Fiscal, Demographic, and Performance Data on California’s K-12 Schools
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Federal support for the education of disadvantaged students greatly expanded in 1965 with the passage the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
Where to find graduation/dropout data, how to use the new ethnicity filters in comparisons, and more!
School districts get their operating funds from five sources. The percentage of funds from each source varies significantly from district to district, but on average it is
For many years, particularly through the 1990s, public schools in California faced a serious facilities crisis.
A chronology of key lawsuits, voter approved initiatives and legislation that shaped California's K-12 school finance system.
Learn how to view and compare results from the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System's Smarter Balanced tests.
Each spring, California students take a battery of standardized tests that comprise the state's STAR (Standardized Testing and Reporting) Program.
The Academic Performance Index (API) is an annual measure of test score performance of schools and districts. The California Department of Education (CDE) calculates the API and disseminates the results directly to schools and districts