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Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

Federal and state law and guidance require California to identify schools for the purposes of the School Improvement Grant and State Fiscal Stabilization Fund programs.
Program Information
Identification Criteria
Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools Eligible for SIG
  • Tier I Schools (Modified 11-Mar-2010)
    Approved by the State Board of Education on March 11, 2010.

  • Tier II Schools (Modified 11-Mar-2010)
    Approved by the State Board of Education on March 11, 2010.

  • Graduation Rate Only Schools (Modified 11-Mar-2010)
    Approved by the State Board of Education on March 11, 2010.
Schools Eligible for SIG
Data Files
Questions:   Analysis, Measurement, and Accountability Reporting Division | 916-319-0869
Last Reviewed: Monday, September 14, 2015

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