The California School Finance Center (schoolfinancecenter.org), is a free tool to help you understand school finance and academic achievement. It is a joint project of the Pacific Research Institute, California Business for Education Excellence, and Just for the Kids -- California.
- Transparency - Provide accurate, timely and searchable information on how California's public school districts and charter schools are funded.
- Comparisons - Compare the financial and academic performance of school districts and charter schools with look-a-likes that are getting higher academic achievement from similar resources.
- Improvement - Identify high performing school districts and charter schools based upon their finances and student academic achievement results so that others can replicate their best practices.