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.
A statewide accountability system mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 which requires each state to ensure that all schools and districts make Adequate Yearly Progress.
Members of the Merced High School staff, joined by parents and students, developed the Goals for Graduates that defines what a high school graduate must know and be able to do in order to lead a productive life.
An effective WASC self-study review is a powerful tool for schools to improve the quality of education and more effectively serve staff and students.
The school Site Plan creates an environment where all students, staff, parents, and the community work together to ensure students have the skills and abilities to be successful in their future.
California public schools annually provide information about themselves to the community allowing the public to evaluate and compare schools for student achievement, environment, resources and demographics.