Early Childhood Education

Program Completion & Retention Information

Western Piedmont Community College provides the following information on program completion and retention for our Early Childhood Education program.

Number of Full-Time Candidates Enrolled Fall, 2019

  • Early Childhood Education: 2
  • Early Childhood Education A.A.S. (Career Track): 4
  • Early Childhood Education A.A.S. (Transfer – Licensure): 8
  • Early Childhood Education A.A.S. (Transfer – Non-Licensure): 0

Number of Part-Time Candidates Enrolled Fall, 2019

  • Early Childhood Education: 4
  • Early Childhood Education A.A.S. (Career Track): 8
  • Early Childhood Education A.A.S. (Transfer – Licensure): 1
  • Early Childhood Education A.A.S. (Transfer – Non-Licensure): 2

Number of Program Graduates in the Past Academic Year

  • Fall, 2018: 4
  • Spring, 2019: 5
  • Summer, 2019: 1

Program Completers for the Three Most Recent Academic Years

Academic YearNo. of Program CompletersPercent of Program Completers Who Were Attending Full-Time (at the time of completion)Percent of Program Completers Who Were Attending Part-Time (at the time of completion)
2018-201910 (A55220)3/10 or 30%7/10 or 70%
2017-20182 (A55220)0/2 or 0%2/2 or 100%
2016-20176 (A55220)2/6 or 33%4/6 or 67%

Program Completion Rate

Academic year in which a Fall cohort of full-time students enrolled at the institution (select three sequential years)Percentage of those students who completed the program within 150% of the published timeframePercentage of those students who completed the program within 100%, 200% (twice) or 300% (three times) of the published timeframe (Please circle or underline the indicator above on which the program will report.)
Fall 2015 (Cohort of 7)3/7 or 43%5/7 or 71%
Fall 2014 (Cohort of 5)1/5 or 20%1/5 or 20%
Fall 2013 (Cohort of 13)1/13 or 8%4/13 or 31%

Fall to Fall Retention Rate

Academic YearNumber of Part-Time Candidates Enrolled (% of Total Enrollment)Retention Rate among Part-Time CandidatesNumber of Full-Time Candidates Enrolled (% of Total Enrollment)Retention Rate among Full-Time Candidates
2018-201920/40 or 50%5/15 or 33%20/40 or 50%7/15 or 47%
2017-201820/26 or 77%8/18 or 44%6/26 or 23%6/6 or 100%
2016-201715/26 or 58%2/12 or 17%11/26 or 42%3/8 or 38%

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