Institution-Set Standards

West Hills College Lemoore has determined the following standards by which to assess the institution. Institution set standards are levels identified by WHCL to be acceptable. 

  Institution-Set Standard (Minimum Acceptable Performance) Stretch Goal Actual Rate (2016-17) Actual Rate (2017-18)
Course Success Rate 70% 75% 73% 72%
Degrees Awarded 550 degrees per year 700 degrees per year 583 degrees 664 degrees
Certificates Awarded 70 certificates per year 150 certificates per year 73 certificates 84 certificates
Transfers to Four-Year Institutions 350 transfers per year 500 transfers per year 500 transfers 400 transfers

 

Licensure Pass Rates Institution-Set Standard (Minimum Acceptable Performance) Stretch Goal 2016 Pass Rate 2017 Pass Rate
AOJ POST – Arrest and Control 85%   96% 98%
AOJ POST – Firearms 85%   100% 100%
Certified Nurse Assistant 85%   97%  
Registered Nursing 85%   79% 79%
Paramedics 85%   91% 100%

 

Job Placement Rates Institution-Set Standard (Minimum Acceptable Performance) Stretch Goal 2014-15 2015-16 **
Administration of Justice 60%   77% 70%
Business Administration 60%   * *
Child Development 60%   75% 64%
Nursing 60%   95% 100%

Paramedic Pass Rates
Registered Nursing Pass Rates

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 2018

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.

Definitions

Course Success Rate: The percentage of students enrolled on the course census date who complete with a grade of A, B, C, or p

Degrees Awarded: The number of associate degrees awarded during the academic year. Students can be counted more than once for earning multiple degrees.

Certificates Awarded: The number of Chancellor’s Office approved Certificates of Achievement awarded during the academic year. Students can be counted more than once for earning multiple certificates.

Transfers: The number of students (unduplicated) transferring to four-year institutions after completing a minimum of 12 units at WHCCD. Transfer year is based on the academic year in which the student first enrolled at the four-year institution.