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Mill Valley ESD |  BP  6190  Instruction

Evaluation Of The Instructional Program   

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The Governing Board recognizes that it is accountable to the students, parents/guardians and community for conducting a continual evaluation of the curriculum and the instructional program.

(cf. 0500 - Accountability)

(cf. 6000 - Concepts and Roles)

(cf. 6010 - Goals and Objectives)

(cf. 9000 - Role of the Board)

The Superintendent or designee shall review the effectiveness of district programs in meeting desired outcomes. He/she shall provide the Board and the community with regular reports on student progress toward Board-established standards of expected achievement at each grade level in each area of study. Based on these evaluations, the Board shall take appropriate actions to maintain the effectiveness of programs and, as needed, to improve the quality of education that district students receive.

(cf. 0510 - School Accountability Report Card)

(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)

Coordinated Compliance Reviews

The Superintendent or designee shall cooperate with the California Department of Education in the conduct of coordinated compliance reviews to ensure that all district categorical programs comply with federal and state laws and regulations. The Superintendent or designee shall notify the Board of the results of these reviews.

(cf. 0410 - Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities)

(cf. 0420 - School Plans/Site Councils)

(cf. 0420.1 - School-Based Program Coordination)

(cf. 0420.3 - School-Based Student Motivation and Maintenance Program)

(cf. 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures)

(cf. 4131.6 - Professional Development Program)

(cf. 6171 - Title I Programs)

(cf. 6172 - Gifted and Talented Student Program)

(cf. 6174 - Education for English Language Learners)

(cf. 6175 - Migrant Education Program)

(cf. 6178 - Vocational Education)

(cf. 6178.1 - Work Experience Education)

(cf. 6179 - Child Care and Development Programs)

Evaluation of Consolidated Programs

The Superintendent or designee shall conduct annual evaluations to determine whether the district's consolidated programs are supportive of the core curriculum and are effective in meeting the needs of the students they are intended to serve. As a basis for this evaluation, the Superintendent or designee shall recommend specific, measurable criteria that shall be used at each school and at the district level. These criteria shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, progress toward goals contained in the school plan and progress of the total student population and each numerically significant subgroup toward growth targets on the statewide Academic Performance Index.

The Superintendent or designee shall submit the recommended criteria for approval by the Board. Evaluations conducted for each school shall be presented annually to the Board.

Legal Reference:


33400-33407 Educational evaluations (by CDE)

35178.4 Notice of loss of accreditation status

44662 Evaluation and assessment guidelines

51041 Education program, evaluation and revisions

51226 Model curriculum standards

54650-54659 Education Improvement Incentive Program

62005.5 Failure to comply with purposes of funds

64000-64001 Consolidated application process


3930-3937 Program requirements

3942 Continuity of funding

Management Resources:


Maximizing School Board Leadership: Curriculum, 1996


Update on the Status of Program Quality Review and Implementation of SB 374, Nov. 14, 2001



CDE, School and District Accountability Division:

WASC, Accrediting Commission for Schools:


adopted: March 19, 2003 Mill Valley, California