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Woodlake Unified School District |  BP  0500  Philosophy, Goals, Objectives and Comprehensive Plans


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The Governing Board recognizes its responsibility to ensure accountability to the public for the performance of the district and each district school. The Board shall regularly review the effectiveness of district programs, personnel, and fiscal operations, with a focus on the capacity to improve student achievement. The Board shall establish appropriate processes and measures to monitor results and to evaluate progress toward accomplishing the district's vision and goals set forth in the local control and accountability plan (LCAP).

(cf. 0000 - Vision)

(cf. 0200 - Goals for the School District)

(cf. 0460 - Local Control and Accountability Plan)

(cf. 2140 - Evaluation of the Superintendent)

(cf. 3460 - Financial Reports and Accountability)

(cf. 4115 - Evaluation/Supervision)

(cf. 4215 - Evaluation/Supervision)

(cf. 4315 - Evaluation/Supervision)

(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)

(cf. 6141 - Curriculum Development and Evaluation)

(cf. 6190 - Evaluation of the Instructional Program)

(cf. 9400 - Board Self-Evaluation)

District and school performance shall be annually evaluated based on multiple measures specified in the California Accountability and Continuous Improvement System as reported on the California School Dashboard.

(cf. 6162.5 - Student Assessment)

(cf. 6162.51 - State Academic Achievement Tests)

The district's alternative schools serving high-risk student populations, including continuation high schools, opportunity schools, community day schools, and nonpublic, nonsectarian schools pursuant to Education Code 56366, shall be subject to an alternative accountability system established by the Superintendent of Public Instruction. (Education Code 52052, 56366)

(cf. 6159.2 - Nonpublic, Nonsectarian School and Agency Services for Special Education)

(cf. 6184 - Continuation Education)

(cf. 6185 - Community Day School)

The district and each district school shall demonstrate comparable improvement in academic achievement for all numerically significant student subgroups. Numerically significant subgroups include ethnic subgroups, socioeconomically disadvantaged students, English learners, students with disabilities, foster youth, and homeless students, when the subgroup consists of at least 30 students with a valid test score or 15 foster youth or homeless students. (Education Code 52052)

The Superintendent shall provide regular reports to the Board and the public regarding district and school performance. Opportunities for feedback from students, parents/guardians, staff, and community members shall be made available as part of any review and evaluation of district programs and operations and as part of the development or annual update of the LCAP.

(cf. 0510 - School Accountability Report Card)

(cf. 1100 - Communication with the Public)

(cf. 1112 - Media Relations)

(cf. 1113 - District and School Web Sites)

(cf. 1220 - Citizen Advisory Committees)

(cf. 6020 - Parent Involvement)

Evaluation results may be used as a basis for revising district or school goals, updating the LCAP or other comprehensive plans, identifying and developing strategies to address disparities in achievement among student subgroups, implementing programmatic changes, determining the need for additional support and assistance, awarding incentives or rewards, and establishing other performance-based consequences.

(cf. 0400 - Comprehensive Plans)

(cf. 0420 - School Plans/Site Councils)

(cf. 4141/4241 - Collective Bargaining Agreement)

Legal Reference:


33127-33129 Standards and criteria for fiscal accountability

33400-33407 California Department of Education evaluation of district programs

44660-44665 Evaluation of certificated employees

51041 Evaluation of the educational program

52052-52052.1 Public school performance accountability program

52060-52077 Local control and accountability plan

56366 Nonpublic, nonsectarian schools

60640-60649 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress


1068-1074 Alternative schools accountability model, assessments

15440-15464 Standards and criteria for fiscal accountability


6311 Accountability, state plan

6312 Local educational agency plan


200.12-200.24 State accountability system

200.30-200.48 State and LEA report cards and plans

Management Resources:



California Department of Education, Accountability:

California School Dashboard:

U.S. Department of Education:


adopted: December 13, 2017 Woodlake, California