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Performance Report

Basic Skills Student Progress

Purpose

To ensure programmatic coursework prepares students to competently practice in their chosen profession.

Description

Aggregate institutional passing rate of first-time test-takers on licensure and certification exams. Exams included in this measure are state mandated exams which candidates must pass before becoming active practitioners.

Calculation

Denominator: All licensure and certification exams taken for the first-time during the licensure agency’s most recent reporting year. Only includes state mandated exams which candidates must pass before becoming active practitioners. Numerator: Of those in the denominator, the number passing the exam on their first attempt during the licensure agency’s most recent reporting year.

Student Success Rate in College-Level English Courses

Purpose

To ensure students are successfully completing credit-bearing English courses within their first two academic

years.

Description

Percentage of first-time Associate Degree seeking and transfer pathway students passing a credit-bearing

English course with a “C” or better within two years of their first term of enrollment.

Calculation

Denominator: First-time fall 2014 curriculum students who are enrolled in an associate degree program or a

transfer pathway program (i.e., their curriculum code begins with an “A” or “P”) during the fall of 2014.

Numerator: Of those in the denominator, the number of students earning a grade of “C” or better in at least

one credit-bearing English course (not including the lab record) during their first two academic years

(through the end of the summer 2016 term).

Student Success Rate in College-Level Math Courses

Purpose

To ensure students are successfully completing credit-bearing Math courses within their first two academic years.

Description

Percentage of first-time Associate Degree seeking and transfer pathway students passing a credit-bearing Math course with a “C” or better within two years of their first term of enrollment.

Calculation

Denominator: First-time fall 2014 curriculum students who are enrolled in an associate degree program or a transfer pathway program (i.e., their curriculum code begins with an “A” or “P”) during the fall of 2014.

Numerator: Of those in the denominator, the number earning a grade of “C” or better in at least one credit bearing Math course (not including the lab record) within their first two academic years (through the end of the summer 2016 term).

First-Year Progression

Purpose

To ensure first-year students reach an academic momentum point that helps predict future credential completion.

Description

Percentage of first-time fall curriculum students attempting at least 12 credit hours who successfully complete at least 12 hours within their first academic year (fall, spring, summer).

Calculation

Denominator: First-time fall 2015 curriculum students attempting at least 12 hours during the 2016 academic year (fall 2015, spring 2016, summer 2016). Hours attempted are calculated for all courses (including developmental and course withdraws) in which the student earned a standard letter grade of A, B, C, D, F, P or W. Hours attempted do not include courses in which the student earned a standard letter grade of AU (Audit), CE (Credit by Exam), I or IP (Incomplete), O (Other), or U (Unknown).

Numerator: Of those in the denominator, the number who complete at least 12 hours (including developmental courses) with a standard letter grade of A, B, C, or P, within their first academic year.

Curriculum Completion

Purpose

To ensure student completion and/or persistence toward a post-secondary credential.

Description

Percentage of first-time fall curriculum students who, within six years of first term of enrollment, have either graduated, transferred, or are still enrolled with at least 36 non-developmental credit hours.

Calculation

Denominator: First-time fall 2010 curriculum students.

Numerator: Of those in the denominator, the number who graduate, transfer to a four-year institution, or are still enrolled but have completed 36 non-developmental credit hours before the end of the 6th fall term (Fall 2016) following their first term of enrollment.

Licensure and Certification Passing Rate

Purpose

To ensure programmatic coursework prepares students to competently practice in their chosen profession.

Description

Aggregate institutional passing rate of first-time test-takers on licensure and certification exams. Exams included in this measure are state mandated exams which candidates must pass before becoming active practitioners.

Calculation

Denominator: All licensure and certification exams taken for the first-time during the licensure agency’s most recent reporting year. Only includes state mandated exams which candidates must pass before becoming active practitioners.

Numerator: Of those in the denominator, the number passing the exam on their first attempt during the licensure agency’s most recent reporting year.

College Transfer Performance

Purpose

To ensure the academic success of community college students who transfer to a four-year college or university.

Description

The percentage of students who exited NCCCS after having completed an Associate Degree and/or least 30 cumulative hours of articulated transfer credits and subsequently transferred to a four-year college or university and earned a GPA of 2.25 or better after two consecutive semesters within the academic year at the institution.

Calculation

Denominator: Students who exited the NCCCS system during the 2014-2015 academic year (Fall 14, Spring 15, or Summer 15) with an Associate Degree and/or at least 30 cumulative hours of articulated transfer credits and subsequently enrolled in a North Carolina four-year college or university during the fall of 2015 and spring of 2016.

Numerator: Of those in the denominator, the number earning a GPA of 2.25 or better aggregated over the fall and spring semesters at the transfer institution.