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 from the previous year and serves to inform colleges and the public on the performance of our 58 community colleges.

2016 Performance Measures Report and Dashboards

2016 Performance Measures for Student Success Report

2016 Summary Results Dashboard

A.  Basic Skills Student Progress Dashboard

Percentage of students who progress as defined by an educational functioning level.

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 their first two academic years.

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 their first two academic years.

D.  First Year Progression Dashboard

Percentage of first‐time fall credential-seeking students attempting at least 12 hours within their first academic year who successfully complete at least 12 of those hours. 

E.  Curriculum Completion Dashboard

Percentage of first‐time fall credential-seeking students who graduate, transfer, or are still enrolled with 36 non-develpmental hours after six years.

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

Among community college associate degree completers and those who have completed 30 or more credit hours who transfer to a four-year university or college, the percentage who earn a GPA of 2.25 or better after two consecutive semesters within the academic year at the transfer institution.