API Results by Subgroup
API Growth (2011-2012)

Schoolwide

737 (2012 Growth)
716 (2011 Base)

African American

651 (2012 Growth)
633 (2011 Base)

American Indian

727 (2012 Growth)
640 (2011 Base)

Asian

837 (2012 Growth)
817 (2011 Base)

Filipino

816 (2012 Growth)
792 (2011 Base)

Hispanic

716 (2012 Growth)
687 (2011 Base)

Multi Racial

Not available (2012 Growth) Not Available
766 (2011 Base)

Pacific Islander

724 (2012 Growth)
692 (2011 Base)

White

812 (2012 Growth)
784 (2011 Base)

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

684 (2012 Growth)
648 (2011 Base)

English Language Learners

654 (2012 Growth)
622 (2011 Base)

Students with Disabilities

486 (2012 Growth)
454 (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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  21 (2012 Growth result)
  5 (2012 Growth target)

African American

-50-25 0255075100
  18 (2012 Growth result)
  8 (2012 Growth target)

American Indian

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

Asian

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

Filipino

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

Hispanic

-50-25 0255075100
  29 (2012 Growth result)
  6 (2012 Growth target)

Pacific Islander

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

White

-50-25 0255075100
  28 (2012 Growth result)
  5 (2012 Growth target)

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

-50-25 0255075100
  36 (2012 Growth result)
  8 (2012 Growth target)

English Language Learners

-50-25 0255075100
  32 (2012 Growth result)
  9 (2012 Growth target)

Students with Disabilities

-50-25 0255075100
  32 (2012 Growth result)
  17 (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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