State Priority Areas

  • The Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) lists eight state priority areas that every district must detail how they are addressing through the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). Each of the eight areas is listed below along with the indicators of success the state calls out. Each local district can use additional indicators of success as well.



  • Basic Services

    Rate of teacher misassignment
    Student success to standards-aligned instructional materials
    Facilities in good repair

    Implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

    Implementation of CCSS for all students including English learners

    Course Access

    Student access and enrollment in all required areas of study 

  • Parental Involvement

    Efforts to seek parental input
    Promotion of parental participation


    Student Engagement

    Attendance rates
    Chronic absenteeism rates
    Middle school dropout rates
    High school dropout rates
    High school graduation rates


     School Climate

    Student suspension rates
    Student expulsion rates
    Other local measures

  • Student Achievement

    Performance on standardized tests
    Academic Performance Index Scores (API)
    Share of students who are college and career ready
    Share of English learners who become English proficient
    Share of students passing Advanced Placement (AP) tests
    Share of students determined prepared for college by the Early Assessment Program (AEP)


    Other Student Outcomes

    Other indicators of student performance in required areas of study

Last Modified on July 15, 2020