Performance Fact Sheet

Portnov Computer School
4970 El Camino Real, Suite #110, Los Altos, CA 94022
Tel: 650 961 2044; Fax: 650 472 8996
www.portnov.com


SCHOOL PERFORMANCE FACT SHEET

CALENDAR YEARS 2014 & 2015

Educational Program: Software Testing Program (300 hours)


On-Time Completion Rates (Graduation Rates)
Includes data for the two calendar years prior to reporting

Calendar Year Number of Students Who Began Program Students Available for Graduation Number of on-time Graduates On-time Completion Rate
2015 303 303 285 94.1%
2014 482 482 472 97.9%

 

Job Placement Rates
Includes data for the two calendar years prior to reporting

Calendar Year Number of Students Who Began Program Number of Graduates Graduates Available for Employment Graduates Employed in the field Placement rate % Employed in the field
2015 303 285 270 190 70.4%
2014 482 472 466 353 75.8%

You may obtain from the institution a list of the employment positions determined to be in the field for which a student received education and training. (To obtain this info, contact Mikhail Portnov).

Gainfully Employed Categories
Includes data for the two calendar years prior to reporting
Part-Time vs. Full-Time Employment

Calendar Year Graduates Employed in the Field 20-29 Hours Per Week Graduates Employed in the Field at Least 30 Hours Per Week Total Graduates

Employed in the Field

2015 1 189 190
2014 N/A 353 353

 

Single Position vs. Concurrent Aggregated Position

Calendar Year Graduates Employed in the Field in a Single Position Graduates Employed in the Field in Concurrent Aggregated Positions Total Graduates
Employed in the Field
2015 190 N/A 190
2014 353 N/A 353

 

Self-Employed / Freelance Positions

Calendar Year Graduates Employed who are Self-Employed or Working Freelance Total Graduates
Employed in the Field
2015 N/A 190
2014 N/A 353

 

Institutional Employment

Calendar Year Graduates Employed in the Field who are Employed by the Institution, an Employer Owned by the Institution, or an Employer who Shares Ownership with the Institution. Total Graduates
Employed in the Field
2015 N/A 190
2014 N/A 353

 

License Examination Passage Rates
Includes data for the two calendar years prior to reporting

Calendar Year Number of Graduates in Calendar Year Number of Graduates Taking Exam Number Who Passed First Available Exam Number Who Failed First Available Exam Passage Rate
2015 285 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2014 472 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Licensure examination passage data is not available from the state agency administering the examination. We are unable to collect date from # graduates.

Salary and Wage Information
Includes data for the two calendar years prior to reporting

Calendar Year Graduates Available for Employment Graduates Employed in Field $20,001 - $25,000 $25,001 - $30,000 $30,001 - $35,000 $35,001 - $40,000 $40,001 - $45,000 $45,001 - $50,000
2015 270 190 4 25 3 10 27 36
2014 466 353 3 42 8 94 9 41

 

$50,001 - $55,000 $55,001 - $60,000 $60,001 - $65,000 $65,001 - $70,000 $70,001 - $75,000 $75,001 - $80,000 $80,001 + No Salary Information Reported
5 23 3 14 4 6 5 25
8 82 7 18 6 17 18 N/A

A list of sources used to substantiate salary disclosures is available from the school. (To obtain this information, contact Mikhail Portnov).

 

Cost of Educational Program

Total charges for the program for students completing on-time in 2015: $3000. Additional charges may be incurred if the program is not completed on-time.

Federal Student Loan Debt

Students at Portnov Computer School are not eligible for federal student loans. This institution does not meet the U.S. Department of Education criteria that would allow its students to participate in federal student aid programs.

This fact sheet is filed with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Regardless of any information you may have relating to completion rates, placement rates, starting salaries, or license exam passage rates, this fact sheet contains the information as calculated pursuant to state law.

Any questions a student may have regarding this fact sheet that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, www.bppe.ca.gov, toll-free telephone number (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897.

