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AAV of API Calculator Training

Accessible Alternative Version (AAV) of the API (Academic Performance Index) Calculator Training.

This page is the Accessible Alternative Version (AAV) of the API Calculator Training (PPT; Posted 24-Sep-2012) posted at the Academic Performance Index Web page. The PPT version is considered to be the official version of the document.


Slide 1

Training on the Use of the
2011–12 Academic
Performance Index Calculator

Slide 2

Agenda

Slides 3-7

Overview of the API Calculator

Slides 8-11

API Rules

Slide 12

API Rules: Mobility or Continuous Enrollment

Slide 13

API Rules: ELs

Slides 14-16

API Rules: Blank Test

Exceptions:

Slide 17

API Rules: Testing Irregularity

Slide 18

API Rules: Accommodations

Slide 19

API Rules: Modifications

Slide 20

API Rules: Special Conditions

Slide 21

API Rules: Adjustments to Performance Levels

Slides 22-23

API Rules: Assignment of 200

Slides 24-25

API Rules: CAHSEE

Slides 26-27

API Rules: Reassignment of Test Scores

Slides 28-29

Entering Assessment Results into the API Calculator

Slides 30-33

Practice – Grades 2-11

Question 1

Answer: a

Question 2

Answer:

Slides 34-43

Practice - Elementary

Question 3

Answer: No

Question 4

Answer: Yes

Question 5

Answer: Yes

Question 6

Answer:

Question 7

Answer:

Slides 44-51

Practice - High

Question 8

Answer:

Question 9

Answer: No

Question 10

Answer:

Question 11

Answer:

Slide 52

Part I of API Calculator
Calculation Spreadsheet for the 2011 Base API or 2012 Growth API
For Grades 3-5 Students with Disabilities Only

Part I - School Test Data
California Standards Test (CST),
California Modified Assessment (CMA), and
California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Performance Level Weighting Factor
(fixed)
Performance
Level

Number of Valid
Scores:

English-Language Arts (ELA)

Number of Valid
Scores:

Mathematics

Number of Valid Scores:

Science (Grade 5 Only)
1000 5 : Advanced 0 0 0
875 4 : Proficient 0 0 0
700 3 : Basic 0 0 0
500 2 : Below Basic 0 0 0
200 1 : Far Below Basic 0 0 0
Total Valid Scores   0 0 0

Verify that Part I data entry is complete (All cells = 0 or greater).

Slides 53-54

Part I: Grades 9-12 Worksheet, Students and Disabilities
California Standards Test (CST),
California Modified Assessment (CMA), and
California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Performance Level Weighting Factor (fixed) Performance
Level
Number of Valid Scores:

ELA
Number of Valid Scores:

Math
Number of Valid
Scores:

Math
200 Pts.*
Assignment
Number of Valid Scores:

Science (End-of-Course Tests)
Number of Valid
Scores:

Science 200 Pts.* Assignment (End-of-Course)
Number of Valid Scores:

History-Social Science (Grades 9-11 Only)
Number of Valid
Scores:

Life Science (Grade 10 Only)
1000 5 : Advanced 0 1 N/A 0 N/A 0 0
875 4 : Proficient 1 1 N/A 3 N/A 4 0
700 3 : Basic 1 7 N/A 1 N/A 8 6
500 2 : Below Basic 3 6 N/A 10 N/A 6 0
200 1 : Far Below Basic
3 1 4 1 1 3 0
Total Valid Scores   8 16 4

15

1 21 6

Verify that Part I data entry is complete (all cells = 0 or greater).

California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Performance
Level
Weighting
Factor (fixed)
Performance Level
Number of Valid Scores:

ELA
Number of Valid Scores:

Mathematics
1000 Pass 2 0
blank blank N/A N/A
blank blank N/A N/A
blank blank N/A N/A
200 No Pass 1 1
Total Valid Scores   3 1

Slides 55-56

Part I: Grades 9-12 Worksheet, Students with Disabilities
California Standards Test (CST)
Performance Level Weighting Factor (fixed) Performance Level Number of Valid Scores: ELA Number of Valid Scores: Math Number of Valid Scores: Math 200 Pts.* Assignment Number of Valid Scores: Science (End-of-Course Tests) Number of Valid Scores: Science 200 Pts.* Assignment (End-of-Course) Number of Valid Scores:
History-Social Science (Grades 9-11 Only)
Number of Valid Scores: Life Science (Grade 10 Only)
1000 5 : Advanced 246 8 N/A 94 N/A 101 59
875 4 : Proficient 176 145 N/A 138 N/A 136 68
700 3 : Basic 130 214 N/A 141 N/A 76 41
500 2 : Below Basic 22 149 N/A 33 N/A 31 6
200 1 : Far Below
Basic
13 25 7 19 2 27 9
Total Valid Scores   587 541 7 425 2 371 183

Verify that Part I data entry is complete (all cells = 0 or greater).

California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Performance
Level
Weighting
Factor (fixed)
Performance
Level

Number of Valid Scores:

ELA

Number of Valid Scores:

Math

1000 Pass 201 212
blank blank N/A N/A
blank blank N/A N/A
blank blank N/A N/A
200 No Pass 7 4
Total Valid Scores   208

216

Slide 57

Part II of API Calculator

Slides 58-59

Bridge Worksheet
Calculation Spreadsheet for the 2011 Base API or 2012 Growth API
For Bridge Schools that Cross Grade/SWD Spans
API Calculation
Grade Levels Total
Weights
API
Scores

Grade 2

0.00 0

Grades 3-5 Students with Disabilities Only

0.00 0

Grades 3-5 Students with No Disabilities

0.00 0

Grade 6 Students with Disabilities Only

0.00 0

Grade 6 Students with No Disabilities

0.00 0

Grades 7-8 Students with Disabilities Only

0.00 0

Grades 7-8 Students with No Disabilities

0.00 0

Grades 9-12 Students with Disabilities Only

15.98 558
Grades 9-12 Students with No Disabilities 609.43 846

Total Values

625.41

839

Slide 60

Slide 61

Contact Information

Academic Accountability Unit
aau@cde.ca.gov
916-319-0863

Questions: Academic Accountability Team | aau@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0863 
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