Saturday, May 15, 2010

API Scores!

API scores of Shareworld SAT prep students:

  • Monta Vista High School 935
  • Saratoga High school 933
  • Lynbrook High School 925
  • Henry M. Gunn High School 915
  • Palo Alto High School 901
  • Cupertino High School 879
  • Homestead High School 852

For all API Scores, see the California Department of Education API Report or Great Schools

The API: 10 things parents should know
The Academic Performance Index (API) is California's system for measuring school performance and improvement. By GreatSchools Staff (exerpt)

  1. The API is not a test.
  2. The API measures both school performance and improvement.
  3. The API has very high stakes.
  4. The API measures academic performance, not school quality.
  5. The API focuses on achievement for all students.
  6. The API focuses on achievement for all students.
  7. API results are for schools and districts only.
  8. The API has changed.
  9. The API is complicated.
  10. GreatSchools Ratings and the California API are different.

See also: SJ Mercury: Test scores show most Santa Clara, San Mateo counties students reaching state goal

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