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Record Layout for the 2000 Base API Data File

Field names, types and descriptions for the 2000 Base Academic Performance Index (API) Data File.

Field # Field Name Type Width Description
1
CDS Character
14
County/District/School code
2
STYPE Character
1
School Type: (E=Elem, M=Middle, H=High, S=Small School)
3
SNAME Character
40
School Name
4
DNAME Character
30
District Name
5
CNAME Character
15
County Name
6
FLAG Character
5
Flag Values
7
API00 Character
5
Tested 2000 API (Base)
8
PCT_TEST Character
5
Percentage of Students Tested
9
VALID_NUM Character
5
Number of Students Included in the 2000 API
10
ST_RANK Character
5
Statewide Rank
11
SUM_RANK Character
5
Similar Schools Rank
12
GR_TARG Character
5
2000 API Growth Target
13
API_TARG Character
5
2000 API Target
14
AA_NUM Character
5
Number of African Americans Included in API
15
AA_SIG Character
5
African Americans Significant? (Yes/No)
16
AA_API Character
5
2000 African American API (Base)
17
AA_GT Character
5
2000 African American Subgroup Growth Target
18
AA_TARG Character
5
2000 African American Subgroup API Target
19
AI_NUM Character
5
Number of American Indians Included in API
20
AI_SIG Character
5
American Indians Significant? (Yes/No)
21
AI_API Character
5
2000 American Indians API (Base)
22
AI_GT Character
5
2000 American Indians Subgroup Growth Target
23
AI_TARG Character
5
2000 American Indians Subgroup API Target
24
AS_NUM Character
5
Number of Asians Included in API
25
AS_SIG Character
5
Asians Significant? (Yes/No)
26
AS_API Character
5
2000 Asian API (Base)
27
AS_GT Character
5
2000 Asian Subgroup Growth Target
28
AS_TARG Character
5
2000 Asian Subgroup API Target
29
FI_NUM Character
5
Number of Filipinos Included in API
30
FI_SIG Character
5
Filipino Significant? (Yes/No)
31
FI_API Character
5

2000 Filipino API (Base)

32
FI_GT Character
5
2000 Filipino Subgroup Growth Target
33
FI_TARG Character
5
2000 Filipino Subgroup API Target
34
HI_NUM Character
5
Number of Hispanics included in API
35
HI_SIG Character
5
Hispanics Significant? (Yes/No)
36
HI_API Character
5
2000 Hispanics API (Base)
37
HI_GT Character
5
2000 Hispanics Subgroup Growth Target
38
HI_TARG Character
5
2000 Hispanics Subgroup API Target
39
PI_NUM Character
5
Number of Pacific Islanders Included in API
40
PI_SIG Character
5
Pacific Islanders Significant? (Yes/No)
41
PI_API Character
5
2000 Pacific Islanders API (Base)
42
PI_GT Character
5
2000 Pacific Islanders Subgroup Growth Target
43
PI_TARG Character
5
2000 Subgroup API Target
44
WH_NUM Character
5
Number of whites included in API
45
WH_SIG Character
5
White Significant? (Yes/No)
46
WH_API Character
5
2000 Whites API (Base)
47
WH_GT Character
5
2000 Whites Subgroup Growth Target
48
WH_TARG Character
5
2000 White API Target
49
SD_NUM Character
5
Number of Socioeconomically Disadvantaged (SD) Students Included in API
50
SD_SIG Character
5
Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Significant? (Yes/No)
51
SD_API Character
5
2000 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged API (Base)
52
SD_GT Character
5
2000 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Subgroup Growth Target
53
SD_TARG Character
5
2000 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged API Target
54
PCT_AA Character
5
Percent African American
55
PCT_AI Character
5
Percent American Indian
56
PCT_AS Character
5
Percent Asian
57
PCT_FI Character
5
Percent Filipino
58
PCT_HI Character
5
Percent Hispanic or Latino
59
PCT_PI Character
5
Percent Pacific Islander
60
PCT_WH Character
5
Percent White
61
MEALS Character
5
Percentage of Students Tested that are Participants in the Free or Reduced Price Lunch Program
62
ELL Character
5
Percent English Language Learners
63
YR_RND Character
5
Year Round School
64
MOBILITY Character
5
Percentage of Students Who First Attended this School in the Present Year
65
ACS_K3 Character
5
Average Class Size (Grades K-3)
66
ACS_46 Character
5
Average Class Size (Grades 4-6)
67
ACS_CORE Character
5
Number of Core Academic Courses
68
PCT_RESP Character
5
Percent of Student Answer Documents with Parent Education Level Information
69
NOT_HSG Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Not HS Graduate
70
HSG Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent HS Graduate
71
SOME_COL Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Some College
72
COL_GRAD Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent College Graduate
73
GRAD_SCH Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Graduate School
74
AVG_ED Character
5
Average Parent Education Level
75
FULL Character
5
Percent Teachers at This School with Full Credentials
76
EMER Character
5
Percent Teachers at this school with Emergency Credentials
77
ENROLL Character
5
Number of Students Enrolled on the First Day of Testing for Grades 2-11
78
IEP Character
5
Number of Students Excused from Testing by Individualized Education Program Statement
79
PARENT_OPT Character
5
Number of Students Excused from Testing by Parental Written Request
80
TESTED Character
5
Number of Students Tested
81
SCI Character
10
School Characteristic Index
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