State Accountability Report CardAn Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) required annual statewide summary report of student assessment results, high school graduation rates, teacher qualifications, and other indicators.
- Overview of the State Accountability Report Card
Federal law requires each state to produce an annual report card that summarizes data of students statewide and disaggregated by student groups. This link provides information about the requirements and content of the State Accountability Report Card (STARC).
State Accountability Report Card
The ESEA requires each state to produce an annual report card that summarizes data of students statewide and disaggregated by student groups. Below are links to the 2021–22 STARC and the 2020–21 STARC in English and in Spanish.
- State Accountability Report Card 2021–22 July 2023 (PDF)
- State Accountability Report Card 2020–21 May 2023 (PDF)
- Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
On December 10, 2015, President Obama signed the bipartisan ESSA, which reauthorized the federal ESEA of 1965, and required states to have a new multiple measures accountability system in effect by 2017–2018. This link provides information regarding the ESSA and the development of California's plan to implement the new federal education act.
- U.S. Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education is the agency of the federal government that establishes policy for, administers, and coordinates most federal assistance to education.
- School Accountability Report Card
The state law (Education Code) and federal law (ESEA) require California public and nonpublic, nonsectarian schools to annually prepare school report cards which provide information to the community to allow public comparison of schools for student achievement, environment, resources, and demographics.
- Local Educational Agency Accountability Report Card
The federal ESEA requires annual districtwide report cards that summarize data of LEAs statewide and disaggregated by student groups.
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Last Reviewed: Friday, August 11, 2023