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Annual Evaluation Report Guidelines

Guidelines to assist educators responsible for evaluating alternative schools and programs of choice.

Annual evaluation reports are required for each alternative school established under California Education Code (EC) sections 58500–58512 External link opens in new window or tab.. The EC Section 58510 External link opens in new window or tab. states:

Each district operating an alternative school shall annually evaluate such school. The evaluation shall include testing of basic skills for student participants and must identify the variables which may have affected student academic achievement. The process of evaluation shall also include teacher, parent, and student input from the alternative school itself. These evaluation reports shall be sent to the Superintendent of Public Instruction on or before August 1st of the following year and shall be annually reviewed by persons designated by the superintendent who are not employed by the district operating the alternative.

Additional Information

ASOC Annual Evaluation Webinar External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 12:25)
The webinar explains what is an ASOC, goals of ASOC, why it is required for ASOCs to complete the evaluation, what the evaluation includes, and submission of the online survey.

ASOC Annual Evaluation Process Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions regarding the ASOC Annual Evaluation.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, May 1, 2024