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LCAP Development Resources

This page provides resources to support local educational agencies (LEAs) in implementing the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).

LCAP Webpage | LCFF Priorities | LCAP Development Resouces | Required LCAP Goals | Tuesdays @ 2 | FAQs | Statute and Regulations | Consultation and Engagement Resources | Data Resources | Student Supports | Fiscal Resources | Continuous Improvement

Primary Resources

LCAP Webpage

The LCAP webpage contains links to the current State Board of Education (SBE) adopted LCAP Templates, Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) priorities, trainings and frequently asked questions (FAQs).

LCFF Priorities

The LCFF State Priorities Summary (DOCX) provides a summary of the LCFF state priorities to aid in the development of the LCAP.

LCAP Development Resources

Resources developed with technical assistance from the Region 15 Comprehensive Center at WestEd to support LEAs with the LCAP development process.

Please note that these resources do not take the place of the LCAP template and related instructions. The resources provided above contain information and examples that can help promote conversation around how an LEA approaches developing its LCAP, with the understanding that the LCAP must address all requirements outlined in SBE-adopted LCAP template.

Required LCAP Goals

The files below identify LEAs required to include a goal in the LCAP based on either student group performance and/or school performance:

Tuesdays @ 2

Webinars provide training to support LEAs in the LCAP annual update and development process.


FAQs providing answers to questions related to LCFF and the LCAP.

Statute and Regulations



Additional Resources

Consultation and Engagement Resources

Dual Capacity Framework for Family-School Partnerships External link opens in new window or tab.
Research-based framework for family-school partnerships and related resources

Family Engagement Toolkit-Continuous Improvement through an Equity Lens (PDF)
Resources to support improved, equitable engagement of all families, particularly those of underrepresented and underserved students

Community Engagement Initiative (CEI) External link opens in new window or tab.
Resources developed by CEI to deepen community engagement practices and metrics

Data Resources

California School Dashboard (Dashboard) External link opens in new window or tab.
LEA data related to state and local indicators

Dashboard Communications Toolkit
Informational materials that help explain the data reported on the Dashboard

Dashboard Additional Reports
Access to supplementary information and data reported on the Dashboard

Online data reporting resource that provides access to a wide variety of data reports and downloadable data files

Teaching Assignment Monitoring Outcomes
This report provides the Full-Time Equivalent data for classroom-based teaching assignments reported by LEAs

Smarter Balanced Reporting System External link opens in new window or tab.
California Educator Reporting System (CERS) Sandbox is an environment that allows users to explore the features of the reporting system using generated data and sample assessments

Student Supports

English Learner (EL) Roadmap
Resources to support educators with the implementation of the EL Roadmap Policy

Programs and Services for Students with Disabilities
Programs and services available to students with disabilities, publications, training and technical assistance opportunites and recruitment resources and materials

Programs and Services for Foster Youth
Programs and services to support foster youth

Programs and Services for Students Experiencing Homelessness
Provides information and resources for homeless children and youth and their right to enroll, attend, participate fully, and succeed in school

Fiscal Resources

LCFF Overview
Information about the funding provisions of the Local Control Funding Formula

Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) External link opens in new window or tab.
LCFF Resources for School Districts and Charter Schools

LCFF Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA)
Estimated LCFF COLA for the current LCAP Year

Supplemental and Concentration Grant Fund Regulations (5 CCR Section 15496[a][1-8]) External link opens in new window or tab.
Regulations to calculate the estimated supplemental and concentration grant funds and minimum proportionality percentage (MPP)

Equity Multiplier Funding Information
Information related to Equity Multiplier funding and assiciated requirements

Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement
Resources and tools to assist LEAs, schools, and local educational partners as they plan and implement their continuous improvement efforts through the LCAP and school planning processes (See 'Needs Assessment' Tab)

Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Resource | Program Evaluation Toolkit ( External link opens in new window or tab.
Practical resources from the REL to assist LEAs with overall planning, implementation and progress monitoring progress


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Last Reviewed: Monday, December 04, 2023
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