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LEA Criteria for Differentiated Assistance

A table that lists the LEA eligibility criteria for differentiated assistance in 2019–20.

To be eligible for assistance, the same student group must meet the criteria in two different priority areas. Note: if an LEA does not meet a local indicator, all student groups are deemed as not meeting that local indicator.

LCFF State Priority Areas 1–5 LCFF State Priority Areas 6–10

Basic (Priority 1)

  • Not met for Two or More Years on Local Performance Indicator

School Climate (Priority 6)

  • Red on Suspension Rate Indicator, or
  • Not Met for Two or More Years on Local Performance Indicator

Implementation of State Academic Standards (Priority 2)

  • Not Met for Two or More Years on Local Performance Indicator

Access to a Broad Course of Study (Priority 7)

  • Not Met for Two or More Years on Local Performance Indicator

Parent Engagement (Priority 3)

  • Not Met for Two or More Years on Local Performance Indicator

Outcomes in a Broad Course of Study (Priority 8)

  • Red on College/Career Indicator

Pupil Achievement (Priority 4)

  • Red on both English language arts and math tests, or
  • Red on English language arts or math test and Orange on the other test, or
  • Status of ‘Very Low’ on the English Learner Progress Indicator (ELPI) (EL student group only) (Note: ELPI Status Only is available in 2019)

Coordination of Services for Expelled Pupils – COEs Only (Priority 9)

  • Not Met for Two or More Years on Local Performance Indicator

Pupil Engagement (Priority 5)

  • Red on Graduation Rate Indicator, or
  • Red on Chronic Absence Indicator

Coordination of Services for Foster Youth – COEs Only (Priority 10)

  • Not Met for Two or More Years on Local Performance Indicator
Questions: Data Visualization and Reporting Office | LCFFESSAData@cde.ca.gov | 916-323-3071 
Last Reviewed: Monday, November 4, 2019
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