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GRADE DISTRIBUTION BY COLLEGE
FALL 1981 - FALL 2012
City East Harbor Mission Pierce South-
west
Trade-
Tech
Valley West All Colleges Number
Percent "A" Grades
1981
25.7
29.1
29.1
36.2
27.7
19.2
24.6
31.0
29.1
27.6
69,307
1990
25.3
27.9
27.7
30.8
28.3
19.6
24.3
30.5
29.0
27.3
57,070
2000
26.6
27.5
33.4
30.6
31.6
20.2
28.8
30.4
28.0
28.9
65,335
2005
28.8
27.2
30.4
29.9
32.6
22.9
27.8
33.7
29.9
29.7
70,741
2006
29.5
28.1
30.4
29.8
32.4
20.3
27.9
32.0
31.7
29.7
70,731
2007
31.0
28.5
30.7
28.8
34.0
22.4
29.7
32.9
33.7
30.8
78,034
2008
31.1
29.4
31.3
31.5
33.8
21.9
28.4
33.3
33.6
31.0
88,903
2009
30.4
29.5
32.8
30.0
34.8
21.0
28.1
33.6
30.9
30.8
96,964
2010
29.8
30.1
34.7
31.3
36.9
21.8
31.5
34.1
31.9
32.0
102,074
2011
29.5
30.7
33.5
32.5
36.2
25.7
30.9
34.8
32.5
32.2
99,158
2012
31.3
31.2
33.4
30.8
34.3
27.1
31.2
35.0
34.9
32.4
95,394
Percent "B" Grades
1981
27.3
29.3
28.2
24.7
28.1
22.9
29.3
27.5
28.2
27.8
69,844
1990
24.3
28.2
26.4
22.7
27.9
22.2
27.5
26.1
25.4
26.2
54,780
2000
20.8
23.7
21.5
20.5
24.3
23.3
22.9
22.2
21.5
22.5
50,802
2005
19.8
22.6
22.4
20.4
24.8
22.7
22.4
21.6
21.7
22.1
52,839
2006
19.5
22.8
23.1
21.6
25.4
21.0
23.3
22.2
21.4
22.5
53,547
2007
19.7
21.1
22.9
20.6
24.4
18.6
22.5
21.7
21.3
21.7
54,933
2008
20.2
22.2
22.3
20.3
24.9
18.1
22.0
22.8
20.8
22.0
63,150
2009
20.2
22.6
22.4
20.2
24.7
18.0
23.2
22.1
21.4
22.1
69,476
2010
20.8
23.0
22.0
21.4
24.4
19.6
23.9
22.6
21.2
22.4
71,646
2011
20.6
24.5
23.3
21.3
25.4
22.7
23.9
23.1
20.7
23.1
71,247
2012
20.8
24.3
23.8
22.3
25.4
23.3
25.2
23.5
22.5
23.6
69,377
Percent "C" and "Credit Grades" in Pass/Fail Courses
1981
28.7
27.2
27.7
24.6
27.9
29.3
30.5
26.3
26.3
27.9
69,939
1990
28.8
26.3
29.8
26.9
28.0
34.1
31.3
27.1
26.3
28.5
59,562
2000
31.0
25.5
27.7
26.9
22.4
27.2
28.7
24.0
28.1
26.5
59,881
2005
28.6
25.6
25.9
27.4
22.2
24.0
25.2
22.2
21.6
24.8
59,138
2006
27.6
25.1
26.0
25.8
20.9
26.1
26.8
22.4
22.0
24.5
58,505
2007
26.1
24.6
23.7
25.7
19.9
29.2
23.7
21.8
19.0
23.4
59,513
2008
26.2
24.1
24.5
24.6
20.1
26.3
24.9
21.3
21.0
23.4
67,516
2009
25.9
22.9
23.6
25.0
19.5
26.3
23.5
21.2
20.8
22.8
71,776
2010
26.8
23.0
22.9
24.9
19.3
27.7
24.1
21.5
20.9
23.0
73,550
2011
27.3
22.2
23.6
25.0
19.6
24.5
25.5
21.7
22.2
23.3
71,504
2012
25.8
22.5
23.2
26.2
20.3
24.4
25.9
21.4
20.8
23.2
67,886
Successful Completion as Percent of Enrollments (including Withdrawals)
1981
57.3
61.2
62.6
62.3
64.7
48.5
61.7
59.0
57.3
60.0
209,090
1990
61.0
62.6
62.3
60.8
64.3
57.0
67.3
63.2
59.3
62.6
171,412
2000
65.4
63.3
64.9
66.6
66.1
58.7
64.6
66.1
63.8
64.8
176,018
2005
64.7
63.7
64.4
66.7
68.1
55.5
64.2
65.7
59.7
64.4
184,946
2006
64.9
63.5
66.0
64.9
67.3
54.1
64.9
64.5
61.4
64.3
183,691
2007
64.7
62.6
64.7
64.2
67.3
56.0
62.8
65.3
61.3
63.9
192,480
2008
65.4
64.1
66.7
63.3
67.5
54.2
63.2
65.8
61.9
64.4
219,569
2009
66.0
64.0
68.4
66.3
69.5
55.3
64.8
67.8
62.0
65.6
238,216
2010
66.8
65.8
68.6
67.5
71.0
58.5
68.6
68.9
62.7
67.1
247,270
2011
65.9
67.1
69.3
69.2
71.9
61.3
68.0
70.2
63.0
67.9
241,909
2012
65.7
66.0
68.1
69.4
69.6
61.0
69.9
68.6
63.4
67.2
232,657

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Last Updated: 04/25/2013

 

Graph depicting LACCD successful course completion rate from fall 2001 to fall 2011