Student Achievement Disclosure Information

Student achievement goals:

  1. On the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE), students will indicate a level of engagement with the college that meets or exceeds the CCSSE benchmark scores. 

    CCSSE Benchmark Benchmark
    Score
    College Scores
    2013 2011 2009
    Active and Collaborative Learning 50 44.1 44.0 45.3
    Student Effort 50 49.2 50.8 51.5
    Academic Challenge 50 47.7 50.1 49.1
    Student-Faculty Interaction 50 49.0 48.4 46.9
    Support for Learners 50 48.5 49.7 46.9

  2. The number of credentials (certificates, diplomas, associate's degrees) awarded by HCC will meet or exceed that year's target as established by KCTCS.  (Note: targets established in 2012)


    Credentials Awarded by the College
    KCTCS Target
    Academic Year
    Certificates
    Diplomas
    Associate Degrees Total Credentials Awarded
    Associate Degrees
    Total
    Credentials
    Awarded
    2013-2014 833
    44
    523
    1400
    503
    1193
    2012-2013 717
    25
    525
    1267
    481
    1149
    2011-2012 735
    39
    531
    1305


    2010-2011 677
    52
    430
    1159



  3. Student retention, graduation, and transfer-out rates will meet or exceed the median of HCC's Comparison group.  This measure reflects data reported by HCC to the National Center for Education Statistics through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Statistics Database (IPEDS) and the IPEDS-selected comparison group as reported in HCC's IPEDS Data Feedback Report.


    HCC
    IPEDS Comparison Group
    HCC
    IPEDS Comparison Group
    2007 Cohort
    2007 Cohort 2006 Cohort
    2006 Cohort
    Graduation rate (all)*
    19%
    23%
    17%
    21%
    Graduation rate at 100% normal time
    17%
    13%
    8%
    13%
    Graduation rate at 200% normal time
    23%
    23%
    17%
    22%
    Transfer-out rate*
    19%
    16%
    12%
    19%
    Retention rate (fall to fall)
    2013
    2012
    Full-time retention
    52%
    58%
    58%
    57%
    Part-time retention
    36%
    40%
    36%
    44%
    *Student Right-to-Know data
  4. Other Measures:
    Percent of first-time takers passing licensure and certification examinations*.

    Academic Year HCC First-Time Pass Percentage
    2013-2012 90%
    2012-2011 92%
    2010-2011 87%
    *As compiled by KCTCS.  Licensure exams included in the calculation are NCLEX-ADN, NCLEX-PN, Nurse Assistant/Aide, and HVAC Journeyman.