2019 Student Success Scorecard

Los Angeles Southwest College

In 1967, Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC) opened its doors with 600 students and 22 full-time faculty members in the southern part of Los Angeles. The college offers an array of programs to meet community needs – college transfer, occupational, general education, transitional, continuing, community services and joint programs.

College Profile
Remedial / ESL
Transfer Level Achievement
Persistence
30 Units
Degree Transfer
Career Technical Education
Career Development/College Preparation
SkillsBuilder
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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
12,047

Gender Rate
Female 69.3%
Male 30.7%
Unknown 0.0%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 23.3%
20 to 24 years old 23.4%
25 to 39 years old 31.2%
40 or more years old 22.1%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 36.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 1.5%
Filipino 0.2%
Hispanic 52.9%
Pacific Islander 0.3%
White 2.7%
Two or more Races 1.9%
Unknown 3.5%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 4,626.8
Credit Sections 1,068
Non-Credit Sections 156
Median Credit Section Size 28
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 65.2%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 65.3%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 629:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2013-142014-152015-162016-172017-18
Students13,96112,28212,95912,80312,047
Gender
Female68.5%67.9%68.6%68.9%69.3%
Male31.5%32.1%31.4%31.1%30.7%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Age
Less than 20 years old23.3%16.0%17.0%17.3%23.3%
20 to 24 years old23.5%26.4%25.5%25.3%23.4%
25 to 39 years old30.9%33.8%34.7%34.4%31.2%
40 or more years old22.3%23.7%22.8%23.0%22.1%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American43.9%44.4%42.3%41.3%36.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.2%0.2%0.2%0.1%0.1%
Asian1.4%1.7%1.5%1.5%1.5%
Filipino0.6%0.6%0.6%0.7%0.2%
Hispanic46.9%46.6%49.2%49.7%52.9%
Pacific Islander0.2%0.2%0.2%0.3%0.3%
White1.8%1.8%1.8%2.1%2.7%
Two or more Races2.0%2.1%2.2%2.2%1.9%
Unknown3.1%2.3%2.1%2.1%3.5%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students5,149.55,428.25,703.25,376.64,626.8
Credit Sections1,1091,0481,2121,2261,068
Non-Credit Sections133131171177156
Median Credit Section Size3533333128
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty61.0%58.7%60.3%64.2%65.2%
Percentage of First-Generation Students51.1%*65.0%*71.2%*71.9%*65.3%*
Student Counseling Ratio680:1510:1482:11,372:1629:1
 
* 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

48.4% N=401
Gender Rate N
Female 51.2 250
Male 43.7 151
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 44.4 124
20-24 49.2 130
25-39 47.7 107
40 OR OVER 60.0 40
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 45.4 227
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 33.3 *
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 54.4 149
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 0.0 *

Remedial English

40.7%
N=1,079
Gender Rate N
Female 43.0 700
Male 36.4 379
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 44.6 397
20-24 32.6 288
25-39 42.9 254
40 OR OVER 42.1 140
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 36.4 638
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 *
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 47.6 359
PACIFIC ISLANDER 25.0 *
WHITE 14.3 *

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

23.8%
N=21
Gender Rate N
Female 28.6 14
Male 14.3 *
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 0.0 *
20-24 0.0 *
25-39 25.0 *
40 OR OVER 30.0 10
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN N/A N/A
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 25.0 16
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE N/A 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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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
  4.1% N=366 12.0% N=366
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 3.3 210 8.6 210
Male 5.1 156 16.7 156
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 4.5 245 14.3 245
20-24 6.1 49 6.1 49
25-39 0.0 39 7.7 39
40 OR OVER 3.0 33 9.1 33
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 1.1 177 7.3 177
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 0.0 *
ASIAN 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
FILIPINO 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
HISPANIC 5.3 169 15.4 169
PACIFIC ISLANDER 25.0 * 25.0 *
WHITE 100.0 * 100.0 *

