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File Layout: Graduates in Colleges Nationwide

File structure for State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) postsecondary indicator C11, high school graduates enrolled in postsecondary institutions nationally, by race/ethnicity & subgroup for 2008–09.

 

Name

Type Field

Width

Description

CDS_code

Character

14

This 14-digit code is the official, unique identification of a school within California. The first two digits identify the county, the next five digits identify the school district, and the last seven digits identify the school.

Name

Character

90

Agency name.

SubGroup

Character

10

This is a coded field for identifying subgroups of students. The subgroups are coded as follows:

  • EL – English learners
  • SD – Socioeconomically Disadvantaged
  • SE – Students with Disabilities
  • ALL – Total of all subgroups

SubGroupType

Character

10

This is a coded field for identifying racial/ethnic designation. The racial/ethnic designations are coded as follows:

  • 0 – Not Reported
  • 1 – American Indian or Alaskan Native, not Hispanic
  • 2 – Asian, not Hispanic
  • 3 – Pacific Islander, not Hispanic
  • 5 – Hispanic or Latino
  • 6 – African American, not Hispanic
  • 7 – White, not Hispanic
  • 9 – Two or more races, not Hispanic
  • ALL – Total of all races/ethnicities

Grads

Character

10

Total number of students who have graduated from California public high schools.

GradsEnrlPS

Character

10

Number of the high school graduates who have enrolled in postsecondary institutions, whether located inside or outside of the state of California, within 16 months of their high school graduation.

PercentGradsPS

Character

10

Percentage of total high school graduates who have enrolled in postsecondary institutions, whether located inside or outside the state of California, within 16 months of their high school graduation.

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) in the data file are used to protect student privacy where there are ten or fewer students.

Process used to develop Indicator C11

Disclaimers on the accuracy of Indicator C11

Most likely, the numbers and percentages of students represented in this report are underestimated. Below is a list of reasons for the possible underestimation of numbers:

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