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2019 Five-by-Five Colored Tables

The accountability system combines five Status and Change levels creating a five-by-five color placement grid that produces twenty-five results for the 2019 Dashboard

Performance on the state measures is calculated based on data from current and prior years resulting in five color-coded performance levels for each indicator. From highest to lowest the performance levels are: Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, and Red.

The five color-coded performance levels are calculated using percentiles to create a five-by-five colored table (giving 25 results) that combine data from the current and prior years.

This document provides the five-by-five colored table for each of the state measures:

Chronic Absenteeism

Chronic Absenteeism Measure Five-by-Five Colored Table
Performance Level Increased Significantly

from Prior Year (by 3.0% or more)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 0.5% to less than 3.0%)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or
increased by less than 0.5%)
Declined

from Prior Year
(by 0.5% to less than 3.0%)
Declined Significantly

from Prior Year
(by 3.0% or more)
Very Low

2.5% or less in Current Year
Yellow
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
Low

More than
2.5% to 5.0% in Current Year
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

More than
5.0% to 10.0% in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
High

More than
10.0% to 20.0% in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very High

More than
20.0% in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Yellow

Suspension Rate

LEA Suspension: Elementary School District Five-by-Five Colored Table
Performance Level Increased Significantly

from Prior Year (by greater than 2.0%)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 0.3% to 2.0%)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or
increased by less than 0.3%)
Declined

from Prior Year
(by 0.3% to less than 2.0%)
Declined Significantly

from Prior Year
(by 2.0% or greater)
Very Low

0.5% or less in Current Year
N/A
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
Low

Greater than
0.5% to 1.5% in Current Year
N/A
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

Greater than
1.5% to 3.0% in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
High

Greater than
3.0% to 6.0% in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very High

Greater than
6.0% in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Yellow
LEA Suspension: High School District Five-by-Five Colored Table
Performance Level Increased Significantly

from Prior Year (by greater than 3.0%)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 0.5% to 3.0%)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or
increased by less than 0.5%)
Declined

from Prior Year
(by 0.5% to less than 3.0%)
Declined Significantly

from Prior Year
(by 3.0% or greater)
Very Low

1.5% or less in Current Year
N/A
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
Low

Greater than
1.5% to 3.5% in Current Year
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

Greater than
3.5% to 6.0% in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
High

Greater than
6.0% to 9.0% in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very High

Greater than
9.0% in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Yellow
LEA Suspension: Unified District and K–12 Schools Five-by-Five Colored Table
Performance Level Increased Significantly

from Prior Year
(by greater than 2.0%)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 0.3% to 2.0%)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or
increased by less than 0.3%)
Declined

from Prior Year
(by 0.3% to less than 2.0%)
Declined Significantly

from Prior Year
(by 2.0% or greater)
Very Low

1.0% or less in Current Year
N/A
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
Low

Greater than
1.0% to 2.5% in Current Year
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

Greater than
2.5% to 4.5% in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
High

Greater than
4.5% to 8.0% in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very High

Greater than
8.0% in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Yellow
School Suspension: Elementary Five-by-Five Colored Table
Performance Level Increased Significantly

from Prior Year (by greater than 2.0%)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 0.3% to 2.0%)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or
increased by less than 0.3%)
Declined

from Prior Year
(by 0.3% to less than 1.0%)
Declined Significantly

from Prior Year
(by 1.0% or greater)
Very Low

0.5% or less in Current Year
N/A
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
Low

Greater than
0.5% to 1.0% in Current Year
N/A
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

Greater than
1.0% to 3.0% in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
High

Greater than
3.0% to 6.0% in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very High

Greater than
6.0% in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Yellow
School Suspension: Middle School Five-by-Five Colored Table
Performance Level Increased Significantly

from Prior Year (by greater than 4.0%)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 0.3% to 4.0%)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or
increased by less than 0.3%)
Declined

from Prior Year
(by 0.3% to less than 3.0%)
Declined Significantly

from Prior Year
(by 3.0% or greater)
Very Low

0.5% or less
in Current Year
N/A
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
Low

Greater than
0.5% to 2.0%
in Current Year
N/A
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

Greater than 2.0% to 8.0%
in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
High

