7 COMMUNITY GOALS & INDICATORS

Goal 1: Early Care & Education

Goal 1: Early Care & Education

Children have access to quality, affordable early care and education.


We see our children having quality, early learning experiences.


Early learning is key to language and social development and can impact later learning in school and life. While 56% of working parents seek early care and education, today only 47% of working families have access. We need more quality early care and education spaces and solutions for affordability.

Goal 2: Kinder-Ready

Goal 2: Kinder-Ready

Children are prepared for kindergarten.


We see our children going to school ready.


Today 25% of children are socially and emotionally ready for kindergarten. Many factors contribute to this, including quality early learning, families reading to their children daily, mothers getting prenatal care and the education levels of the child’s mother.


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Indicators Since 2015 (Last Reported in 2016)

Socio-Emotional Readiness
Indigenous Mexican
4%
Hispanic/Latino
White
10%
Asian & Pacific Islander
-17%
Black
Goal 3: Language & Literacy

Goal 3: Language & Literacy

Children read and write on grade-level in elementary school.


We see all children reading and writing on grade level.


Today 45% of students who enter school fluent in English read and write on grade level at the end of 3rd grade. 28% of English learners are re-designated as fluent by 5th grade, and 54% of those students read and write on grade level in 5th grade.


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Indicators Since 2014-15 (Data reported November 2017)

3rd Grade Meet/Exceed English Language Arts (EO/IFEP)
6%
Economically Disadvantaged
7%
Non-Economically Disadvantaged
English Language Learners
EO/IFEP
7%
Black
12%
Asian
Hispanic
8%
White
Filipino
Female
6%
Male
7%
Disability
No Disability
8%

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Indicators Since 2014-15 (Data reported November 2017)

5th Grade Meet/Exceed English Language Arts (RFEP)
6%
Economically Disadvantaged
Non-Economically Disadvantaged
0%
English Language Learners
EO/IFEP
4%
Black
Asian
4%
Hispanic
White
Filipino
Female
Male
Disability
No Disability
Goal 4: Critical Thinking

Goal 4: Critical Thinking

Middle school students collaborate to solve real world problems by applying critical thinking, math and technology.



Today 36% of 8th graders are on grade level for English, including using listening skills, research and inquiry. Today 24% of 8th graders are on grade level in Mathematics, including using math concepts and procedures, problem solving and reasoning.

Goal 5: Youth Connectedness

Goal 5: Youth Connectedness

Youth experience caring relationships, high expectations and meaningful engagements.


We see teens connected to the community in positive ways.


Today 52% of 7th graders report feeling connected to their school and community, including experiencing caring relationships, meaningful engagement and feeling challenged. 55% of youth participate in out-of-school group activities. As we seek to increase these outcomes, we monitor decreases in risky behavior such as binge drinking, incidents of bulling, gang involvement and births to teen mothers.


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Indicators Since 2015 (Data reported 2016)

7th Grade Connectedness
8%

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Indicators Since 2015 (Data reported 2016)

7th Grade Feel Safe at School percent
6%
Female
4%
Male
9%

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Indicators Since 2014-15 (Data reported November 2017)

7th/8th Suspension
9%
Female
Male
Socioeconomically Disadvantaged
English Language Learners
Migrant
Homeless
Foster
11%
Disability
African-American
Asian
Filipino
Hispanic or Latino
Two or More Races
5%
White
Goal 6: College/Training Ready

Goal 6: College/Training Ready

High school grads are prepared for college or job training and are supported to pursue their career aspirations.


We see teens ready to learn beyond high school.


Today only 42% of high school students complete the college preparatory classes (“A-G courses”). 42% complete the FAFSA on time to get full financial aid. Students meeting or exceeding English language arts (53%) and/or math (22%) also help us to see how many students are ready for college.


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Indicators Since 2014-15 (Data reported November 2017)

11th Grade Meet/Exceed English Language Arts
5%
Economically Disadvantaged
6%
Non-Economically Disadvantaged
5%
English Language Learners
EO/IFEP
Black
Asian
Hispanic
7%
White
5%
Filipino
13%
Female
7%
Male
5%
Disability
No Disability
5%

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Indicators Since 2014-15 (Data reported November 2017)

11th Grade Meet/Exceed Math
4%
Economically Disadvantaged
4%
Non-Economically Disadvantaged
6%
English Language Learners
EO/IFEP
4%
Black
Asian
-6%
Hispanic
White
7%
Filipino
15%
Two or more races
Female
5%
Male
4%
Disability
No Disability
5%

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Indicators Since 2014-15 (Data reported November 2017)

8%
Economically Disadvantaged
11%
Non-Economically Disadvantaged
9%
Female
9%
Male
8%
English Language Learners
Migrant
American Indian or Alaska Native
-16%
Asian
17%
Pacific Islander
17%
Filipino
13%
Hispanic
8%
African American
White
6%
Two or more races
Goal 7: Career Pathway

Goal 7: Career Pathways

Young adults complete a career pathway, program or degree that qualifies them to enter a promising career.


We see young adults ready for promising careers.



Of the students who graduate from high school, approximately 33% complete a post high school career credential of some type, including earning a certificate or college degree.

Data is most current available at time of reporting.   (baseline data reported November 2015)
Date sources include: California Department of Education website (2016) , County Needs Assessment (2014), Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (2015) and California Healthy Kids survey (2012-2015).