This website at the Orcutt district
in Santa Maria has links to numerous websites with information about California
Many of them offer similar information but with different formats and
The list of links below is based on that page; I've added direct links
to data on IV.
(current as of 10/04)
The sites with the most data:
- For APIs: Data Quest:
This site helps you find facts
about California districts and schools.
Reports Available: API, Enrollment, Dropouts, English Learners,
Expulsions, Graduates, High School (SAT/ACT/AP) Scores, Staffing,
Special Education, Projected Teacher Hires, SAT-9 Test Scores, Select
Your Own Data
Levels of Searches: State, County, District, School, SELPA
- For longitudinal information
on test scores: STAR (Standardized Testing and Reporting):
Standardized Testing And Reporting Summaries
Level of Searches: School, District, County, and Statewide Summary
select district, school and test at top, then click "view report,"
or "download research data."
- Just for the Kids: http://www.just4kids.org
Use the tabs to compare the proficiency percentages of any given school
with schools in a comparison group (bar chart, data table, 02-03 graph).
Breakdown by language and math for each grade 2-6, etc.
Find a school: http://www.jftk-ca.org/
Just for the Kids - California (JFTK-CA) is an affiliate of the National
Center for Educational Accountability (NCEA). Reports Available: Comparison
between your school and other top California schools like yours (convenient
table of links to graphic displays based on CDE AYP data).
- SABE/2 STAR http://www2.ctb.com/SABE2STAR/
(site by CTB, a division of McGraw-Hill)
California's Primary Language Assessment program for 2003.
Reports Available: SABE/2 STAR mandated (less than 12 months),
and non-mandated (12 months or more) test results reported for the appropriate
subject areas and grade levels.
This website also presents summary data at the state, county, school
district, and school level based on all students tested, non-mandated,
coding for gender, coding for "economically disadvantaged," and special
Level of Searches: School, school district, and county reports
- California High School Exit
Reports Available: 2002-03 Exam Results are presented.
The CAHSEE Homepage http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
has more information about the test.
- California English Language
Development Test (CELDT) Results Reporting Site: http://celdt.cde.ca.gov/
Overview of state results from the Data Quest site.
- Educational Data Partnership:
Offers fiscal, demographic, and performance
data on California schools.
Reports Available: API, STAR, Profiles
Level of Searches: State, County, District, School
- No Child Left Behind: http://www.cde.ca.gov/nclb/
This site serves as a clearinghouse
for information on California's ongoing implementation of NCLB.
- Demographic data from the California
Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov/demographics
Demographic reports, CSIS and CBEDS
information can be found here.
- California Title I Schools:
This site provides an academic, demographic, and fiscal profile of all
schools and districts receiving Title I funds in California.
Searches under "profile": Region, County, School, School Type. Also
information on Achievement Awards, Program Improvement, Title I Part
- Categorical Funding: http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/ca/
Allocations, entitlements, apportionments
and grants can be found here. Click on the program name. SACS resource
codes are given.
- School Accountability Report
02-03 report card)
Click on "SARC Template". Click on "Create a SARC Template (with data)".
Enter user name "sarc", and password "template", then select your county,
district, and school. Blank template files in both HTML and WORD format
can be downloaded.
- Schoolwise Press: http://www.schoolwisepress.com/
This site helps parents learn more
about schools. Topics Available: Get School Smart, Compare Schools,
Ask an Expert, Talk School Talk, Featured News Stories, Subscribe to
- GreatSchools.net: http://greatschools.net/modperl/go/CA
(has popup ads)(IV
Find and compare K-12 schools and districts. A great feature is that
you can type in an address and determine which school district students
should be enrolled.
Generates bar charts based on API, Star, CAT6.
- Technology administrator's
online portal: http://www.portical.org/
Technology Information Center for
Administrative Leadership offers a portal with links to information
and resources about technology.
- Education Watch Online:
This user-friendly, searchable database
features state and national data showing graphs of student achievement
and opportunity patterns, kindergarten through college, by race, ethnicity
and family income. Includes
EdWatch State Reports: http://www2.edtrust.org/edtrust/summaries2004/states.html
Map links to individual state reports
and overview tables (all as pdf) on educational achievement and opportunity.