California Academic Performance Index (API) Score
The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 or higher as the state goal for all schools.
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MethodologyView more details on official site
Facts (and fiction) about school test scores
They're never the whole story, but test scores do offer important information about a school. If you know how to dig deeper.