ERIC Number: ED308917
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Information Digest: Los Angeles Community Colleges, 1987-88.
Los Angeles Community Coll. District, CA. Div. of Educational Planning and Development.
This statistical digest provides 1987-88 information on the enrollments, students, programs and services, finances, and personnel resources of the Los Angeles Community College District's (LACCD's) nine campuses. Following a glossary of terms, the report provides an overview of major findings. These include the following: (1) an estimated 4.6 million people lived in the district in 1987, representing a 10% increase over 1980; (2) since 1980, the district's population has shown increases in the representation of Hispanics and Asians, a steady proportion of Blacks, and a decrease in the percentage of Whites; (3) the proportion of females enrolled in the LACCD rose to 55% in fall 1987; (4) between fall 1972 and fall 1987, the representation of Hispanics and Asians in LACCD enrollments increased from 16% to 26% and from 6% to 15%, respectively; while the proportion of Blacks and Whites decreased; (5) the percentage of full-time students fell from 35% in 1972 to 26% in 1987; (6) since fall 1983, the district's enrollment of transfer-bound students has increased steadily; (7) in fall 1987, the LACCD produced 941,561 weekly student contact hours (WSCH), with Business, English, Physical Education, and Health accounting for one-third of those hours; and (8) the number of fall LACCD transfers to state colleges and universities decreased from 4,125 in 1978 to 2,497 in 1987. Subsequent sections provide data and chart trends related to community characteristics and attendance patterns; student and enrollment characteristics; WSCH in instructional programs; student retention, academic performance, and transfer; degrees awarded; special services for veterans, the handicapped, and foreign students; general fund income and expenditures; expenditure per average daily attendance; and affirmative action. (ALB)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Faculty, College Programs, College Transfer Students, Community Characteristics, Community Colleges, Demography, Educational Finance, Enrollment Trends, Full Time Students, Instruction, Minority Groups, Multicampus Districts, Part Time Students, Population Trends, School Personnel, Student Characteristics, Two Year Colleges, Urban Education
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles Community Coll. District, CA. Div. of Educational Planning and Development.
Note: Prepared by the Office of Research, Planning and Analysis.