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Glossary

Regions (15)
This glossary contains terms found in Commission publications, on this website, and in the education community. Several subsets of this glossary are available; click on the description in the menu to view them.
TermDefinition
Central Coast RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning and statistical starting in 2003. This region consists of the following counties (View a map):
Inland Empire RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning and statistical starting in 2003. This region consists of the following counties (View a map):
Inyo-Mono RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning and statistical starting in 2003. This region consists of the following counties (View a map):
Los Angeles RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning purposes. (View a map)
Monterey Bay RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning and statistical starting in 2003. This region consists of the following counties (View a map):
North Coast RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning and statistical starting in 2003. This region consists of the following counties (View a map):
North San Joaquin Valley RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning and statistical starting in 2003. This region consists of the following counties (View a map):
Orange County RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning and statistical starting in 2003. (View a map)
RegionA geographic subdivision of the state for use in statewide planning and statistical analysis. Starting in 2003, the Commission uses the following fourteen regions (View a map): A cross-walk between these regions, the Commission's historic regions, and regions used by other agencies can be found in the Data Element Cross-Walk System. (Data Element Dictionary)
Sacramento-Tahoe RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning and statistical starting in 2003. This region consists of the following counties (View a map):
San Diego-Imperial RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning and statistical starting in 2003. This region consists of the following counties (View a map):
San Francisco Bay Area RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning and statistical starting in 2003. This region consists of the following counties (View a map):
South San Joaquin Valley RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning and statistical starting in 2003. This region consists of the following counties (View a map):
Superior California RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning and statistical analysis. This region consists of the following counties (View a map):
Upper Sacramento Valley RegionOne of fourteen regions used by the Commission for planning purposes. This region consists of the following counties (View a map):