School Performance Fact Sheet
Early Childhood Education (1 Year program)
Calendar year 2011
Number of students who began program 62
Student available for graduation: 62
Number of graduates: 57
Graduate employed in the field: 48
Place rate employed in the field: 86%
Calendar year 2012
Number of students who began program : 51
Student available for graduation: 51
Number of graduates: 51
Graduate employed in the field: 39
Place rate employed in the field: 76%
Currently there is a tremendous need for Child Care Providers in California. At present licensed child care only supplies 21% of the total estimated need for child care.
The Child Care industry creates and sustains three times more employees than the state’s advertising industry, and several thousand times more than the accounting and legal services industries.
More than 80% of California working mothers say it is either difficult or extremely difficult to find appropriate child care, an d more than 20% have been prevented from taking a job as a result of inadequate access to care.