Definitions

  • “Number of Students Who Began the Program” means the number of students who began a program who were scheduled to complete the program within 100% of the published program length within the reporting calendar year and excludes all students who cancelled during the cancellation period.
  • “Students Available for Graduation” is the number of students who began the program minus the number of students who have died, been incarcerated, or been called to active military duty.
  • “Number of On-time Graduates” is the number of students who completed the program within 100% of the published program length within the reporting calendar year.
  • “On-time Completion Rate” is the number of on-time graduates divided by the number of students available for graduation.
  • “150% Graduates” is the number of students who completed the program within 150% of the program length (includes on-time graduates).
  • “150% Completion Rate” is the number of students who completed the program in the reported calendar year within 150% of the published program length, including on-time graduates, divided by the number of students available for graduation.
  • “Graduates Available for Employment” means the number of graduates minus the number of graduates unavailable for employment.
  • “Graduates Unavailable for Employment” means the graduates who, after graduation, die, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution.
  • “Graduates Employed in the Field” means graduates who beginning within six months after a student completes the applicable educational program are gainfully employed, whose employment has been reported, and for whom the institution has documented verification of employment. For occupations for which the state requires passing an examination, the six months period begins after the announcement of the examination results for the first examination available after a student completes an applicable educational program.
  • “Placement Rate Employed in the Field” is calculated by dividing the number of graduates gainfully employed in the field by the number of graduates available for employment.
  • “Number of Graduates Taking Exam” is the number of graduates who took the first available exam in the reported calendar year. LOGO Published: October 4, 2016 Page 8 of 9 INSTITUTION NAME ADDRESS | PHONE | WEBSITE
  • “First Available Exam Date” is the date for the first available exam after a student completed a program.
  • “Passage Rate” is calculated by dividing the number of graduates who passed the exam by the number of graduates who took the reported licensing exam.
  • “Number Who Passed First Available Exam” is the number of graduates who took and passed the first available licensing exam after completing the program.
  • “Salary” is as reported by graduate or graduate’s employer.
  • “No Salary Information Reported” is the number of graduates for whom, after making reasonable attempts, the school was not able to obtain salary information.

 

STUDENT’S RIGHT TO CANCEL

STUDENT'S RIGHT TO CANCEL. The student has a right to cancel this enrollment agreement and obtain a full refund of charges. Cancellation date: no later than attendance at the first class session, or the seventh day after enrollment, whichever is later. You may cancel this Enrollment Agreement and receive a refund by providing a written notice to: Director. Portnov Computer School. 4970 El Camino Real # 110, Los Altos, CA 94022. Notice of cancellation shall be in writing. Withdrawal may be effectuated by the student's written notice or by the student's conduct, including, but not necessarily limited to, a student's lack of attendance.

WITHDRAWAL. The student has a right to withdraw from the course of study at any time prior to the completion of the course and obtain the refund of charges calculated based on the Refund Policy. You may withdraw by providing a written notice to: Director. Portnov Computer School. 4970 El Camino Real # 110, Los Altos, CA 94022. Withdrawal date is determined as the date when the School receives written Withdrawal Notice from the student. Withdrawal may be effectuated by the student's written notice or by the student's conduct, including, but not necessarily limited to, a student's lack of attendance.

REFUND POLICY. If the student signed the Enrollment Agreement but never attended the course, or cancelled the Enrollment Agreement prior to or on the first day of instruction, the School will refund the amount paid less the amount of $75.00 for the registration fee. If the student has attended the course and withdraws from the course after the first day of instruction but prior to completion of the course, or otherwise fails to complete the course or the period of enrollment, a student who has completed 60 percent or less of the course will be paid by the School a prorated refund of the unused portion of tuition. Refund will be paid within 30 days following the date upon which the student's withdrawal has been determined. If the School cancels or discontinues a course, the School will make a full refund of all charges paid for the course that was not provided. The refund will be paid within 30 days following the date upon which the course has been determined as cancelled or discontinued.


