API Results by Subgroup
API Growth (2011-2012)

Schoolwide

776 (2012 Growth)
788 (2011 Base)

African American

769 (2012 Growth)
780 (2011 Base)

Hispanic

836 (2012 Growth)
871 (2011 Base)

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

739 (2012 Growth)
763 (2011 Base)

Students with Disabilities

723 (2012 Growth)
634 (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
-12 (2012 Growth result)  
  5 (2012 Growth target)

African American

-50-25 0255075100
-11 (2012 Growth result)  
  5 (2012 Growth target)

Hispanic

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

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

-50-25 0255075100
-24 (2012 Growth result)  
  5 (2012 Growth target)

Students with Disabilities

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