2019 Student Success Scorecard

Porterville College

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.

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
5,261

Gender Rate
Female 61.4%
Male 37.9%
Unknown 0.7%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 36.8%
20 to 24 years old 31.6%
25 to 39 years old 24.6%
40 or more years old 7.0%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 0.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.9%
Asian 1.7%
Filipino 1.7%
Hispanic 75.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
White 16.9%
Two or more Races 2.3%
Unknown 0.1%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 3,019.9
Credit Sections 850
Non-Credit Sections 26
Median Credit Section Size 29
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 68.6%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 60.6%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 1,280:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2013-142014-152015-162016-172017-18
Students4,9315,0365,1955,4915,261
Gender
Female60.9%60.4%60.5%60.5%61.4%
Male38.8%39.5%39.4%39.0%37.9%
Unknown0.3%0.1%0.1%0.5%0.7%
Age
Less than 20 years old29.1%31.0%33.7%37.2%36.8%
20 to 24 years old36.3%35.9%34.6%32.2%31.6%
25 to 39 years old25.8%24.8%24.9%23.6%24.6%
40 or more years old8.8%8.3%6.8%7.0%7.0%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American1.2%1.2%0.9%1.1%0.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.8%0.7%0.8%0.7%0.9%
Asian2.0%1.7%1.5%1.7%1.7%
Filipino2.3%1.9%1.8%1.6%1.7%
Hispanic71.6%74.3%76.4%76.6%75.5%
Pacific Islander0.1%0.1%0.1%0.2%0.1%
White19.4%17.8%16.2%15.7%16.9%
Two or more Races2.4%2.2%2.3%2.5%2.3%
Unknown0.4%0.2%0.1%0.0%0.1%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students3,065.33,022.53,019.93,047.73,019.9
Credit Sections795812849855850
Non-Credit Sections5551326
Median Credit Section Size3130302929
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty69.8%65.8%67.8%67.3%68.6%
Percentage of First-Generation Students58.2%*59.2%60.9%60.6%60.6%
Student Counseling Ratio1,237:1874:1537:1513:11,280:1
 
* 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

46.2% N=446
Gender Rate N
Female 50.4 268
Male 40.1 177
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 46.5 200
20-24 45.0 131
25-39 48.7 78
40 OR OVER 43.2 37
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 11.1 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 *
ASIAN 62.5 *
FILIPINO 83.3 *
HISPANIC 47.4 323
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 45.0 80

Remedial English

48.7%
N=696
Gender Rate N
Female 55.8 412
Male 38.4 284
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 52.1 432
20-24 46.7 152
25-39 36.3 80
40 OR OVER 43.8 32
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 50.0 10
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 70.0 10
FILIPINO 56.5 23
HISPANIC 49.2 522
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 44.7 114

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

22.2%
N=90
Gender Rate N
Female 27.7 65
Male 8.3 24
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 28.6 35
20-24 34.8 23
25-39 4.5 22
40 OR OVER 10.0 10
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 25.0 *
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 22.1 77
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 0.0 *

*: 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
  22.4% N=660 36.4% N=660
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 25.3 399 38.3 399
Male 18.0 261 33.3 261
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 26.3 560 40.9 560
20-24 1.6 64 12.5 64
25-39 0.0 29 6.9 29
40 OR OVER 0.0 * 14.3 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.0 * 50.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 16.7 * 33.3 *
ASIAN 28.6 14 28.6 14
FILIPINO 73.3 15 73.3 15
HISPANIC 20.8 510 36.1 510
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 18.1 94 28.7 94

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  40.9% N=660 57.1% N=660
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 40.1 399 57.9 399
Male 42.1 261 55.9 261
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 44.1 560 59.5 560
20-24 23.4 64 45.3 64
25-39 10.3 29 34.5 29
40 OR OVER 71.4 * 71.4 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.0 * 25.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 * 50.0 *
ASIAN 14.3 14 35.7 14
FILIPINO 33.3 15 53.3 15
HISPANIC 42.7 510 58.6 510
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 38.3 94 53.2 94

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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

