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Record Layout for the 2003 Base API Data File

Field names, types and descriptions for the 2003 Base Academic Performance Index (API) Data File.

Field # Field Name Type Width Description
1
CDS Character
14
County/District/School code
2
RTYPE Character
1
Record Type: (D=District, S=School, A=ASAM,)
3
STYPE Character
1
School Type: (E=Elem, M=Middle, H=High, S=Small)
4
SNAME Character
40
School Name
5
DNAME Character
30
District Name
6
CNAME Character
15
County Name
7
FLAG Character
5
Flag Values
8
VALID_NUM Character
7
Number of Students Included in the 2003 API
9
API03 Character
5
Tested 2003 API (Base)
(Note: Should have asterisk if Valid_Num < 100)
10
ST_RANK Character
5
Statewide Rank
(Note: Should have asterisk if Valid_Num < 100)
11
SIM_RANK Character
5
Similar Schools Rank
12
GR_TARG Character
5
2003 API Growth Target
13
API_TARG Character
5
2003 API Target
14
AA_NUM Character
7
Number of African Americans Included in API
15
AA_SIG Character
5
African Americans Significant? (Yes/No)
16
AA_API Character
5
2003 African American API (Base)
17
AA_GT Character
5
2003 African American Subgroup Growth Target
18
AA_TARG Character
5
2003 African American Subgroup API Target
19
AI_NUM Character
7
Number of American Indians Included in API
20
AI_SIG Character
5
American Indians Significant? (Yes/No)
21
AI_API Character
5
2003 American Indians API (Base)
22
AI_GT Character
5
2003 American Indians Subgroup Growth Target
23
AI_TARG Character
5
2003 American Indians Subgroup API Target
24
AS_NUM Character
7
Number of Asians Included in API
25
AS_SIG Character
5
Asians Significant? (Yes/No)
26
AS_API Character
5
2003 Asian API (Base)
27
AS_GT Character
5
2003 Asian Subgroup Growth Target
28
AS_TARG Character
5
2003 Asian Subgroup API Target
29
FI_NUM Character
7
Number of Filipinos Included in API
30
FI_SIG Character
5
Filipino Significant? (Yes/No)
31
FI_API Character
5

2003 Filipino API (Base)

32
FI_GT Character
5
2003 Filipino Subgroup Growth Target
33
FI_TARG Character
5
2003 Filipino Subgroup API Target
34
HI_NUM Character
7
Number of Hispanics Included in API
35
HI_SIG Character
5
Hispanics Significant? (Yes/No)
36
HI_API Character
5
2003 Hispanics API (Base)
37
HI_GT Character
5
2003 Hispanics Subgroup Growth Target
38
HI_TARG Character
5
2003 Hispanics Subgroup API Target
39
PI_NUM Character
7
Number of Pacific Islanders Included in API
40
PI_SIG Character
5
Pacific Islanders Significant? (Yes/No)
41
PI_API Character
5
2003 Pacific Islanders API (Base)
42
PI_GT Character
5
2003 Pacific Islanders Subgroup Growth Target
43
PI_TARG Character
5
2003 Subgroup API Target
44
WH_NUM Character
7
Number of whites included in API
45
WH_SIG Character
5
White Significant? (Yes/No)
46
WH_API Character
5
2003 Whites API (Base)
47
WH_GT Character
5
2003 Whites Subgroup Growth Target
48
WH_TARG Character
5
2003 White API Target
49
SD_NUM Character
7
Number of Socioeconomically Disadvantaged (SD) Students Included in API
50
SD_SIG Character
5
Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Significant? (Yes/No)
51
SD_API Character
5
2003 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged API (Base)
52
SD_GT Character
5
2003 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged subgroup Growth Target
53
SD_TARG Character
5
2003 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
EL Character
5
Percent English Learners
63
YR_RND Character
5
Year Round School
64
SMOB Character
5
Percentage of Students Who First Attended this School in the Present Year
65
DMOB Character
5
Percentage of Students counted as part of district enrollment in October 2003 CBEDS and has been continuously enrolled since that date
66
ACS_K3 Character
5
Average Class Size (Grades K-3)
67
ACS_46 Character
5
Average Class Size (Grades 4-6)
68
ACS_CORE Character
5
Number of Core Academic Courses
69
PCT_RESP Character
5
Percent of Student Answer Documents with Parent Education Level Information
70
NOT_HSG Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Not High School Graduate
71
HSG Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent High School Graduate
72
SOME_COL Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Some College
73
COL_GRAD Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent College Graduate
74
GRAD_SCH Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Graduate School
75
AVG_ED Character
5
Average Parent Education Level
76
FULL Character
5
Percent Teachers at This School with Full Credentials
77
EMER Character
5
Percent Teachers at this school with Emergency Credentials
78
ENROLL Character
7
Number of Students Enrolled on the First Day of Testing for Grades 2-11
79
CAPAM Character
7
Students marked as taking the CAPA
80
PARENT_OPT Character
7
Number of Students Excused from Testing by Parental Written Request
81
TESTED Character
7
Number of Students Tested on STAR
82
CAPAT Character
7
Number of Students Tested on CAPA
83
CBMOB Character
5
School Mobility from CBEDS
84
SCI Character
10
School Characteristic Index
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