2015 Survey Background (Statewide)

Skills-building students Statewide were surveyed if they met one of the following criteria in 2012-2013, and did not enroll in 2013-2014: earned a certificate of 6 or more units, earned a vocational degree, or earned 9+ CTE units.  The survey was administered in early 2015 by e-mail, telephone and US mail.  The survey addressed student perceptions of their CTE program, employment outcomes, and how their coursework and training relate to their current career.

A total of 57,708 students were surveyed and 14,125 unduplicated students responded, 4,100 of whom responded by e-mail (29.0%), 7,667 by telephone (54.3%), and 2,358 (16.7%) by US Mail, for a total overall response rate of 25.0%.

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