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.

Institution Set Standards Cycle Diagram

ISS Cycle Timeline

2017-18 Initial Year of Cycle - Standards Set
2018-19 Assessment Year
2019-20 Revision/Approval Year
2020-21 Assessment Year
2021-22 Assessment Year
2022-23 Revision/Approval Year
2023-24 Assessment Year

 

  Institution-Set Standard (Minimum Acceptable Performance) Stretch Goal Actual Rate 2017-18 Actual Rate 2018-19

Actual  Rate    2019-20

Actual Rate 2020-21 Actual Rate 2021-22 Actual Rate 2022-23
Course Success Rate 70% 75% 72% 76% 76% 76% 76% 76%
Degrees Awarded 325 students per year 400 students per year 287 students 360 students 325 students   346 students 346 students 335 students
Certificates Awarded 300 students per year 360 students per year 254 students 266 students 143 students   311 students 325 students 277 students
Transfers to Four-Year Institutions 350 transfers per year 450 transfers per year 261 transfers 318 transfers 376 transfers  394 transfers 397 transfers 299 transfers

Licensure Pass Rates

Institution-Set Standard (Minimum Acceptable Performance) Stretch Goal Actual Rate (2017) Actual Rate (2018) Actual Rate (2019) Actual Rate (2020) Actual Rate (2021) Actual Rate (2022)**

Psychiatric Technician

80%

90%

53%

78%

83%

60%

58%

59%

Job Placement Rates

Institution-Set Standard (Minimum Acceptable Performance) Stretch Goal 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Administration of Justice 60% 75% * * * *
Business Administration 60% 75% * * * *
Child Development 60% 80% * * *  
Psychiatric Technician 83% 90% 88% 98% 98% 86%
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 October 2023

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.

Archived Documents

Learning Area ISS Data Worksheet (2020-21)
Learning Area ISS Data Worksheet (2019-20)
Learning Area ISS Data Worksheet (2018-19)
ISS Handout (2018)