN
33.3
*
FILIPINO
50.0
*
HISPANIC
29.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
19.6
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OVERALL
28.7%
N=258
Gender
%
FEMALE
30.3
MALE
27.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
36.7
20-24
3.6
25-39
21.8
40 OR OVER
29.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
24.1
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
28.6
*
ASIAN
33.3
*
FILIPINO
40.0
*
HISPANIC
32.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
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
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 86%
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 37 Students 221 Students 258
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 12 Female 87 Female 99
Male 25 Male 132 Male 157
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 22 Less than 20 years old 117 Less than 20 years old 139
20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old 28
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 55
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 34
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American 29
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian * Asian * Asian *
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino *
Hispanic 15 Hispanic 112 Hispanic 127
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 13 White 51 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.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 86%
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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
39.5%
N=461
Gender
%
FEMALE
42.3
MALE
38.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
58.3
20-24
41.9
25-39
36.6
40 OR OVER
29.9
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
40.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
33.3
*
ASIAN
46.7
FILIPINO
40.0
*
HISPANIC
45.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
34.1
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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 461
GENDER
Female 78
Male 382
AGE
Less than 20 years old 72
20 to 24 years old 74
25 to 39 years old 216
40 or more years old 97
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 57
American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 15
Filipino *
Hispanic 161
Pacific Islander *
White 185
*: 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
1.5%
N=533
Gender
%
FEMALE
1.3
MALE
1.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
3.6
20-24
1.6
25-39
2.5
40 OR OVER
0.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
N/A
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
0.0
*
FILIPINO
N/A
*
HISPANIC
1.4
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 533
GENDER
Female 308
Male 224
AGE
Less than 20 years old 28
20 to 24 years old 64
25 to 39 years old 240
40 or more years old 190
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian *
Filipino *
Hispanic 518
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 5,554
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 26.2% African American 9.7%
Male 73.5% American Indian/Alaska Native 1.0%
Unknown 0.3% Asian 3.3%
AGE Filipino 1.9%
Less than 20 years old 8.1% Hispanic 38.0%
20 to 24 years old 9.3% Pacific Islander 0.6%
25 to 39 years old 37.9% White 39.1%
40 or more years old 44.4% Two or more Races 1.9%
Unknown 0.4% Unknown 4.5%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 1,844.6
Credit Sections 979
Non-Credit Sections 92
Median Credit Section Size 18
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 77.0%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 55.1%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 2,087:1
* Insufficient data
** No data

Palo Verde College , founded in 1947, is on the banks of the Colorado River in the Palo Verde Valley, 165 miles west of Phoenix, 110 miles east of Palm Springs, and 100 miles north of Yuma. Students of all ages and backgrounds attend from early morning to late evening and weekends to take advantage of a wide variety of courses. By 1973, the instructional program expanded to include vocational/technical, developmental, and continuing education courses. In 2001 the college began classes on its 200-acre campus.

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District: Palo Verde

Students: 5,554

County: Riverside

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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
+7.5%
N=506
Disciplines with the highest enrollment
Median % Change
Total N
Fire Technology
Environmental Technology
Administration of Justice
Emergency Medical Services
Child Development/Early Care and Education
Licensed Vocational Nursing
Welding Technology
Accounting
Information Technology, General
Health Information Technology
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3.2%
295
18.9%
123
37.5%
21
25.0%
18
33.0%
13
-19.1%
12
79.5%
11
-36.6%
*
22.3%
*
36.9%
*
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Median Earnings Change
+7.5%
N=506
Gender
Median % Change
Total N
FEMALE
MALE
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9.1%
60
7.5%
444
Age
Median % Change
Total N
Under 20
20-24
25-39
40 OR OVER
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222.5%
18
37.1%
25
10.9%
245
2.3%
208
Ethnicity/Race
Median % Change
Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE
ASIAN
FILIPINO
HISPANIC
PACIFIC ISLANDER
WHITE
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1.0%
13
6.5%
*
3.9%
19
8.8%
12
15.6%
103
25.3%
*
8.0%
246
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.