SCHOOL PERFORMANCE FACT SHEET

CALENDAR YEARS 2014 & 2015

Educational Program: Advanced Software Quality Assurance Program (600 hours)

 

On-Time Completion Rates (Graduation Rates)
Includes data for the two calendar years prior to reporting

Calendar Year Number of Students Who Began Program Students Available for Graduation Number of on-time Graduates On-time Completion Rate
2015 17 17 14 82.3%
2014 N/A N/A N/A N/A

 

Job Placement Rates
Includes data for the two calendar years prior to reporting

Calendar Year Number of Students Who Began Program Number of Graduates Graduates Available for Employment Graduates Employed in the field Placement rate % Employed in the field
2015 17 14 14 13 92.8%
2014 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

You may obtain from the institution a list of the employment positions determined to be in the field for which a student received education and training. (To obtain this info, contact Mikhail Portnov).

Gainfully Employed Categories
Includes data for the two calendar years prior to reporting
Part-Time vs. Full-Time Employment

Calendar Year Graduates Employed in the Field 20-29 Hours Per Week Graduates Employed in the Field at Least 30 Hours Per Week Total Graduates
Employed in the Field
2015 N/A 13 13
2014 N/A N/A N/A

 

Single Position vs. Concurrent Aggregated Position

Calendar Year Graduates Employed in the Field in a Single Position Graduates Employed in the Field in Concurrent Aggregated Positions Total Graduates
Employed in the Field
2015 13 N/A 13
2014 N/A N/A N/A

 

Self-Employed / Freelance Positions

Calendar Year Graduates Employed who are Self-Employed or Working Freelance Total Graduates
Employed in the Field
2015 N/A 13
2014 N/A N/A

 

Institutional Employment

Calendar Year Graduates Employed in the Field who are Employed by the Institution, an Employer Owned by the Institution, or an Employer who Shares Ownership with the Institution. Total Graduates
Employed in the Field
2015 N/A 13
2014 N/A N/A

 

License Examination Passage Rates
Includes data for the two calendar years prior to reporting

Calendar Year Number of Graduates in Calendar Year Number of Graduates Taking Exam Number Who Passed First Available Exam Number Who Failed First Available Exam Passage Rate
2015 14 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2014 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Licensure examination passage data is not available from the state agency administering the examination. We are unable to collect date from # graduates.

Salary and Wage Information
Includes data for the two calendar years prior to reporting

Calendar Year Graduates Available for Employment Graduates Employed in Field $20,001 - $25,000 $25,001 - $30,000 $30,001 - $35,000 $35,001 - $40,000 $40,001 - $45,000 $45,001 - $50,000
2015 14 13 0 4 0 1 0 2
2014 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

 

$50,001 - $55,000 $55,001 - $60,000 $60,001 - $65,000 $65,001 - $70,000 $70,001 - $75,000 $75,001 - $80,000 $80,001 + No Salary Information Reported
0 3 1 0 0 0 2 N/A
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

A list of sources used to substantiate salary disclosures is available from the school. (To obtain this information, contact Mikhail Portnov).

Cost of Educational Program

Total charges for the program for students completing on-time in 2015: $5,995. Additional charges may be incurred if the program is not completed on-time.

Federal Student Loan Debt

Students at Portnov Computer School are not eligible for federal student loans. This institution does not meet the U.S. Department of Education criteria that would allow its students to participate in federal student aid programs.

This fact sheet is filed with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Regardless of any information you may have relating to completion rates, placement rates, starting salaries, or license exam passage rates, this fact sheet contains the information as calculated pursuant to state law.

Any questions a student may have regarding this fact sheet that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, www.bppe.ca.gov, toll-free telephone number (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897.

Portnov Computer School started operating this program on 06/25/2014. Therefore, the number of students who graduate, the number of students who are placed, or the starting salary you can earn after finishing the educational program are gathered for the active period at this time. Starting the next (for the year of 2016) reporting period, two full years of data for this program will be available.

