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Common Core Standards

Understanding SBAC & Depth of Knowledge

Click to here to view a presentation about the SBAC and DOK


Lets start with the Basics

The ABC sounds


Your Child's Education


1. What is all this talk about common core standards? 

The video below explains what common core standards are.



2. What can i do to help my child succeed?



Annual Performance Index (API)

The cornerstone of California's Public Schools Accountability Act of 1999; measures the academic performance and growth of schools on a variety of academic measures. The California Dept. of Education website provides additional information about API

Click here for Palm Elementary's latest report:  2013

School Accountability Report Card (SARC)

California public schools annually provide information about themselves to the community allowing the public to evaluate and compare school for student achievement, environment, resources and demographics.

For additional information click here: Accountability Progress report