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 Proposed Student Progress and Outcomes Measures 

A. College Readiness Measures 

  • reporting on all students in the initial VFA cohort who are referred to developmental education; 
  • reported at the end of year two and at the end of year six;

1. % of students that attempt first math or English/reading developmental education course

2. % of students that complete highest level math or English/reading developmental education course

3. % of students that complete first college-level course in math or English/reading 

4. % of students that complete all developmental education

B. Progress Measures

  • Reporting on all students in the initial VFA cohort;
  • Reported for students who attempted 15 credit hours by the end of the initial two years of the 6-year tracking period; 
  • Reported at the end of year two and at the end of year six;

1. % course success rate in term one

2. % of students that reach credit thresholds by end of year two (24=part-time; 42=full-time)

3. % of students that are retained from fall to next term or completed;

4. % of students that reach year two outcomes as follows:

a. Still enrolled at your institution
b. Transferred to a 2-year or 4-year institution
c. Completed certificate or degree

5. % of course success rate at the end of year two

C. Outcomes and Success Measures

  • Reported separately for:
    • The initial VFA cohort at the end of year six;

1. % of students that earn an associate’s degree – without transfer

2. % of students that earn an associate’s degree – with transfer

3. % of students that earn an award of less than associate’s degree (certificate) – without transfer

4. % of students that earn an award of less than associate’s degree (certificate) – with transfer

5. % of students that transfer to a 4-year with no degree or certificate

6. % of students that laterally transfer (attendance at another community college)

7. % of students that are still enrolled during the sixth academic year

8. % of students that left institution, no award or transfer; good academic standing (30+ credits; 2.0 GPA)

9. % of students that left institution (not in good academic standing)

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 Additional Information

- VFA Measures-at-a-Glance (printable list of the proposed measures)

- VFA Draft Technical Manual v.1.0 (cohorts and technical definitions coming Jan. 11)

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