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Abraham Lincoln Middle School

Public | 7-8 | 933 students

 

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Posted January 9, 2010

i love this school it is onderful the teachers the student all except the homework put on the advanced kids
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Posted August 11, 2003

Excellent school for preparing students for high school. Teachers are dedicated to each and every students individual needs. Campus is clean, well maintaned, and well supervised. I would advise any parent to send their child/children to this school who lives in or near Selma. This is the best school my child has attended.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

The API reflects year-over-year schools performance based on STAR test score results from spring 2013.

This school's
API score

843

Change from
2012 to 2013

-5

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

9 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
The state goal for API is 800. All schools that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school met the state goal of 800.

API Growth scores by subgroup

In addition to schoolwide API scores, each student subgroup receives an API score.
Did this school meet all the API goals for student subgroups this year?
The state goal for the API is 800. All the student subgroups at a school that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school met all student subgroup API targets for 2013

This school's
API score

843

What is the API?
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 as the state goal for all schools.
Change from
2012 to 2013

-5

Change from 2012 to 2013
Comparing the API Growth to the Base shows whether or not this school’s test score performance improved between Spring 2011 and Spring 2012. The API ranges between 200 and 1000, with 800 as the statewide goal for all schools. Schools scoring below an 800 are given at least a 5 point target for the next year.
API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
The API Statewide Rank ranges from 1 to 10. A rank of 10, for example, means that the school’s API fell into the top 10% of all schools in the state with a comparable grade range. The 2012 rank is based on results from tests students took in Spring 2012.
API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)
The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 86% in 2013.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

463 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

467 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
62%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 50% in 2013.

252 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
72%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

427 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
55%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 31% in 2013.

203 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
29%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

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History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

The state average for History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative was 52% in 2013.

454 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

422 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
63%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students60%
Females63%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asian74%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino58%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability61%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant education25%
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate51%
Parent education - high school graduate60%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate61%
Parent education - declined to state59%

Math

All Students59%
Females59%
Males60%
African Americann/a
Asian95%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino57%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disability27%
Students with no reported disability60%
English learner26%
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant education33%
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate55%
Parent education - high school graduate56%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate69%
Parent education - declined to state54%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students80%
Females80%
Males82%
African Americann/a
Asian89%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)83%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability80%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only81%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduate83%
Parent education - high school graduate77%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)81%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate100%
Parent education - declined to state65%

English Language Arts

All Students66%
Females73%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asian76%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability66%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduate58%
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)70%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to state51%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students36%
Females42%
Males32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino36%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disability14%
Students with no reported disability42%
English learner24%
Fluent-English proficient and English only42%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)41%
Parent education - college graduate57%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate42%
Parent education - declined to state23%

Geometry

All Studentsn/a
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African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
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Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
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Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

All Students64%
Females64%
Males63%
African Americann/a
Asian84%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino62%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disability19%
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner29%
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduate58%
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)66%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to state45%

Science

All Students74%
Females72%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asian92%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino72%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)84%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability75%
English learner42%
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduate68%
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)78%
Parent education - college graduate88%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to state67%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 85% 51%
White 8% 27%
Asian 5% 11%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Black 1% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 77%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School Leader's name
  • Drew Sylvia
Fax number
  • (559) 896-0733

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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1239 Nelson Boulevard
Selma, CA 93662
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