U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

California
http://www.cde.ca.gov/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$5,801

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
990

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
5,323 1,269 1,620 334 8,566

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
238

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
153,999 47,380 68,733 8,984 279,525

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
3,772,731 4,194,768
9-12
(CCD)
1,393,530 1,675,778
Total
(CCD)
5,327,231 5,952,598
Pre-K
(by state definition)
59,954 n/a

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 59 %, Local 32%, Federal 9%.

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 43,459 50,773
  1% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 588,634 658,217
  11% 11%
Black 455,954 509,756
  9% 9%
Hispanic 1,951,578 2,513,769
  37% 42%
White 2,227,652 2,196,129
  42% 37%
Other n/a n/a
     

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
461,495 556,887
9% 9%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
1,215,218 1,480,527
23% 25%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
197,806 n/a
4%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 39%, 3, 463 schools; 35% to 49%, 1,133 schools; 50% to 74%, 1,910 schools; 75% to 100%, 2,001 schools

*59 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)


Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Academic Performance Index (API) of 800 on a scale of 200 to 1000

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Annual growth target of five percent of distance from base API to 800 with comparable improvement by ethnic and socioeconomically disadvantaged student subgroups

Indicators for School Accountability
API: NRT scores, standards tests scores (current); High School Exit Exam results, attendance rates, graduation rates (future)

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Same as statewide


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 2,324 2,564 4,888
  48% 52% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 1,471 1,464 2,935
  63% 57% 60%
School in Need of Improvement 314 451 765
  14% 18% 16%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-2000)
$1,082,133,839

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 20% 22%
Basic level and above 48% 64%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 15% 18%
Basic level and above 53% 52%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Stanford Achievement Test version 9, used since 1997-98
State Definition of "Proficient" There is no definition of proficient

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
  At or Above 50th Percentile
All Students 47%
Title I Schools  
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency  
Migratory students  
Students with Disabilities  

Mathematics
  At or Above 50th Percentile
All Students 54%
Title I Schools  
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency  
Migratory students  
Students with Disabilities  

Middle School

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
  At or Above
50th Percentile
All Students 50%
Title I Schools  
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency  
Migratory students  
Students with Disabilities  

Mathematics
  At or Above
50th Percentile
All Students 49%
Title I Schools  
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency  
Migratory students  
Students with Disabilities  

High School

Grade 10

Reading/Language Arts
  At or Above
50th Percentile
All Students 34%
Title I Schools  
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency  
Migratory students  
Students with Disabilities  

Mathematics
  At or Above
50th Percentile
All Students 46%
Title I Schools  
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency  
Migratory students  
Students with Disabilities  


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
4% n/a
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
168,806 159,230
67% 56%

Sources


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