ERIC Number: ED375880
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-May
Reference Count: N/A
Analysis of Fall 1993 Course Grades.
Pima Community Coll., Tucson, AZ. Office of Research and Planning.
This report provides data on withdrawal and success rates and grades earned in fall 1993 at the five campuses of Pima Community College (PCC), in Arizona. First, information is presented on the following areas: (1) successes and withdrawals by campus and district-wide, indicating that the Community campus showed the highest percentage of successes (75%) and the lowest percentage of withdrawals (21%); (2) district successes and withdrawals by ethnicity, indicating that Asians had the highest success rate and Native Americans the lowest; (3) district successes and withdrawals by gender, revealing higher success and lower withdrawal rates for females than for males; and (4) district successes and withdrawals by age group, indicating that students over 40 showed the highest percentage of passing grades at 78%. Appendix A includes tables showing the number and percent of grades awarded for fall 1989-93 district-wide and by campus, indicating that in fall 1993, 33% (n=25,489) of the grades awarded were "A's," 20% (n=15,274) were "B's," 11% (n=8,573) were "C's," 2% (n=1,815) were passes, 3% (1,974) were "D's," 25% (n=19,637) were withdrawals, 3% (2,104) were "F's," and 3% (n=2,091) were incompletes. Finally, Appendix B provides tables on the district-wide numbers and percentages of grades awarded in fall 1993 by ethnicity, gender, age, veteran status, Pell grant status, and occupational and non-occupational classes. (KP)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pima Community Coll., Tucson, AZ. Office of Research and Planning.