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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.

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) annual districtwide summary report cards that summarize assessment results of LEAs statewide and disaggregated by student group. 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 contains data for the following categories:

Section I. Accountability
  • Adequate Yearly Progress
  • Academic Performance Index
  • Graduation Rate
Section II. Program Improvement
  • Program Improvement Status of Schools in the LEA
Section III. Academic Assessment Results
  • Standardized Testing and Reporting Program Results
  • California High School Exit Examination Results
Section IV. Teacher Information
  • Teacher Education Level
  • Teacher Credentials
  • Core Academic Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
Section V. National Assessment of Educational Progress Results
  • National Assessment of Educational Progress Reading and Mathematics Results by Grade Level, All Students
  • National Assessment of Educational Progress 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: Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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