API Results by Subgroup
API Growth (2011-2012)

Schoolwide

941 (2012 Growth)
927 (2011 Base)

African American

812 (2012 Growth)
861 (2011 Base)

Asian

977 (2012 Growth)
968 (2011 Base)

Filipino

960 (2012 Growth)
959 (2011 Base)

Hispanic

898 (2012 Growth)
872 (2011 Base)

White

940 (2012 Growth)
920 (2011 Base)

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

864 (2012 Growth)
848 (2011 Base)

English Language Learners

885 (2012 Growth)
852 (2011 Base)

Students with Disabilities

809 (2012 Growth)
736 (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)
  Met Interim Performance Target of 800 (2012 Growth target)

African American

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

Asian

-50-25 0255075100
  9 (2012 Growth result)
  Met Interim Performance Target of 800 (2012 Growth target)

Filipino

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

Hispanic

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

White

-50-25 0255075100
  20 (2012 Growth result)
  Met Interim Performance Target of 800 (2012 Growth target)

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

-50-25 0255075100
  16 (2012 Growth result)
  Met Interim Performance Target of 800 (2012 Growth target)

English Language Learners

-50-25 0255075100
  33 (2012 Growth result)
  Met Interim Performance Target of 800 (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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