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Overview of the LEA Accountability Report Card

Information about the requirements and contents of the Local Educational Agency (LEA) Accountability Report Card.

Federal law requires annual districtwide summary report cards that summarize assessment results of LEAs statewide and disaggregated by student groups. Information must also be included on high school graduation rates, teacher qualifications, other indicators used in each state’s definition of Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), and the AYP status of all LEAs in the state.

The LEA Accountability Report Card (LARC) contains data for the following categories:

Section I. Accountability
  • AYP
  • Graduation Rate
  • Attendance Rate
Section II. Program Improvement (PI)
  • PI Status of Schools in the LEA
Section III. California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Assessment Results
  • CAASPP Assessment Results – ELA
  • CAASPP Assessment Results – Mathematics
  • CAASPP Assessment Results – Science
Section IV. Teacher Information
  • Teacher Credentials
  • Teacher Education Levels
  • Core Academic Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
Section V. National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Results
  • NAEP Reading and Mathematics Results by Grade Level, All Students
  • NAEP Reading and Mathematics Results by Grade Level, Students with Disabilities, and/or English Language Learners
Questions: SARC TEAM | sarc@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0406 
Last Reviewed: Monday, August 22, 2016
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