California Distinguished School

In 2023 California is recognizing outstanding elementary schools. Eligible schools in the elementary school cycle will be selected within the following two categories using the respective criteria listed below:

Category 1: Closing the Achievement Gap

  • Socioeconomically Disadvantaged data from the 2022 Dashboard.
  • Sub-group data for English Language Arts and Mathematics from the 2022 Dashboard.
  • The ALL student group data for English Language Arts and Mathematics from the 2022 Dashboard.
  • The ALL student group data for Suspension Rates from the 2022 Dashboard.
  • The ALL student group data for Chronic Absenteeism from the 2022 Dashboard.

Category 2: Exceptional Student Performance

  • The ALL student group data for English Language Arts and Mathematics from the 2022 Dashboard.
  • The ALL student group data for Suspension Rate Indicator from the 2022 Dashboard.
  • The ALL student group data Chronic Absenteeism Indicator from the 2022 Dashboard.