School Accountability Report Card (SARC)California public & nonpublic, nonsectarian schools annually provide information to the community to allow public comparison of schools for student achievement, environment, resources & demographics.
Information for the General Public
- Find a SARC
The Find a SARC web page allows parents and community members to easily search for SARCs. The California Department of Education (CDE) hosts the current and prior year SARCs that have been submitted to the CDE.
- A Parent's Guide to the SARC
- SARC Frequently Asked Questions
Information for SARC Coordinators
- SARC Preparation Guide for Nonpublic, Nonsectarian Schools
- SARC Registration on myCDEconnect
By selecting this link, the designated SARC Coordinators and designated Alternate Authorizers can register to obtain a SARC user account (i.e., username and password) required to access the SARC Web Application.
- SARC Web Application on myCDEconnect
By selecting this link, the SARC Coordinators can access the SARC Login web page to the SARC Web Application in the myCDEconnect system, and populate their SARCs with information regarding school performance on a variety of indicators.
SARC Preparation Resources
- Blank 2022–23 SARC Template in Word (DOCX)
The SARCs must be published and submitted to the CDE no later than February 1 of each year, and are considered current through January 31 the following year. The SARCs are one year in arrears.
- 2022–23 Data Element Definitions (DOCX)
The Data Element Definitions document mirrors the SARC template and provides information regarding the data required to be populated into the SARC.
- Downloadable SARC Data Files 2022–23
The Downloadable SARC Data Files web page provides the template table names, downloadable data files, and mapping document to populate School Accountability Report Card (SARC) Reports.
- Updates to SARC Data 2022–23
The Updates to SARC Data web page provides a description of the updates to data contained in the 2022–23 SARC Web Application data files.
Prior Year SARC
SARC and the Law
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Last Reviewed: Monday, January 8, 2024