School District Type of Goal Goals Metrics Funding 14-15 Funding 15-16 Funding 16-17
Long Beach
Dedicated Foster Care Funding Foster Care (Goal: PO 1) Increase the percentage of all students who are Proficient or above in English Language Arts by 3% annually. Increase the percentage of students from specific subgroups who are Proficient or above in English Language Arts by 5% annually.

(Goal: PO 2) Increase the percentage of all students who are Proficient or above in Math by 3% annually.                                                  Increase the percentage of students from specific subgroups who are Proficient or above in Math by 5% annually.
Percentage of students who are Proficient or above in the Smarter Balanced assessment for ELA.

Foster Youth - Year 1 - Baseline; Year 2 - Baseline +5%; Year 3 - Baseline +10%

Percentage of students who are Proficient or above in the Smarter Balanced assessment for Math.

Foster Youth - Year 1 - Baseline; Year 2 - +5%; Year 3 - +10%
No dedicated district funding for foster youth instruction goals. No dedicated district funding for foster youth instruction goals. No dedicated district funding for foster youth  instruction goals.
 2014 - 15 $50,000 Foster Care Goal (CL 7/PO 6) Increase the percentage of high school graduates who complete the "A-G" requirements to at least 60% by 2016-17. Year 1 - 50%; Year 2 - 55%; Year 3 - 60% Ensure the right of foster youth to have full access to the same academic resources, services, and extracurricular activities that are available to all students. On April 1, 2014, the Board of Education unanimously approved a policy that includes the following actions: Ensure that placement decisions for foster youth are based ont he students' best ineterest, as defined in law and administrative regulation. Designate a staff person as a district liaison for foster youth. Ensure that all appropriate staff members receive training regarding the enrollment, placement, and rights of foster youth. Develop strategies to build students feelings of connectedness to school. Collaborate with local agencies to address the needs of ofster youth. Regularly report to the Board on the educational outcomes of foster youth.

District Liaison & Other Activities
$50,000
Ensure the right of foster youth to have full access to the same academic resources, services, and extracurricular activities that are available to all students. On April 1, 2014, the Board of Education unanimously approved a policy that includes the following actions: Ensure that placement decisions for foster youth are based ont he students' best ineterest, as defined in law and administrative regulation. Designate a staff person as a district liaison for foster youth. Ensure that all appropriate staff members receive training regarding the enrollment, placement, and rights of foster youth. Develop strategies to build students feelings of connectedness to school. Collaborate with local agencies to address the needs of ofster youth. Regularly report to the Board on the educational outcomes of foster youth.

District Liaison & Other Activities
$100,000
Ensure the right of foster youth to have full access to the same academic resources, services, and extracurricular activities that are available to all students. On April 1, 2014, the Board of Education unanimously approved a policy that includes the following actions: Ensure that placement decisions for foster youth are based ont he students' best ineterest, as defined in law and administrative regulation. Designate a staff person as a district liaison for foster youth. Ensure that all appropriate staff members receive training regarding the enrollment, placement, and rights of foster youth. Develop strategies to build students feelings of connectedness to school. Collaborate with local agencies to address the needs of ofster youth. Regularly report to the Board on the educational outcomes of foster youth.

District Liaison & Other Activities
$100,000
2015 - 16 $100,000 Attendance (Goal EN 2) Achieve an average attendance rate of 97% for elementary, middle, K-8, and K-12 schools.          

(Goal EN 3) Increase the percentage of schools that meet their attendance goals by 5% annually.

(Goal EN 4) Decrease the chronic absenteeism rate by at least 2% annually.

(Goal EN 5) Each year, lower the middle school dropout rate to a level below the state average.         
"Average Daily Attendance

All Students - 97%"
Achieve an average attendance rate of 96.50% for high schools.
"Percentage of schools that meet their attendance goals under the Attendance Incentive Program.

