2012-13 California County Scorecard

The 2012-13 California County Scorecard of Children's Well-Being tracks 28 key, interrelated indicators of children's well-being for California and each of the state's 58 counties. The clear distinctions in child well-being by county point to the need for solutions that consider unique, local characteristics. Please select the county you are looking for from the pull-down menu or click on it on the map below.

Additionally, for each indicator, the relative performances of counties are grouped by county population density and percentage of children living above poverty. This enables and encourages the discovery of best practices in serving children's needs. Simply click on the indicator you are looking for in the following table. You can also see how counties compare across all 28 indicators of well-being.

To help you get started, view How to Read the Scorecard.

Para ayudarle a comenzar, revisa Cómo Leer La Scorecard.

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State Profile/County:

 Alameda   Alpine   Amador   Butte   Calaveras   Colusa   Contra Costa   Del Norte   El Dorado   Fresno   Glenn   Humboldt   Imperial   Inyo   Kern   Kings   Lake   Lassen   Los Angeles   Madera   Marin   Mariposa   Mendocino   Merced   Modoc   Mono   Monterey   Napa   Nevada   Orange   Placer   Plumas   Riverside   Sacramento   San Benito   San Bernardino   San Diego   San Francisco   San Joaquin   San Luis Obispo   San Mateo   Santa Barbara   Santa Clara   Santa Cruz   Shasta   Sierra   Siskiyou   Solano   Sonoma   Stanislaus   Sutter   Tehama   Trinity   Tulare   Tuolumne   Ventura   Yolo   Yuba  Alameda Alpine Amador Butte Calaveras Colusa Contra Costa Del Norte El Dorado Fresno Glenn Humboldt Imperial Inyo Kern Kings Lake Lassen Los Angeles Madera Marin Mariposa Mendocino Merced Modoc Mono Monterey Napa Nevada Orange Placer Plumas Riverside Sacramento San Benito San Bernardino San Diego San Francisco San Joaquin San Luis Obispo San Mateo Santa Barbara Santa Clara Santa Cruz Shasta Sierra Siskiyou Solano Sonoma Stanislaus Sutter Tehama Trinity Tulare Tuolumne Ventura Yolo Yuba

Comparative Data, by Indicator:

  1. Women who receive early prenatal care
  2. Newborns who are exclusively breastfed while in the hospital
  3. Young children who are read to every day
  4. Children, ages 0-3, who do not experience recurring neglect or abuse
  5. 3- and 4-year olds who attend preschool
  6. 3rd-graders who read at grade level
  7. 7th-graders who meet or exceed state standards in math
  8. Elementary and middle school students who are supervised by an adult after school
  9. Students who are "ready" or "conditionally ready" for college-level math courses
  10. 12th-graders who graduate on time
  11. Classrooms with high-speed Internet access
  12. High school science classes that are taught by a "highly qualified teacher"
  13. Children who feel connected to their school
  14. Suspensions that are limited to serious offenses, not “willful defiance”
  15. Expulsions that are limited to serious offenses, not “willful defiance”
  16. Children who are in a healthy weight zone
  17. Eligible students who eat free or reduced-price breakfasts during the school year
  18. Children who live near grocery stores, produce stands or farmers markets
  19. Eligible students who eat free or reduced-price meals during the summer
  20. Schools that have a health center
  21. Children who have health insurance for the entire year
  22. Children who have a usual source of health care
  23. Asthmatic children who have been given an asthma management plan
  24. Adolescents who are not at risk for depression
  25. Children who visited a dentist in the last year
  26. Children in the child welfare system who have visited a dentist in the last year
  27. Children in the child welfare system who have stability in their placement
  28. Children in the child welfare system who exit to permanency within three years