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Federal Program Student Participant Data 1994-95

Federally Funded Adult Education and Literacy
State of California Administered Program
Annual Statistical Performance Report

TABLE 1. PARTICIPANTS BY EDUCATIONAL LEVEL, POPULATION GROUP & GENDER

Amer. Indian or Nat.   Asian or Pac. Island   Black, not Hisp.   Hispanic   White, not Hisp.   Row Row
Educat. Level Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Totals Margin %
Pre-Lit 9 36 8,003 14,022 104 178 31,168 38,321 1,200 2,139 95,180 8.75%
ABE Begin. 494 125 2,964 3,090 8,002 3,683 12,942 8,645 22,770 15,090 77,805 7.15%
ABE Interm. 494 654 6,125 7,249 10,669 7,723 19,363 18,597 11,114 8,674 90,662 8.33%
ESL Begin. 104 119 41,740 71,653 258 512 119,686 146,929 6,842 11,586 399,429 36.71%
ESL Interm. 44 89 41,048 63,037 351 303 77,157 84,605 6,916 12,299 285,849 26.27%
ESL Advan. 0 6 16,301 25,369 104 59 27,316 28,519 3,113 7,545 108,332 9.96%
H.S./GED 321 273 1,284 1,188 3,951 1,842 7,114 6,003 4,890 3,921 30,787 2.83%
Totals 1,466 1,302 117,465 185,608 23,439 14,300 294,746 331,619 56,845 61,254 1,088,044 100.0%
Col. Margin % 0.1% 0.1% 10.8% 17.1% 2.2% 1.3% 27.1% 30.5% 5.2% 5.6% 100.0%  

TABLE 2.PARTICIPANTS BY AGE, POPULATION GROUP & GENDER

  Amer. Indian or Nat.   Asian or Pac Island   Black, not Hisp.   Hispanic   White, not Hisp.   Row Row
Age Group Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Totals Margin %
16-21 400 188 13,904 14,337 4,651 3,114 70,428 57,948 6,951 5,288 177,209 16.3%
22-24 225 135 11,154 14,627 3,202 1,822 50,220 40,552 4,401 4,701 131,039 12.0%
25-44 950 823 49,515 99,498 16,806 8,522 144,799 182,778 34,037 34,086 571,814 52.6%
45-59 190 200 23,160 34,089 2,300 1,352 18,503 32,322 12,554 14,341 139,011 12.8%
60 & older 50 24 17,758 18,807 650 764 5,603 7,932 7,803 9,580 68,971 6.3%
Totals 1,815 1,370 115,491 181,358 27,609 15,574 289,553 321,532 65,746 67,996 1,088,044 100.0%
Col. Margin % 0.2% 0.1% 10.6% 16.7% 2.5% 1.4% 26.6% 29.6% 6.0% 6.3% 100.0%  

TABLE 3.PARTICIPANT PROGRESS BY EDUCATIONAL LEVEL

Educational Level Number Starting at Each Level Number Starting That Completed That Level Number Separtated Before Completing Number Starting That Moved to a Higher Level
Pre-Literacy 95,180 4,759 55,204 35,217 26,555
ABE Beginning 77,805 2,677 53,226 21,902 1,766
ESL Beginning 399,429 31,955 239,657 127,817 30,796
ABE Intermediate 90,662 4,533 50,771 35,358 3,509
ESL Intermediate 285,849 22,868 174,368 88,613 19,152
ESL Advanced 108,332 10,454 64,403 33,475 7,767
High School/GED 30,787 1,539 15,560 13,688  
TOTALS--Numbers 1,088,044 78,785 653,189 356,070 89,545
TOTALS--% 100.0% 7.2% 60.0% 32.7% 8.2%

TABLE 4.NUMBER AND REASONS FOR PARTICIPANTS LEAVING PROGRAM

Reason of Separation Number of Participants
Health Problems 20,417
Child Care Problems 11,507
Transportation Problems 6,874
Family Problems Combined with Health Problems above
Location of Class Do Not Collect
Lack of Interest Do Not Collect
Time of Class 28,019
Moved or Left Area 52,265
To Take a Job 32,334
Other Known Reasons 42,496
Unknown Reasons 196,577

TABLE 5.PARTICIPANT STATUS AT PROGRAM ENTRY

Status of Participants Upon Entry Into the Program Number of Participants % of Total Enrollees Served
Disabled Adults 7,848 0.7%
Adults in Rural Areas 225,677 20.4%
Adults in Urban Areas 862,367 79.3%
Immigrant Adult 869,995 80.0%
Homeless Adults 7,639 0.7%
Adults in Correctional Facilities 15,770 1.4%
Employed Adults 906,428 83.3%
Unemployed Adults 181,616 16.7%
Adults on Public Assistance 87,044 8.0%
Total Participants 1,088,044  

TABLE 6.PARTICIPANT ACHIEVEMENTS

Participant Achievements Number of Participants
Educational  
Obtained an adult High School Diploma 13,518
Passed the GED Test 16,468
Entered Other Education or Training Program 14,946
Societal  
Applied for U.S. Citizenship 62,480
Received U.S. Citizenship 20,114
Registered to Vote or Voted for the First Time 6,801
Economic  
Gained Employment 23,106
Employment Retention or Job Advancement 26,416
Removed from Public Assistance 5,302

TABLE 7.TIME AND LOCATION OF CLASSES

Location of Class Number of Participants Number of Daytime Classes Number of Evening Classes
School Building      
Elementary/Secondary School 778,710 8,004 7,762
Community College 159,768 2,027 1,422
Four Year College 0 0 0
Other Locations      
Learning Center 0 0 0
Correctional Institution 11,872 1,189 0
State/Local Institution for the Disabled 7,848 2,111 810
Work Site 0 0 0
Library 7,068 141 50
Community-Based Organization Center 122,778 413 262
Home or Homebased Limited n/a n/a
Other Limited n/a n/a
Totals 1,088,044 13,987 10,387

TABLE 8.LITERACY PERSONNEL BY FUNCTION AND JOB STATUS

Organizational Placement and Type of Job Performed Paid Part-Time Personnel Paid Full-Time Personnel Unpaid Volunteers
State-Level Administrative/Supervisory/Ancillary Services 2 26 0
Local-Level Administrative/Supervisory/Ancillary Services 541 884 446
Local Teachers 8,449 4,873 8,512
Local Counselors 265 384 177
Local Paraprofessionals 1,206 1,267 1,137
Totals 10,463 7,434 10,272

*For every staff member counted above, 38.6 students were served at an average cost of $22.98 per enrollee. On the average, students attended programs for 63.44 hours during the 1994-95 program year.