Greater than
8.0% to 12.0%
in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very High

Greater than 12.0%
in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Yellow
School Suspension: High School Five-by-Five Colored Table
Performance Level Increased Significantly

from Prior Year
(by greater than 3.0%)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 0.3% to 3.0%)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or
increased by less than 0.3%)
Declined

from Prior Year
(by 0.3% to less than 2.0%)
Declined Significantly

from Prior Year
(by 2.0% or greater)
Very Low

0.5% or less
in Current Year
N/A
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
Low

Greater than
0.5% to 1.5%
in Current Year
N/A
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

Greater than 1.5% to 6.0%
in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
High

Greater than
6.0% to 10.0%
in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very High

Greater than 10.0%
in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Yellow

English Learner Progress Indicator

California has transitioned to a new English proficiency assessment: the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC). Because this indicator reflects how English Learners’ are progressing in acquiring English language proficiency, at least two years of ELPAC data are need to calculate Status and at least three years of ELPAC data are needed to calculate Change. Because only two years of ELPAC data are now available, only Status will be reported for the 2019 Dashboard.

Graduation Rate

Combined 4- and 5- Year Graduation Rate Measure Five-by-Five Colored Table
Performance Level Declined Significantly

from Prior Year (by 5.1% or greater)
Declined

from Prior Year (by 1.0% to 5.0%)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or
increased by less than 1.0%)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 1.0% to 4.9%)
Increased Significantly

from Prior Year (by 5.0% or greater)
Very High

95.0% or greater in Current Year
N/A
Blue
Blue
Blue
Blue
High

90.5% to less than 95.0% in Current Year
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

80.0% to less than 90.5% in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Low

68.0% to less than 80.0% in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very Low

Less than 68.0% in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Red
Red
DASS Graduation Rate Measure Five-by-Five Colored Table for Grade 12
Performance Level Declined Significantly

from Prior Year (by more than 10.0%)
Declined

from Prior Year (by 3.0% to 10.0%)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or
increased by less than 3.0%)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 3.0% to less than 10.0%)
Increased Significantly

from Prior Year (by 10.0% or greater)
Very High

90.5% or greater in Current Year
N/A
Blue
Blue
Blue
Blue
High

80.0% to less than 90.5% in Current Year
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

70.0% to less than 80.0% in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Low

68.0% to less than 70.0% in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very Low

Less than 68.0% in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Red
Red

Academic Indicator

English Language Arts/Literacy Academic Measure Five-by-Five Colored Table for Grades 3–8
Performance Level Declined Significantly

from Prior Year (by more than 15 points)
Declined

from Prior Year (by 3 to 15 points)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined by less than 3 points or
increased by less than 3 points)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 3 to less than 15 points)
Increased Significantly

from Prior Year (by 15 points or more)
Very High

+45 points or higher in Current Year
Green
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
High

+10 to +44.9 points in Current Year
Green
Green
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

-5 points to +9.9 points in Current Year
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Green
Green
Low

-5.1 to -70 points in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very Low

-70.1 points or lower in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Orange
DASS Schools: English Language Arts/Literacy Academic Measure Five-by-Five Colored Table for Grades 3–8
Performance Level Declined Significantly

from Prior Year (by more than 15 points)
Declined

from Prior Year (by 3 to 15 points)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined by less than 3 points or increased by less than 3 points)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 3 to less than 15 points)
Increased Significantly

from Prior Year (by 15 points or more)
Very High

+45 points or higher in Current Year
Green
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
High

+10 to +44.9 points in Current Year
Green
Green
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

-5 point to +9.9 points in Current Year
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Green
Green
Low

-5.1 to -125.0 points in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very Low

-125.1 points or lower in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Orange
English Language Arts/Literacy Academic Measure Five-by-Five Colored Table for Grade 11
Performance Level Declined Significantly

from Prior Year (by more than 15.1 points)
Declined

from Prior Year (by 3 to 15 points)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or
increased by 2.9 points or less)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 3 to less than 14.9 points)
Increased Significantly

from Prior Year (by 15 points or more)
Very High

+75 points or higher in Current Year
Green
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
High

+30 to +74.9 points in Current Year
Green
Green
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

