# Developmental to College Pathway

### Retention of Developmental Math Students in College Math

**Definition**

Percentage of students who matriculated from developmental math to first-level college math and who were retained in the first-level college math course.

**External Benchmarking**

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton developmental math students who were retained in the first-level college math course was the highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton developmental math students who were retained in the first-level college math course was in the 86th percentile nationally.

### Success of Developmental Math Students in College Math - All Completers

**Definition**

Percentage of students who matriculated from developmental math to first-level college math and who were earned a grade of A, B, C, or P in the first-level college math course (of all students who completed the developmental math course).

**External Benchmarking**

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton developmental math students who matriculated to the first college-level math course and who earned a passing grade in the first-level college math course (of all students who completed the developmental math course) was the highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton developmental math students who were successful in the first-level college math course (of all students who completed the developmental math course) was in the 85th percentile nationally.

### Success of Developmental Math Students in College Math - All Enrolled

**Definition**

Percentage of students who matriculated from developmental math to first-level college math and who were earned a grade of A, B, C, or P in the first-level college math course (of all students enrolled in the developmental math course).

**External Benchmarking**

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton developmental math students who matriculated to the first college-level math course and who earned a passing grade in the first-level college math course (of all students enrolled in the developmental math course) was the highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton developmental math students who were successful in the first-level college math course (of all students enrolled in the developmental math course) was in the 92nd percentile nationally.

### Retention of Developmental Writing Students in College Writing

**Definition**

Percentage of students who matriculated from developmental writing to first-level college writing and who were retained in the first-level college writing course.

**External Benchmarking**

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton developmental writing students who were retained in the first-level college writing course was the second highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton developmental writing students who were retained in the first-level college writing course was in the 75th percentile nationally.

### Success of Developmental Writing Students in College Writing - All Completers

**Definition**

Percentage of students who matriculated from developmental writing to first-level college writing and who were earned a grade of A, B, C, or P in the first-level college writing course (of all students who completed the developmental writing course).

**External Benchmarking**

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton developmental writing students who matriculated to the first college-level writing course and who earned a passing grade in the first-level college writing course (of all students who completed the developmental writing course) was the second lowest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton developmental writing students who were successful in the first-level college writing course (of all students who completed the developmental writing course) was in the 59th percentile nationally.

### Success of Developmental Writing Students in College Writing - All Enrolled

**Definition**

Percentage of students who matriculated from developmental writing to first-level college writing and who were earned a grade of A, B, C, or P in the first-level college writing course (of all students enrolled in the developmental writing course).

**External Benchmarking**

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton developmental writing students who matriculated to the first college-level writing course and who earned a passing grade in the first-level college writing course (of all students enrolled in the developmental writing course) was the second lowest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton developmental writing students who were successful in the first-level college writing course (of all students enrolled in the developmental writing course) was in the 74th percentile nationally.