All Students - Year 1 - Baseline; Year 2 - Baseline + 5%; Year 3 - Baseline + 10%"
"Percentage of students who are chronically absent from school (currently defined as 10 or more absences in a given year, although the calculation may change to “absent for 10% of the year”).

All students - Year 1 - 25%; Year 2 - 23%; Year 3 - 21%"
Enhance the services provided by psychologists, primiarily in high-need schools.

$250,000

Provide additional parent engagement/outreach for non-Title I schools. This service is a counterpart to what Title I schools are receiving (approximately $700,00 for parent involvement in 2014-15) and helps to ensure equity throughout the district.

$350,000 
Enhance the services provided by psychologists, primiarily in high-need schools.

$500,000

Provide additional parent engagement/outreach for non-Title I schools. This service is a counterpart to what Title I schools are receiving (approximately $700,00 for parent involvement in 2014-15) and helps to ensure equity throughout the district.

$350,000 
Enhance the services provided by psychologists, primiarily in high-need schools.

$750,000

Provide additional parent engagement/outreach for non-Title I schools. This service is a counterpart to what Title I schools are receiving (approximately $700,00 for parent involvement in 2014-15) and helps to ensure equity throughout the district.

$350,000 
2016 - 17 $100,000 Leveraging Opportunity (Goal: EN 6) Each year, lower the high school dropout rate to a level below the state average.

(Goal: EN 8) Each year, lower the suspension rate to a level below the state average.

(Goal: EN 9) Each year, lower the expulsion rate to a level below the state average.
"Percentage of 8th grade students who drop out before high school.

All years - Below the state average"
"Each year, lower the high school dropout rate to a level below the state average.

All years - below the state average"
"Percentage of students who are suspended.

All years - below the state average"
Provide restorative justice professional development workshops to encourage conflict resolution, cultural awareness, positive behavior supports, and other alternatives to suspensions and expulsions.

$100,000

Support the Male and Female Academies, which help to steer students away from gangs and build leadership by improving self-respect and cultural awareness.

$40,000
Provide restorative justice professional development workshops to encourage conflict resolution, cultural awareness, positive behavior supports, and other alternatives to suspensions and expulsions.

$200,000

Support the Male and Female Academies, which help to steer students away from gangs and build leadership by improving self-respect and cultural awareness.

$40,000
Provide restorative justice professional development workshops to encourage conflict resolution, cultural awareness, positive behavior supports, and other alternatives to suspensions and expulsions.

$300,000

Support the Male and Female Academies, which help to steer students away from gangs and build leadership by improving self-respect and cultural awareness.

$40,000
    Leveraging Opportunity (Goal: PO 9) Increase the percentage of 11th grade EAP English participants who achieve a “Ready for College” score by 3% annually.

(Goal: PO 10) Increase the percentage of 11th grade EAP Math participants who achieve a “Ready for College” score by 3% annually.

(Goal: PO 11) Increase the percentage of 12th grade students who meet LBCC’s criteria for college readiness in English by 3% annually.

(Goal: PO 12) Increase the percentage of 12th grade students who meet LBCC’s criteria for college readiness in math by 3% annually.
Percentage of 11th grade EAP English participants who achieve a “Ready for College” score.

All Students -Year 1 - Baseline; Year 2 - Baseline +3%; Year 3 - Baseline + 6%

"Percentage of 11th grade EAP Math participants who achieve a “Ready for College” score.

All Students -Year 1 - Baseline; Year 2 - Baseline +3%; Year 3 - Baseline + 6% "
"Percentage of 12th grade students who meet LBCC’s criteria for college readiness in math.

All Students -Year 1 - Baseline; Year 2 - Baseline +3%; Year 3 - Baseline + 6% "
"Percentage of 12th grade students who meet LBCC’s criteria for college readiness in math.

