Institution-Set Standards

West Hills College Coalinga has determined the following standards by which to assess the institution. Institution set standards are levels identified by WHCC to be acceptable. Institution-Set Standards are reviewed and assessed on a three year cycle on a three-year cycle.

Institution Set Standards Cycle Diagram

  Institution-Set Standard (Minimum Acceptable Performance) Stretch Goal Actual Rate 2015-16 Actual Rate 2016-17

Actual  Rate    2017-18

Actual Rate 2018-19 Actual Rate 2019-20
Course Success Rate 65% 75% 69% 70% 72% 76% 76%
Degrees Awarded 255 students per year 300 students per year 248 students 293 students 287 students   359 students 323 students
Certificates Awarded 190 students per year 230 students per year 203 students 207 students 254 students   265 students 139 students
Transfers to Four-Year Institutions 200 transfers per year 300 transfers per year 228 transfers 294 transfers 261 transfers  314 transfers 377 transfers

Licensure Pass Rates

Institution-Set Standard (Minimum Acceptable Performance) Stretch Goal Actual Rate (2016) Actual Rate (2017) Actual Rate (2018) Actual Rate (2019) Actual Rate (2020)**

Psychiatric Technician

80%

90%

72%

53%

78%

83%

60%

Job Placement Rates

Institution-Set Standard (Minimum Acceptable Performance) Stretch Goal 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18**
Administration of Justice 60% 75% * * * *
Business Administration 60% 75% * * * *
Child Development 60% 80% * * *  
Psychiatric Technician 83% 90% 94% 91% 88% 98%
Welding 60% 75% * * * *

Additional details on job placement rates, including data sources and methodology can be viewed on the WHCCD Job Placement Data page

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** Most recent available data as of April 2021

Note:  Data source used for Job Placement rates has changed from previous years.  Currently using CTE Launchboard data, while past data were based on Perkins Core Indicators.