Understanding K12 Accountability in California
The California School Dashboard is an annual reporting tool to measure the performance and progress of every LEA. The Dashboard is like a report card for schools and school districts because it:
The California School Dashboard indicators are displayed below, organized into the 8 State Priorities.
Visitors to the California School Dashboard website can view results for individual schools as well as every LEA in the State. Along with numeric schools and color ratings for the six indicators show above with icons, LEAs
Another important resource for reviewing data about schools and districts is a data reporting tool called Dataquest which is hosted on the California Department of Education website. This tool provides multiple data for schools, districts, counties, and the State on multiple measures of accountability, assessments, enrollments, graduation and dropouts, college enrollment, school climate, staffing, student course enrollments, and other areas.