2019 Student Success Scorecard

Foothill College

Foothill College was founded in 1957 as the first of two colleges in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District. The 122-acre campus in the city of Los Altos Hills also serves the communities of Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto and parts of Sunnyvale. The college is known for its award-winning architecture designed by architect Ernest Kump and landscape architect Hideo Sasaki. In addition to a variety of transfer and associate degree programs, the college offers many career advancement and training courses. Foothill prides itself on providing access to outstanding educational opportunities for all students through basic skills training, career preparation, lifelong learning or transfer.

College Profile
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 2017-18 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2012-13.

Total Students
31,234

Gender Rate
Female 51.6%
Male 47.2%
Unknown 1.2%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 22.5%
20 to 24 years old 36.9%
25 to 39 years old 28.8%
40 or more years old 11.8%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 2.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 27.6%
Filipino 3.5%
Hispanic 24.3%
Pacific Islander 0.6%
White 33.2%
Two or more Races 5.1%
Unknown 2.9%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 10,160.3
Credit Sections 4,502
Non-Credit Sections 424
Median Credit Section Size 24
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 47.7%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 26.9%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 753:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2013-142014-152015-162016-172017-18
Students28,24128,27929,67831,56531,234
Gender
Female50.6%50.6%50.3%51.1%51.6%
Male48.4%48.4%48.4%47.7%47.2%
Unknown1.0%1.0%1.3%1.2%1.2%
Age
Less than 20 years old22.4%22.2%23.2%22.2%22.5%
20 to 24 years old34.1%35.5%36.3%36.2%36.9%
25 to 39 years old28.2%28.5%28.3%28.9%28.8%
40 or more years old15.3%13.8%12.1%12.6%11.8%
Unknown0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American3.6%3.4%3.1%2.8%2.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.2%0.2%0.2%0.1%0.1%
Asian23.9%24.5%25.7%27.2%27.6%
Filipino3.4%3.5%3.5%3.6%3.5%
Hispanic21.4%22.3%22.8%23.0%24.3%
Pacific Islander0.7%0.6%0.6%0.6%0.6%
White35.5%34.0%34.1%33.7%33.2%
Two or more Races4.8%5.0%4.8%4.9%5.1%
Unknown6.5%6.6%5.2%4.0%2.9%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students10,614.510,689.810,917.210,627.010,160.3
Credit Sections4,4954,6264,6724,7884,502
Non-Credit Sections280263307421424
Median Credit Section Size2524242324
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty53.9%50.8%50.5%48.8%47.7%
Percentage of First-Generation Students24.9%24.9%*27.8%*26.7%26.9%
Student Counseling Ratio675:1890:1751:1770:1753:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2012-13 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2017-18 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

59.4% N=497
Gender Rate N
Female 62.5 264
Male 55.6 232
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 61.8 283
20-24 55.7 131
25-39 60.0 65
40 OR OVER 44.4 18
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 43.8 32
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 67.2 61
FILIPINO 66.7 15
HISPANIC 56.5 184
PACIFIC ISLANDER 64.3 14
WHITE 64.1 142

Remedial English

60.9%
N=903
Gender Rate N
Female 67.0 458
Male 54.5 442
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 66.7 603
20-24 51.0 192
25-39 51.7 87
40 OR OVER 23.8 21
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 34.1 44
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 84.9 126
FILIPINO 71.9 32
HISPANIC 56.9 385
PACIFIC ISLANDER 35.0 20
WHITE 62.3 215

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

50.5%
N=212
Gender Rate N
Female 49.3 134
Male 53.2 77
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.8 54
20-24 50.0 52
25-39 43.3 67
40 OR OVER 25.6 39
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 42.9 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 59.6 89
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 31.0 42
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 42.3 52

*: 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 2016-17 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
  44.4% N=912 56.1% N=912
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 41.6 464 53.9 464
Male 47.6 439 58.5 439
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 46.4 781 59.2 781
20-24 41.0 78 46.2 78
25-39 25.0 40 32.5 40
40 OR OVER 7.7 13 7.7 13
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 41.7 24 54.2 24
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
ASIAN 69.5 220 78.6 220
FILIPINO 37.8 37 40.5 37
HISPANIC 26.5 302 38.7 302
PACIFIC ISLANDER 22.2 * 33.3 *
WHITE 43.8 242 58.3 242

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  59.6% N=912 74.6% N=912
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 61.4 464 77.8 464
Male 57.6 439 70.8 439
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 63.6 781 78.4 781
20-24 41.0 78 55.1 78
25-39 27.5 40 47.5 40
40 OR OVER 30.8 13 46.2 13
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 70.8 24 83.3 24
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
ASIAN 55.9 220 75.9 220
FILIPINO 59.5 37 70.3 37
HISPANIC 61.3 302 76.5 302
PACIFIC ISLANDER 55.6 * 77.8 *
WHITE 56.6 242 69.0 242

