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Library Evaluation

This is the annual online school library evaluation for California schools conducted each year.

Education Code Section 18122 directs local governing boards to report to the California Department of Education (CDE) on the condition of school libraries. CDE created this online data collection evaluation tool to meet the Education Code requirement and to develop an accurate picture of the condition of school libraries across the state.

The annual online evaluation is closed. It will be open to collect information from the individual schools about their libraries in the 2022–2023 academic year starting in 2024. Prior year evaluation responses are available as well.

For district or county downloads, or to schedule a training, contact Renée Ousley-Swank at 916-319-0449 or for assistance.

Thank you for taking the time and effort to complete this evaluation. Your answers are invaluable to us as we develop a picture of library programs across the state, and you now have much more detailed data to look closely at your school library program.

Evaluation Participation and Responses
Check to see which schools participated in and completed prior evaluations. To see the evaluation responses, select the evaluation name and year from the drop-down menu. Then, click on the county, the district, and then the school’s name. The responses will be displayed on the screen. Use the navigation back buttons and not the browser’s back button.

A Statistical Snapshot of California School Libraries is also available.

Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Friday, September 08, 2023