All Students -Year 1 - Baseline; Year 2 - Baseline +3%; Year 3 - Baseline + 6% "
 

Allocate resources directly to school so that they can address the unique needs of their students. These allocations make up roughly 2/3 of the total LCFF Concentration Grant on an annual basis….with an emphasis on low income pupils, English Learners, Redesignated Fluent English Proficient Pupils, and foster youth to close achievement gaps. For accountability, LBUSD will ensure that schools report how they have used such funds to support their students and families.

$7,500,000

Provide additional support to teachers through the Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA) and National Board Certification. These services help to strengthen the quality of classroom instruction, and they supplement many other professional development opportunities funded by different federal, state, and foundation sources. In particular, BTSA includes training on ensuring positive relationships with students, communicating with hard-to-reach families, and supporting English Learners and other students in need.

$2,290,000

Expand counseling support and Advanced Placement (AP) college readiness outreach. The counseling support targets high-need elementary and K-8 schools in 2014-15, then spreads to other elementary, K-8, and middle schools in 2015-16 and wherever significant student priorities remain in 2016-17. The AP outreach is primarily geared toward underrepresented students, including low income pupils, English Learners, and foster youth.      

$4,350,000
Allocate resources directly to school so that they can address the unique needs of their students. These allocations make up roughly 2/3 of the total LCFF Concentration Grant on an annual basis….with an emphasis on low income pupils, English Learners, Redesignated Fluent English Proficient Pupils, and foster youth to close achievement gaps. For accountability, LBUSD will ensure that schools report how they have used such funds to support their students and families.

$11,500,000

Provide additional support to teachers through the Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA) and National Board Certification. These services help to strengthen the quality of classroom instruction, and they supplement many other professional development opportunities funded by different federal, state, and foundation sources. In particular, BTSA includes training on ensuring positive relationships with students, communicating with hard-to-reach families, and supporting English Learners and other students in need.

$2,290,000

Expand counseling support and Advanced Placement (AP) college readiness outreach. The counseling support targets high-need elementary and K-8 schools in 2014-15, then spreads to other elementary, K-8, and middle schools in 2015-16 and wherever significant student priorities remain in 2016-17. The AP outreach is primarily geared toward underrepresented students, including low income pupils, English Learners, and foster youth. 

$5,200,000
Allocate resources directly to school so that they can address the unique needs of their students. These allocations make up roughly 2/3 of the total LCFF Concentration Grant on an annual basis….with an emphasis on low income pupils, English Learners, Redesignated Fluent English Proficient Pupils, and foster youth to close achievement gaps. For accountability, LBUSD will ensure that schools report how they have used such funds to support their students and families.

$16,700,000

Provide additional support to teachers through the Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA) and National Board Certification. These services help to strengthen the quality of classroom instruction, and they supplement many other professional development opportunities funded by different federal, state, and foundation sources. In particular, BTSA includes training on ensuring positive relationships with students, communicating with hard-to-reach families, and supporting English Learners and other students in need.

$2,290,000

Expand counseling support and Advanced Placement (AP) college readiness outreach. The counseling support targets high-need elementary and K-8 schools in 2014-15, then spreads to other elementary, K-8, and middle schools in 2015-16 and wherever significant student priorities remain in 2016-17. The AP outreach is primarily geared toward underrepresented students, including low income pupils, English Learners, and foster youth. 

$5,810,000
   
    Leveraging Opportunity (Goal: EN 10) Increase the student, parent, and staff member results of the School Culture and Climate Survey by at least 1% annually. Year 1 - Baseline; Year 2 - Baseline + 1%; Year 3 - Baseline + 2% Expand the use of literacy classrooms in high-need elementary and K-8 schools. This service targets third grade in 2014-15, then adds second grade in 2015-16 and first grade in 2016-17.

$3,800,000
Expand the use of literacy classrooms in high-need elementary and K-8 schools. This service targets third grade in 2014-15, then adds second grade in 2015-16 and first grade in 2016-17.

$7,600,000
Expand the use of literacy classrooms in high-need elementary and K-8 schools. This service targets third grade in 2014-15, then adds second grade in 2015-16 and first grade in 2016-17.

$11,400,000