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California School Dashboard and System of Support

California’s accountability and continuous improvement system provides information about how local educational agencies and schools are meeting the needs of California’s diverse student population.

California's Accountability System

California's accountability system is based on a multiple measures system that assess how local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools are meeting the needs of their students. Performance on these measures is reported through the California School Dashboard (Dashboard). The links below connects you directly to the Dashboard, supplementary reports, and supportive resources created to help parents, educators, and communities navigate through the state’s accountability system.

California School Dashboard | New for 2022 | Additional Reports | Dashboard Resources | System of Support | COVID-19 Accountability Questions

California School Dashboard

California School Dashboard: A powerful online tool designed to help communities across the state access easy-to-read reports that display performance information for K–12 schools and districts across the state.

New for 2022

Dashboard Communications Toolkit
User-friendly resources relevant to the 2022 Dashboard.

Additional Reports

School Dashboard Additional Reports: Annually published, these reports provide educators and the public with data that expands on the information reported on the California School Dashboard.

Dashboard Resources

Dashboard Resources: Learn about the Dashboard through a variety of resources ranging from user-friendly flyers, videos, technical documents (containing calculation formulas and rules), translations, and frequently asked questions.

System of Support

System of Support: A key aspect of California’s accountability and continuous improvement system, the goal of the system of support is to help LEAs and their schools meet the needs of each student they serve. California uses the data reported on the California School Dashboard to help determine those districts and schools that need assistance.

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Accountability Questions

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Accountability Questions responds to questions related to COVID-19 and the approved streamlined federal waiver under the Elementary and Secondary Elementary Education Act.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, December 15, 2022
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