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  20.8% N=366 41.8% N=366
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 17.6 210 39.0 210
Male 25.0 156 45.5 156
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 22.4 245 41.6 245
20-24 18.4 49 42.9 49
25-39 17.9 39 48.7 39
40 OR OVER 15.2 33 33.3 33
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 15.8 177 32.8 177
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 0.0 *
ASIAN 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
FILIPINO 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
HISPANIC 23.1 169 49.1 169
PACIFIC ISLANDER 25.0 * 25.0 *
WHITE 100.0 * 100.0 *

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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

74.3% N=35
Gender Rate N
Female 88.2 17
Male 61.1 18
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.8 24
20-24 66.7 *
25-39 100.0 *
40 OR OVER 80.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 72.2 18
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 73.3 15
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 100.0 *

Persistence Unprepared For College

69.6%
N=483
Gender Rate N
Female 71.0 279
Male 67.6 204
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.4 331
20-24 51.9 *
25-39 72.9 *
40 OR OVER 80.5 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 74.0 242
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 64.7 207
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 16.7 *

Persistence Overall

69.9%
N=518
Gender Rate N
Female 72.0 296
Male 67.1 222
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.4 355
20-24 52.7 55
25-39 74.2 62
40 OR OVER 80.4 46
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 73.8 260
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 65.3 222
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 28.6 *

*: 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

60.0% N=35
Gender Rate N
Female 64.7 17
Male 55.6 18
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 50.0 24
20-24 66.7 *
25-39 66.7 *
40 OR OVER 100.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 50.0 18
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 66.7 15
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 100.0 *

30 Units Unprepared For College

60.0%
N=483
Gender Rate N
Female 59.9 279
Male 60.3 204
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 61.0 331
20-24 46.2 *
25-39 62.7 *
40 OR OVER 65.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 61.6 242
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 50.0 *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 62.8 207
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 16.7 *

30 Units Overall

60.0%
N=518
Gender Rate N
Female 60.1 296
Male 59.9 222
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 60.3 355
20-24 47.3 55
25-39 62.9 62
40 OR OVER 69.6 46
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.8 260
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 50.0 *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 63.1 222
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 28.6 *

*: 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

65.7% N=35
Gender Rate N
Female 76.5 17
Male 55.6 18
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 62.5 24
20-24 100.0 *
25-39 66.7 *
40 OR OVER 60.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 72.2 18
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 60.0 15
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 100.0 *

Persistence Unprepared For College

34.4%
N=483
Gender Rate N
Female 32.6 279
Male 36.8 204
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 37.2 331
20-24 13.5 *
25-39 35.6 *
40 OR OVER 36.6 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 36.8 242
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 50.0 *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 33.8 207
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 0.0 *

Persistence Overall

36.5%
N=518
Gender Rate N
Female 35.1 296
Male 38.3 222
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 38.9 355
20-24 18.2 55
25-39 37.1 62
40 OR OVER 39.1 46
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 39.2 260
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 50.0 *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 35.6 222
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 14.3 *

*: 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

56.0% N=350
Gender Rate N
Female 57.0 230
Male 54.2 120
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 50.0 54
20-24 60.6 104
25-39 58.4 125
40 OR OVER 49.3 67
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 55.9 179
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 77.8 *
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 53.3 120
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 69.2 13

*: 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

21.5% N=367
Gender Rate N
Female 23.2 263
Male 17.3 104
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 29.1 86
20-24 20.4 49
25-39 28.4 95
40 OR OVER 12.4 137
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 32.7 153
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 0.0 *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 12.6 198
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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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

+18.5% N=106
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Child Development/Early Care and Education 40.1% 39
Business Management 18.7% 31
Administration of Justice -4.6% 18
Management Development and Supervision 19.7% 14
Business Administration 5.9%
Sign Language Interpreting 12.5%
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications -21.0%
Information Technology, General 89.8%
Accounting 120.6%
Registered Nursing 28.3%

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 22.0% 83
Male 11.8% 23
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 237.4% *
20-24 35.7% 17
25-39 21.9% 47
40 OR OVER 8.6% 36
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 16.9% 68
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0% *
ASIAN -11.1% *
FILIPINO 3.6% *
HISPANIC 34.3% 31
PACIFIC ISLANDER 35.7% *
WHITE -10.8% *

*: 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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