API Results by Subgroup
API Growth (2011-2012)

Schoolwide

781 (2012 Growth)
770 (2011 Base)

African American

725 (2012 Growth)
715 (2011 Base)

Asian

905 (2012 Growth)
909 (2011 Base)

Filipino

892 (2012 Growth)
869 (2011 Base)

Hispanic

736 (2012 Growth)
727 (2011 Base)

Multi Racial

Not available (2012 Growth) Not Available
689 (2011 Base)

White

821 (2012 Growth)
807 (2011 Base)

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

726 (2012 Growth)
704 (2011 Base)

English Language Learners

684 (2012 Growth)
671 (2011 Base)

Students with Disabilities

607 (2012 Growth)
540 (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

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  11 (2012 Growth result)
  5 (2012 Growth target)

African American

-50-25 0255075100
  10 (2012 Growth result)
  5 (2012 Growth target)

Asian

-50-25 0255075100
-4 (2012 Growth result)  
  Met Interim Performance Target of 800 (2012 Growth target)

Filipino

-50-25 0255075100
  23 (2012 Growth result)
  Met Interim Performance Target of 800 (2012 Growth target)

Hispanic

-50-25 0255075100
  9 (2012 Growth result)
  5 (2012 Growth target)

White

-50-25 0255075100
  14 (2012 Growth result)
  Met Interim Performance Target of 800 (2012 Growth target)

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

-50-25 0255075100
  22 (2012 Growth result)
  5 (2012 Growth target)

English Language Learners

-50-25 0255075100
  13 (2012 Growth result)
  6 (2012 Growth target)

Students with Disabilities

-50-25 0255075100
  67 (2012 Growth result)
  13 (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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