API Results by Subgroup
API Growth (2011-2012)

Schoolwide

632 (2012 Growth)
646 (2011 Base)

Hispanic

662 (2012 Growth)
Not available (2011 Base)

White

636 (2012 Growth)
623 (2011 Base)

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

626 (2012 Growth)
646 (2011 Base)

  • The Academic Performance Index (API) system is based on year-over-year test score performance through a two-year cycle.
  • The results show how much this school's API grew between 2011 and 2012 for each subgroup reported by the state.
  • The goal for all schools is 800.
API Growth: Targets vs. Results (2011-2012)

Schoolwide

-50-25 0255075100
-14 (2012 Growth result)  
  8 (2012 Growth target)

Hispanic

-50-25 0255075100
  n/a (2012 Growth result)
  0 (2012 Growth target)

White

-50-25 0255075100
  13 (2012 Growth result)
  9 (2012 Growth target)

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

-50-25 0255075100
-20 (2012 Growth result)  
  8 (2012 Growth target)

  • To encourage schools to improve achievement for all students, the state computes APIs and sets improvement targets for the different student subgroups at the school.
  • The results, which compare test scores from spring 2011 to spring 2012, show whether this school met its 2012 API Growth target for each subgroup reported by the state.
  • The API 2012 Growth target for all subgroups is 80% of the growth target set for the entire school.
  • The goal for all schools is 800.

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