78.2% N=87
Gender Rate N
Female 84.4 45
Male 71.4 42
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.5 80
20-24 83.3 *
25-39 100.0 *
40 OR OVER N/A N/A
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 33.3 *
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 81.0 42
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 77.8 36

Persistence Unprepared For College

76.3%
N=493
Gender Rate N
Female 75.4 285
Male 77.3 207
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.7 399
20-24 67.8 *
25-39 72.0 *
40 OR OVER 80.0 10
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 62.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 71.4 *
FILIPINO 86.7 *
HISPANIC 76.1 364
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 77.9 77

Persistence Overall

76.6%
N=580
Gender Rate N
Female 76.7 330
Male 76.3 249
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.7 479
20-24 69.2 65
25-39 73.1 26
40 OR OVER 80.0 10
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 62.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 60.0 10
FILIPINO 81.3 16
HISPANIC 76.6 406
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 77.9 113

*: 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

72.4% N=87
Gender Rate N
Female 82.2 45
Male 61.9 42
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 72.5 80
20-24 66.7 *
25-39 100.0 *
40 OR OVER N/A N/A
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 66.7 *
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 73.8 42
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 72.2 36

30 Units Unprepared For College

72.0%
N=493
Gender Rate N
Female 74.7 285
Male 68.1 207
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.2 399
20-24 67.8 *
25-39 68.0 *
40 OR OVER 60.0 10
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 50.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 71.4 *
FILIPINO 73.3 *
HISPANIC 74.2 364
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 67.5 77

30 Units Overall

72.1%
N=580
Gender Rate N
Female 75.8 330
Male 67.1 249
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.1 479
20-24 67.7 65
25-39 69.2 26
40 OR OVER 60.0 10
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 50.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 70.0 10
FILIPINO 68.8 16
HISPANIC 74.1 406
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 69.0 113

*: 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

62.1% N=87
Gender Rate N
Female 68.9 45
Male 54.8 42
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 65.0 80
20-24 16.7 *
25-39 100.0 *
40 OR OVER N/A N/A
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 59.5 42
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 63.9 36

Persistence Unprepared For College

41.4%
N=493
Gender Rate N
Female 44.2 285
Male 37.7 207
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 42.1 399
20-24 32.2 *
25-39 48.0 *
40 OR OVER 50.0 10
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 37.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 57.1 *
FILIPINO 46.7 *
HISPANIC 40.4 364
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 41.6 77

Persistence Overall

44.5%
N=580
Gender Rate N
Female 47.6 330
Male 40.6 249
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 45.9 479
20-24 30.8 65
25-39 50.0 26
40 OR OVER 50.0 10
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 37.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 70.0 10
FILIPINO 50.0 16
HISPANIC 42.4 406
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 48.7 113

*: 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

53.4% N=369
Gender Rate N
Female 63.1 203
Male 41.8 165
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 57.1 168
20-24 56.6 99
25-39 41.5 82
40 OR OVER 55.0 20
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 75.0 *
FILIPINO 62.5 *
HISPANIC 53.9 241
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 50.0 92

*: 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

N/A N=Less Than 10
Gender Rate N
Female N/A *
Male N/A *
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 N/A *
20-24 N/A *
25-39 N/A *
40 OR OVER N/A *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
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 *

*: 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

+45.0% N=231
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Administration of Justice 48.6% 44
Information Technology, General 85.6% 27
Child Development/Early Care and Education 48.9% 26
Child Development Administration and Management 10.6% 23
Licensed Vocational Nursing 71.9% 22
Plant Science 75.1% 19
Fire Technology 93.2% 15
Infants and Toddlers 37.0% 15
Registered Nursing 47.2% 14
Emergency Medical Services 43.8% 13

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 42.0% 116
Male 46.9% 115
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 158.5% 25
20-24 46.3% 86
25-39 41.6% 93
40 OR OVER 9.4% 27
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0% *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 15.5% *
ASIAN 138.8% *
FILIPINO 24.9% *
HISPANIC 46.3% 180
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0% *
WHITE 43.8% 35

*: 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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