ERIC Number: ED409063
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Information Digest, Los Angeles Community Colleges, 1995-1997.
Kelly, Dexter; And Others
Providing historical data up to 1996-97 on the nine colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), this statistical digest presents tables and graphs on student characteristics, enrollment trends, instructional programs, student performance and articulation, special services, and fiscal and personnel resources. Selected district findings include the following: (1) after declining steadily between 1991 and 1995, district enrollment increased slightly in fall 1996 to 98,645; (2) the percentage of female students increased steadily from 44% in 1972 to 57.9% in 1996; (3) in 1996, 40,999 students were Hispanic, 22,186 were White, 17,333 were Black, and 14,859 were Asian; (4) between 1975 and 1985, district weekly student contact hours underwent a 40% decline and, after a partial recovery by 1991, again declined between 1991 and 1996; (5) both day and evening within-class retention rates districtwide were 76%, varying little since the mid-1980s; (6) in 1995-96, 4,560 associate degrees and 1,439 certificates were awarded; (7) the number of disabled students served increased following 1990 federal legislation on handicapped access, with 5,040 disabled students being served in 1995-96; and (8) district general fund income in 1995-96 was 23% lower than the 1979-80 level in constant dollars. Includes a district map and a glossary of terms. (HAA)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Enrollment Trends, Institutional Characteristics, Minority Groups, Multicampus Districts, School Demography, School District Spending, School Personnel, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data), Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles Community Coll. District, CA. Educational Services Div.