Education Attainment Levels by Sex

In the 2017 Report on the Status of Women in Los Angeles County, women today are staying in school longer, graduating high school, and going on to higher education at significantly higher rates than women of earlier generations (Mount Saint Mary’s University, n.d.).  However, despite the educational progress, women are disproportionately poorer and less likely to be promoted to managerial level than their male counterparts.