Shared measurement in the context of collective impact is “use of a common set of measures to monitor performance, track progress towards outcomes and learn what is and is not working in the group’s collective approach”  ~John Kania, FSG

Research Driven

Building off the research provided by StriveTogether and informed by our local county networks, North State Together identified key “cradle to career” benchmarks that frame the efforts in each county and provide guideposts for our region as a whole.  The regional indicators will be shared across the region and data about each will be provided to each county.

In addition, each county will set local indicators within the regional support framework that align with the vision of each county’s collective impact network. Reach Higher ShastaExpect More TehamaAdvancing ModocTrinity Together Cradle to Career Partnership, and Cradle to Careers for Siskiyou will each set their own benchmarks and create their own county level roadmap and action plans for addressing the priority area(s) that most resonates with their needs and goals.

These six core outcome areas are informed by research as reliable predictors for a child’s educational success:

  • Kindergarten Readiness
  • Early Grade Reading
  • Middle Grade Math
  • High School Graduation and College Readiness
  • Post-Secondary Enrollment
  • Post-Secondary Completion
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Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness Snapshot is a tool kindergarten teachers may use to assess and store information about incoming kindergarten students’ kindergarten readiness levels. The “Snapshot” screens readiness in literacy, numeracy, and social-emotional/physical skills.

Regional Data page

Early Grade Reading

Limited literacy skills can have effects into adulthood, as reading proficiency is associated with better employment and income prospects.

North State Together supports the various interventions that the county networks have already implemented as well as future plans to increase English Language Arts/Literacy and math scores for our region.

Regional Data Page

Middle Grade Math

Middle grade math has become an important milestone for high school persistence, academic achievement, college attainment, and general preparedness for the workforce. Middle grade mathematics provides both a sense of mathematical and intellectual achievement, as there is a strong link between mathematics curriculum and college enrollment.

Regional Data Page

High School Graduation and College REadiness

Graduation rates for counties, districts and schools across California are calculated based on a four-year cohort (9th through 12th grade) using the state’s California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS).

Regional Data Page

post-secondary enrollment

North State Together partners with the National Student Clearinghouse research department to provide post-secondary enrollment, persistence, retention, and completion data for our region.

Regional Data Page

postsecondary completion

North State Together partners with the National Student Clearinghouse research department to provide post-secondary enrollment, persistence, retention, and completion data for our region.

Regional Data Page


North State Together has developed regional maps to assist our partners with visualizing their data geographically. The current data sources used for these data are:

• California Department of Education
• National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
• U.S. Census American Community Survey (ACS)

Regional Data Page

Other Data Resources

The Upstate California Connect Consortia (UCCC) is composed of members from Colusa, Glenn and Lake Counties and led by The Geographical Information Center at California State University Chico. The consortium is focused on improving broadband availability and performance within its region through information sharing, assessment of current broadband performance, incorporation of broadband into local government planning and procedures, developing partnerships and collaborating to generate broadband infrastructure proposals, generating strategic broadband plans, and recommending policies for broadband expansion.  North State Together is proud to support these efforts as well others to help ensure broadband for all.

Click Here for regional broadband data

North State Together provides Chronic Absenteeism data for our region using data from the California Department of Education.  A “chronic absentee” has been defined in EC Section 60901(c)(1) as “a pupil who is absent on 10 percent or more of the school days in the school year when the total number of days a pupil is absent is divided by the total number of days the pupil is enrolled and school was actually taught in the regular day schools of the district, exclusive of Saturdays and Sundays.”

Click Here for regional chronic absenteeism data

The Race to Submit encourages all California high schools and districts to view and track their FAFSA and CADAA completion number. The online tool helps measure the number of submitted and completed applications. This initiative aims to motivate California high schools and districts to increase application count by supporting their students with FAFSA and CADAA submission.  North State Together provides these data for our region in an easy to use dashboard.

Click Here for regional race to submit data

The CCI shows how well local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools are preparing high school students for success after graduation, whether in postsecondary education or in a career.  For this reason, the CCI consists of both college- and career-readiness measures.  This flyer contains the college-readiness measures.

Click Here for regional ca college/career indicator data

Number of child care spaces in licensed facilities, by type of facility.

In some facilities, the number of child care spaces is greater than the number of children who can be cared for. As a result, the number of spaces likely overestimates the quantity of child care that is available. Child care centers are facilities that provide care for infants, preschoolers, and/or school-age children during all or part of the day. These facilities may be large or small and can be operated independently by nonprofit organizations or by churches, school districts, or other organizations. Most child care centers are licensed by the California Dept. of Social Services (CDSS). In family child care homes, care for up to 14 children is offered in the home of the provider, often a parent; care is typically provided for children of a variety of ages. Family child care homes also are licensed by CDSS.

Click Here for Regional Child Care Spaces Data

UC Admissions by High School & Community College.

These tables present information on UC’s Applicants, Admits, and Enrollees. Freshman applicant counts are presented for fall and transfer counts are presented for the full academic year.  Mean high school and transfer GPA are presented for freshman and transfer applicants, admits, and enrollees respectively by source school.

Click Here for Regional UC Admissions Data

Postsecondary to Prosperity Dashboard | California Competes

The Postsecondary to Prosperity Dashboard braids together multiple data sources to create an interactive, user-friendly portal with visualizations on the state of opportunity across California.

Click Here for the dashboard

California Cradle to Career Data System

The California Cradle-to-Career Data System is a statewide longitudinal data system that provides tools to help students reach their goals and delivers information on education and workforce outcomes.

Click Here To Go To The C2C Data system website

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