State and Federal Performance Measures

State and Federal Performance Measures

The NC Community Colleges System Office facilitates and supports college and system fulfillment of national, regional, and state reporting requirements. Associated reporting efforts help colleges identify institutional strengths and weaknesses by providing access to historical trends and peer comparisons.

State Performance Measures

The Performance Measures for Student Success Report is the North Carolina Community College System’s major accountability document. This annual performance report is based on data compiled during the previous year and serves to inform colleges and the public on the performance of our 58 community colleges.

2017 Performance Measures Report and Dashboards

2017 Performance Measures for Student Success Report

2017 Summary Results Dashboard

A.  Basic Skills Student Progress Dashboard

Percentage of Basic Skills students who achieve an Educational Functioning Level gain during the program year (July 1 – June 30).

B.  Student Success Rate in College-Level English Courses Dashboard

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.

C.  Student Success Rate in College‐Level Math Courses Dashboard

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.

D.  First Year Progression Dashboard

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).

E.  Curriculum Completion Dashboard

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.

F.  Licensure and Certification Passing Rate Dashboard

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.

G.  College Transfer Performance Dashboard

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.