External Data Sources
CA Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
To provide a holistic approach to the California community colleges’ work on student success, the Chancellor’s Office worked with a broadly representative group of practitioners to develop Student Success Metrics. Organized around common goals such as adult education/ESL, short-term career education, and degree/transfer, the metrics capture progression along students’ educational journey from recruitment to completion, transfer, and the workforce. Student Success Metrics pinpoint critical milestones and accomplishments that align with the Vision for Success and the Student Centered Funding Formula, and integrate metrics associated with various initiatives and funding streams.
Data Mart provides information about students, courses, student services, outcomes, faculty and staff. The emphasis is to answer the questions of administrators, educators, parents, students, state leaders and professional organizations.
The LaunchBoard, a statewide data system supported by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and hosted by Cal-PASS Plus, provides data to California community colleges on enrollment, progress, success and employment outcomes for all community college pathways. The LaunchBoard includes dashboards and planning tools specific to the Adult Education Program, Strong Workforce Program, K-14 CTE Pathways, Guided Pathways and the Simplified Metrics, as well as a program review tool called the Community College Pipeline.
Cal-PASS Plus provides actionable data to help improve student success along the education-to-workforce pipeline. In addition to the LaunchBoard, it includes reports on topics such as transition from K-12 to college and STEM.
The CTE Employment Outcomes Survey is a statewide study to assess employment outcomes of students who have participated in career technical education coursework at California Community Colleges. Data tables and visualizations allow the public to access survey results.
The Student Centered Funding Formula (SCFF) was adopted in the 2018–19 state budget as a new way to allocate funding to community college districts. The SCFF provides funding that supports access through enrollment-based funding, student equity by targeting funds to districts serving low-income students, and student success by providing districts with additional resources for student’s successful outcomes.
The Transfer-Level Gateway Completion dashboard provides completion rates of transfer-level English, mathematics (or equivalent quantitative reasoning course), and credit ESL starting from students’ first course enrollment in the discipline (whether at or below transfer-level).
Student Right-To-Know Disclosure Website provides student longitudinal outcomes for first-time freshman cohorts.
Annual statewide staffing reports by fall terms.
Employee counts disaggregated by gender, age group, and ethnicity by fall terms.