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

73.5% N=573
Gender Rate N
Female 72.4 254
Male 74.2 314
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 74.0 503
20-24 72.9 48
25-39 75.0 16
40 OR OVER 33.3 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 73.3 15
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 79.0 181
FILIPINO 62.5 *
HISPANIC 69.5 95
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 69.7 201

Persistence Unprepared For College

71.1%
N=700
Gender Rate N
Female 71.9 377
Male 70.4 318
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.0 624
20-24 69.0 42
25-39 76.9 26
40 OR OVER 75.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 48.5 33
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 82.6 115
FILIPINO 87.0 *
HISPANIC 64.8 270
PACIFIC ISLANDER 62.5 *
WHITE 77.2 180

Persistence Overall

72.2%
N=1,273
Gender Rate N
Female 72.1 631
Male 72.3 632
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 72.3 1,127
20-24 71.1 90
25-39 76.2 42
40 OR OVER 57.1 14
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 56.3 48
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 80.4 296
FILIPINO 80.6 31
HISPANIC 66.0 365
PACIFIC ISLANDER 65.0 20
WHITE 73.2 381

*: 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 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

71.0% N=573
Gender Rate N
Female 71.3 254
Male 70.4 314
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.8 503
20-24 75.0 48
25-39 75.0 16
40 OR OVER 50.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.0 15
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 76.2 181
FILIPINO 87.5 *
HISPANIC 55.8 95
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 71.6 201

30 Units Unprepared For College

75.1%
N=700
Gender Rate N
Female 77.2 377
Male 72.3 318
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 75.8 624
20-24 61.9 42
25-39 76.9 26
40 OR OVER 87.5 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 57.6 33
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 92.2 115
FILIPINO 82.6 *
HISPANIC 70.0 270
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 77.2 180

30 Units Overall

73.3%
N=1,273
Gender Rate N
Female 74.8 631
Male 71.4 632
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.6 1,127
20-24 68.9 90
25-39 76.2 42
40 OR OVER 71.4 14
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 58.3 48
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 82.4 296
FILIPINO 83.9 31
HISPANIC 66.3 365
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 20
WHITE 74.3 381

*: 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 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

80.8% N=573
Gender Rate N
Female 83.5 254
Male 78.3 314
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 83.5 503
20-24 66.7 48
25-39 62.5 16
40 OR OVER 16.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 80.0 15
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 89.0 181
FILIPINO 62.5 *
HISPANIC 77.9 95
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 75.6 201

Persistence Unprepared For College

55.1%
N=700
Gender Rate N
Female 57.0 377
Male 52.2 318
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 56.6 624
20-24 38.1 42
25-39 46.2 26
40 OR OVER 62.5 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 27.3 33
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 78.3 115
FILIPINO 65.2 *
HISPANIC 44.1 270
PACIFIC ISLANDER 37.5 *
WHITE 61.1 180

Persistence Overall

66.7%
N=1,273
Gender Rate N
Female 67.7 631
Male 65.2 632
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 68.6 1,127
20-24 53.3 90
25-39 52.4 42
40 OR OVER 42.9 14
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 43.8 48
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 84.8 296
FILIPINO 64.5 31
HISPANIC 52.9 365
PACIFIC ISLANDER 45.0 20
WHITE 68.8 381

*: 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 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

43.0% N=2,231
Gender Rate N
Female 50.8 896
Male 38.2 1,305
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 74.4 289
20-24 47.5 762
25-39 35.5 876
40 OR OVER 23.7 304
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 37.0 73
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 48.6 490
FILIPINO 61.6 73
HISPANIC 42.5 492
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 15
WHITE 39.7 924

*: 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 2017-18, who started first time in 2012-13 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

84.3% N=503
Gender Rate N
Female 86.9 260
Male 81.4 242
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 91.5 270
20-24 79.3 145
25-39 61.3 62
40 OR OVER 92.3 26
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 81.0 21
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 91.8 184
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 75.7 107
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 79.8 109

*: 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 2015-2016 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

+49.7% N=1,535
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Accounting 132.7% 509
Child Development/Early Care and Education 36.3% 191
Fire Academy 17.9% 147
Electrical 64.4% 133
Sheet Metal and Structural Metal 50.6% 118
Educational Technology 19.9% 101
Business Administration 152.6% 72
Emergency Medical Services 37.9% 63
Graphic Art and Design 38.5% 57
Plumbing, Pipefitting and Steamfitting 29.0% 44

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 48.8% 695
Male 51.4% 809
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 118.5% 37
20-24 252.2% 501
25-39 38.4% 763
40 OR OVER 16.2% 234
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 34.3% 43
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE -23.8% *
ASIAN 82.1% 358
FILIPINO 84.3% 54
HISPANIC 56.2% 313
PACIFIC ISLANDER 15.3% *
WHITE 36.3% 656

*: 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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