Definitions

  • “Number of Students Who Began the Program” means the number of students who began a program who were scheduled to complete the program within 100% of the published program length within the reporting calendar year and excludes all students who cancelled during the cancellation period.
  • “Students Available for Graduation” is the number of students who began the program minus the number of students who have died, been incarcerated, or been called to active military duty.
  • “Number of On-time Graduates” is the number of students who completed the program within 100% of the published program length within the reporting calendar year.
  • “On-time Completion Rate” is the number of on-time graduates divided by the number of students available for graduation.
  • “150% Graduates” is the number of students who completed the program within 150% of the program length (includes on-time graduates)
  • “150% Completion Rate” is the number of students who completed the program in the reported calendar year within 150% of the published program length, including on-time graduates, divided by the number of students available for graduation.
  • “Graduates Available for Employment” means the number of graduates minus the number of graduates unavailable for employment.
  • “Graduates Unavailable for Employment” means the graduates who, after graduation, die, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution.
  • “Graduates Employed in the Field” means graduates who beginning within six months after a student completes the applicable educational program are gainfully employed, whose employment has been reported, and for whom the institution has documented verification of employment. For occupations for which the state requires passing an examination, the six months period begins after the announcement of the examination results for the first examination available after a student completes an applicable educational program.
  • “Placement Rate Employed in the Field” is calculated by dividing the number of graduates gainfully employed in the field by the number of graduates available for employment.
  • “Number of Graduates Taking Exam” is the number of graduates who took the first available exam in the reported calendar year. LOGO Published: October 4, 2016 Page 8 of 9 INSTITUTION NAME ADDRESS | PHONE | WEBSITE
  • “First Available Exam Date” is the date for the first available exam after a student completed a program.
  • “Passage Rate” is calculated by dividing the number of graduates who passed the exam by the number of graduates who took the reported licensing exam.
  • “Number Who Passed First Available Exam” is the number of graduates who took and passed the first available licensing exam after completing the program.
  • “Salary” is as reported by graduate or graduate’s employer.
  • “No Salary Information Reported” is the number of graduates for whom, after making reasonable attempts, the school was not able to obtain salary information.

 

STUDENT’S RIGHT TO CANCEL

STUDENT'S RIGHT TO CANCEL. The student has a right to cancel this enrollment agreement and obtain a full refund of charges. Cancellation date: no later than attendance at the first class session, or the seventh day after enrollment, whichever is later. You may cancel this Enrollment Agreement and receive a refund by providing a written notice to: Director. Portnov Computer School. 4970 El Camino Real # 110, Los Altos, CA 94022. Notice of cancellation shall be in writing. Withdrawal may be effectuated by the student's written notice or by the student's conduct, including, but not necessarily limited to, a student's lack of attendance.

WITHDRAWAL. The student has a right to withdraw from the course of study at any time prior to the completion of the course and obtain the refund of charges calculated based on the Refund Policy. You may withdraw by providing a written notice to: Director. Portnov Computer School. 4970 El Camino Real # 110, Los Altos, CA 94022. Withdrawal date is determined as the date when the School receives written Withdrawal Notice from the student. Withdrawal may be effectuated by the student's written notice or by the student's conduct, including, but not necessarily limited to, a student's lack of attendance.

REFUND POLICY. If the student signed the Enrollment Agreement but never attended the course, or cancelled the Enrollment Agreement prior to or on the first day of instruction, the School will refund the amount paid less the amount of $75.00 for the registration fee. If the student has attended the course and withdraws from the course after the first day of instruction but prior to completion of the course, or otherwise fails to complete the course or the period of enrollment, a student who has completed 60 percent or less of the course will be paid by the School a prorated refund of the unused portion of tuition. Refund will be paid within 30 days following the date upon which the student's withdrawal has been determined. If the School cancels or discontinues a course, the School will make a full refund of all charges paid for the course that was not provided. The refund will be paid within 30 days following the date upon which the course has been determined as cancelled or discontinued.

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