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Record Layout for the 2004 Base API Data File

Field names, types and descriptions for the 2004 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)
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 2004 API
9
API04
Character
5

Tested 2004 API (Base)(I=Invalid data, B=District or ASAM School. Note: Should have asterisk if Valid_Num < 100)

10
ST_RANK
Character
5
Statewide Rank (I=Invalid data, B=District or ASAM School. Note: Should have asterisk if Valid_Num < 100)
11
SIM_RANK
Character
5
Similar Schools Rank
12
GR_TARG
Character
5
2004–05 API Growth Target
13
API_TARG
Character
5
2005 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
2004 African American API (Base)
17
AA_GT
Character
5
2004–05African American Subgroup Growth Target
18
AA_TARG
Character
5
2005 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
2004 American Indians API (Base)
22
AI_GT
Character
5
2004–05 American Indians Subgroup Growth Target
23
AI_TARG
Character
5
2005 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
2004 Asian API (Base)
27
AS_GT
Character
5
2004–05 Asian Subgroup Growth Target
28
AS_TARG
Character
5
2005 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

2004 Filipino API (Base)

32
FI_GT
Character
5
2004–05 Filipino Subgroup Growth Target
33
FI_TARG
Character
5
2005 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
2004 Hispanics API (Base)
37
HI_GT
Character
5
2004–05 Hispanics Subgroup Growth Target
38
HI_TARG
Character
5
2005 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
2004 Pacific Islanders API (Base)
42
PI_GT
Character
5
2004–05 Pacific Islanders Subgroup Growth Target
43
PI_TARG
Character
5
2005 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
2004 Whites API (Base)
47
WH_GT
Character
5
2004–05 Whites Subgroup Growth Target
48
WH_TARG
Character
5
2005 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
2004 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged API (Base)
52
SD_GT
Character
5
2004–05 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged subgroup Growth Target
53
SD_TARG
Character
5
2005 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
CBMOB
Character
5
School Mobility from CBEDS

66

 

DMOB
Character
5
Percentage of Students counted as part of district enrollment in October 2004 CBEDS and has been continuously enrolled since that date
67
ACS_K3
Character
5
Average Class Size (Grades K-3)
68
ACS_46
Character
5
Average Class Size (Grades 4-6)
69
ACS_CORE
Character
5
Number of Core Academic Courses
70
PCT_RESP
Character
5
Percent of Student Answer Documents with Parent Education Level Information
71
NOT_HSG
Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Not High School Graduate
72
HSG
Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent High School Graduate
73
SOME_COL
Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Some College
74
COL_GRAD
Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent College Graduate
75
GRAD_SCH
Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Graduate School
76
AVG_ED
Character
5
Average Parent Education Level
77
FULL
Character
5
Percent Teachers at This School with Full Credentials
78
EMER
Character
5
Percent Teachers at this school with Emergency Credentials
79
ENROLL
Character
7
Number of Students Enrolled on the First Day of Testing for Grades 2-11
80
CAPAM
Character
7
Students marked as taking the California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
81
PARENT_OPT
Character
7
Number of Students Excused from Testing by Parental Written Request
82
TESTED
Character
7
Number of Students Tested on Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR)
83
CAPAT
Character
7
Number of Students Tested on CAPA
84
SCI
Character
10
School Characteristic Index
85
DFC
Character
1
Direct Funded Charter Y=Yes, N=No
86
VCST_E28
Character
10
Valid Score for CST in English-language arts Grades 2-8
87
PCST_E28
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for CST in English-language arts Grades 2-8
88
VCST_E911
Character
10
Valid Score for CST in English-language arts Grades 9-11
89
PCST_E911
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for CST in English-language arts Grades 9-11
90
CW_CSTE
Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST English-language arts
91
VCST_M28
Character
10
Valid Score for CST in mathematics Grades 2-8
92
PCST_M28
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for CST in mathematics Grades 2-8
93
VCST_M911
Character
10
Valid Score for CST in mathematics Grades 9-11
94
PCST_M911
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for CST in mathematics Grades 9-11
95
CW_CSTM
Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST mathematics
96
VCST_S28
Character
10
Valid Score for CST in science Grades 2-8
97
PCST_S28
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for CST in science Grades 2-8
98
VCST_S911
Character
10
Valid Score for CST in science Grades 9-11
99
PCST_S911
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for CST in science Grades 9-11
100
CW_CSTS
Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST science
101
VCST_H28
Character
10
Valid Score for CST in history-social science Grades 2-8
102
PCST_H28
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for CST in history-social science Grades 2-8
103
VCST_H911
Character
10
Valid Score for CST in history-social science Grades 9-11
104
PCST_H911
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for CST in history-social science Grades 9-11
105
CW_CSTH
Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST history-social science
106
VNRT_R28
Character
10
Valid Score for Norm-Referenced Test (NRT) Reading in Grades 2-8
107
PNRT_R28
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for NRT Reading in Grades 2-8
108
CW_NRTR
Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in NRT Reading
109
VNRT_L28
Character
10
Valid Score for NRT Language in Grades 2-8
110
PNRT_L28
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for NRT Language in Grades 2-8
111
CW_NRTL
Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in NRT Language
112
VNRT_S28
Character
10
Valid Score for NRT Spelling in Grades 2-8
113
PNRT_S28
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for NRT Spelling in Grades 2-8
114
CW_NRTS
Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in NRT Spelling
115
VNRT_M28
Character
10
Valid Score for NRT Mathematics in Grades 2-8
116
PNRT_M28
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for NRT Mathematics in Grades 2-8
117
CW_NRTM
Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in NRT Mathematics
118
VCHS_E911
Character
10
Valid Score for (California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) English-Language Arts (ELA) in Grades 9-11
119
PCHS_E911
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for CAHSEE ELA in Grades 9-11
120
CW_CHSE
Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CAHSEE ELA
121
VCHS_M911
Character
10
Valid Score for CAHSEE mathematics in Grades 9-11
122
PCHS_M911
Character
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for CAHSEE mathematics in Grades 9-11
123
CW_CHSM
Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CAHSEE mathematics
124
TOT_28
Character
10
Product of Total of Test Weights Multiplied by Total of Valid scores in Grades 2-8
125
TOT_911
Character
10
Product of Total of Test Weights Multiplied by Total of Valid scores in Grades 9-11
Questions: Academic Accountability Team | aau@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0863 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

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