CWS Outcomes System Summary Files

Note: As of Q2 19, values between 1 and 10 and calculations based on values between 1 and 10 are masked (***). In stratified views of the data, additional values (the lowest available) are masked to prevent calculation of values between 1 and 10. Masking is performed to protect the privacy of individuals served by CDSS. For additional information, you can read more here:

Q3 19 County-Specific Outcome Spreadsheets (.xlsx File) by County:
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These spreadsheets contain the data that are included in the California Child Welfare Outcomes and Accountability System quarterly reports. They also include worksheets that allow comparison of performance between time periods and to national and performance standards (where applicable). The child welfare workbooks include graphs of many of the measures. In order to understand any measure, it is necessary to review it in the context of the entire cycle of measures, performance over time, and performance stratified by age, ethnicity, and gender. Please visit the online reports to further explore these measures.

Key Outcomes Presentation Tool (Quarter 3, 2019 Data Extract)
Excel 2003 version

The Key Outcomes Presentation Tool includes data from selected reports on this site, many of which are part of the CWS Outcomes reports above; it is not intended as a replacement for those reports. It allows users to display selected measures and reports for California or individual counties. Users can also control the interval displayed for the state/counties they have selected. In some sections users are able to set the span for percent change calculations. As with the CWS Outcomes reports available above, we encourage users to further explore these data using the dynamic reporting features available on this site.

For questions regarding UCB-created tables, please email Daniel Webster at
and also make sure to copy the email to:
All correspondence regarding the CDSS-created tables should be sent to