-0.9 point to +29.9 points in Current Year
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Green
Green
Low

-1 to -45 points in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very Low

-45.1 points or lower in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Orange
DASS Schools English Language Arts/Literacy Academic Measure Five-by-Five Colored Table for Grade 11
Performance Level Declined Significantly

from Prior Year (by more than 15.1 points)
Declined

from Prior Year (by 3 to 15 points)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or increased by 2.9 points or
less)
Increased

from Prior Year (by 3 to less than 14.9 points)
Increased Significantly

from Prior Year (by 15 points or more)
Very High

+75 points or higher in Current Year
Green
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
High

+30 to +74.9 points in Current Year
Green
Green
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

-0.9 to +29.9 points in Current Year
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Green
Green
Low

-1 to -110.0 points in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very Low

-110.1 points or lower in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Orange
Mathematics Academic Indicator Five-by-Five Colored Table for Grades 3–8
Performance Level Declined Significantly

from Prior Year (by 15 points)
Declined

from Prior Year (by 3 to 15 points)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined by less than 3 points or
increased by less than 3 points)
Increased

from Prior Year
(by 3 to less than 15 points)

Increased Significantly

from Prior Year
(by 15 points or more)
Very High

+35 points or higher in Current Year
Yellow
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
High

0 to +34.9 points in Current Year
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

-25 points to less than 0 points in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Low

-25.1 to -95 points in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very Low

-95.1 points or lower in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Yellow
DASS Schools Mathematics Academic Indicator Five-by-Five Colored Table for Grades 3–8
Performance Level Declined Significantly

from Prior Year (by 15 points)
Declined

from Prior Year (by 3 to 15 points)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined by less than 3 points or
increased by less than 3 points)
Increased

from Prior Year
(by 3 to less than 15 points)

Increased Significantly

from Prior Year
(by 15 points or more)
Very High

35 points or higher in Current Year
Yellow
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
High

0 to 34.9 points in Current Year
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

-25 points to less than 0 points in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Low

-25.1 to -175.0 points in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very Low

-175.1 points or lower in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Yellow
Mathematics Academic Indicator Five-by-Five Colored Table for Grade 11
Performance Level Declined Significantly

from Prior Year (by more than 15.1 points)
Declined

from Prior Year (by 3 to 15 points)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or increased by 2.9 points or less)
Increased

from Prior Year
(by 3 to less than 14.9 points)

Increased Significantly

from Prior Year
(by 15 points or more)
Very High

+25 points or higher in Current Year
Yellow
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
High

0 to +24.9 points in Current Year
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

-0.1 to -60 points in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Low

-60.1 to -115 points in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very Low

-115.1 points or lower in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Yellow
DASS Schools Mathematics Academic Indicator Five-by-Five Colored Table for Grade 11
Performance Level Declined Significantly

from Prior Year (by more than 15.1 points)
Declined

from Prior Year (by 3 to 15 points)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or increased by 2.9 points or less)
Increased

from Prior Year
(by 3 to less than 14.9 points)

Increased Significantly

from Prior Year
(by 15 points or more)
Very High

+25 points or higher in Current Year
Yellow
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
High

0 to +24.9 points in Current Year
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

-0.1 to -60 points in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Low

-60.1 to -185 points in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very Low

-185.1 points or lower in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Yellow

College/Career Indicator

College/Career Measure Five-by-Five Colored Table
Performance Level Declined Significantly

from Prior Year (by 9.1% or more)
Declined

from Prior Year (by 2.0% to 9.0%)
Maintained

from Prior Year (declined or increased by 1.9% or less)
Increased

from Prior Year
(by 2.0% to 8.9%)

Increased Significantly

from Prior Year
(by 9.0% or more)
Very High

70.0% or greater in Current Year
Yellow
Green
Blue
Blue
Blue
High

55.0% to 69.9% in Current Year
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Blue
Medium

35.0% to less than 54.9% in Current Year
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Green
Green
Low

10.0% to 34.9% in Current Year
Red
Orange
Orange
Yellow
Yellow
Very Low

9.9% or lower in Current Year
Red
Red
Red
Orange
Yellow
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Last Reviewed: Monday, November 4, 2019
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