California Schools to Watch
Become a 2021 School to Watch
Does your middle school, K-8 school, traditional school, or public charter school serve middle-grades students exceptionally well? Applying to become a School to Watch is free, and it is something you and your team can do remotely during school closure.
Check out the National Forum’s Self-Study Rating Rubric to see if the program aligns with your mission. If it does, start today on your journey to join nearly 130 California Schools to Watch!
Required for the State and National Application Processes:
Sign up for your school’s Self-Study Rating Rubric (complete this first)
Download the Application Instructions (PDF)
Request and make a copy of the Application (Form)
Make a copy of the School Demographics and Characteristics (Google Doc)
Download the Application Writing Team (PDF)
Download the Assurances (PDF)
Required for the State Application Process:
Download the Application Addendum (PDF)
As the co-lead agency for the California Schools to Watch™ program together with the California Department of Education, the California League of Schools would like to congratulate the 2020 California Schools to Watch.