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Record Layout for the 2006 Growth API Data File

Field names, types and descriptions for the 2006 Growth Academic Performance Index (API) Data File.

Field #

Field Name

Type
Width
Description
1
CDS Char
14
County/District/School code
2
RTYPE Char
1
Record Type: D=District, S=School, X=State
3
STYPE Char
1
Type: 1=Unified, 2=Elementary District, 3=9-12 High District, 4=7-12 High District, E=Elementary School, M=Middle School, H=High School
4
SPED Char
1
A=Alternative Schools Accountability Model (ASAM), E=Special Education, and C=Combination ASAM and Special Education
5
SIZE Char
1
S=Small (11-99 Valid API Scores), T=Under 11 Valid API Scores
6
CHARTER Char
1
Y=Charter, Not Direct Funded, D=Direct Funded Charter, Blank=Not a Charter School
7
SNAME Char
40
School Name
8
DNAME Char
30
District Name
9
CNAME Char
15
County Name
10
FLAG Char
5
Flag Values
11
VALID Char
7
Number of Scores included in the 2006 Academic Performance Index (API)
12
API06 Char
5
2006 API (Growth)
13
API05 Char
5
2005 API (Base),"B," "C," (B=School did not have a valid 2005 API Base and there is no Growth or target information, C=School had significant demographic changes and there is no Growth or target information )
14
TARGET Char
5
2005–2006 Growth Target, "A," "B," "C," "D," or "E". (A=Met Interim Performance Target of 800. B= School did not have a valid 2005 API Base and there is no Growth or target information. C=School had significant demographic changes and there is no Growth or target information D=There is no growth target for Districts and ASAM schools E= School was an Alternative Schools Accountability Model (ASAM) school in the API Base report and has no target information even though the school is no longer an ASAM school).
15
GROWTH Char
5
2005–2006 API Growth, "B," "C," (B=School did not have a valid 2005 API Base and there is no Growth or target information, C=School had significant demographic changes and there is no Growth or target information.)
16
SCH_WIDE Char
5
Met School-wide Growth Target
17
COMP_IMP Char
5
Met Comparable Improvement (CI) Target
18
BOTH Char
5
Met both School-wide/CI Target
19
AA_NUM Char
7
Number of African Americans Included in API
20
AA_SIG Char
5
African Americans Significant? (Yes/No)
21
AA_API06 Char
5
2006 African American API (Growth)
22
AA_API05 Char
5
2005 African American API (Base)
23
AA_TARG Char
5
2005–2006 African American Subgroup Growth Target
24
AA_GROW Char
5
2005–2006 African American Subgroup API Growth
25
AA_MET Char
5
Met African American Subgroup Growth Target
26
AI_NUM Char
7
Number of American Indians Included in API
27
AI_SIG Char
5
American Indians Significant? (Yes/No)
28
AI_API06 Char
5
2006 American Indians API (Growth)
29
AI_API05 Char
5
2005 American Indians API (Base)
30
AI_TARG Char
5
2005–2006 American Indians Subgroup Growth Target
31
AI_GROW Char
5
2005–2006 American Indians Subgroup API Growth
32
AI_MET Char
5
Met American Indians Subgroup Growth Target
33
AS_NUM Char
7
Number of Asians Included in API
34
AS_SIG Char
5
Asians Significant? (Yes/No)
35
AS_API06 Char
5
2006 Asian API (Growth)
36
AS_API05 Char
5
2005 Asian API (Base)
37
AS_TARG Char
5
2005–2006 Asian Subgroup Growth Target
38
AS_GROW Char
5
2005–2006 Asian Subgroup API Growth
39
AS_MET Char
5
Met Asian Subgroup Growth Target
40
FI_NUM Char
7
Number of Filipinos Included in API
41
FI_SIG Char
5
Filipino Significant? (Yes/No)
42
FI_API06 Char
5

2006 Filipino API (Growth)

43
FI_API05 Char
5
2005 Filipino API (Base)
44
FI_TARG Char
5
2005–2006 Filipino Subgroup Growth Target
45
FI_GROW Char
5
2005–2006 Filipino Subgroup API Growth
46
FI_MET Char
5
Met Filipino Subgroup Growth Target
47
HI_NUM Char
7
Number of Hispanics included in API
48
HI_SIG Char
5
Hispanics Significant? (Yes/No)
49
HI_API06 Char
5
2006 Hispanics API (Growth)
50
HI_API05 Char
5
2005 Hispanics API (Base)
51
HI_TARG Char
5
2005–2006 Hispanics Subgroup Growth Target
52
HI_GROW Char
5
2005–2006 Hispanics Subgroup API Growth
53
HI_MET Char
5
Met Hispanic Subgroup Growth Target
54
PI_NUM Char
7
Number of Pacific Islanders Included in API
55
PI_SIG Char
5
Pacific Islanders Significant? (Yes/No)
56
PI_API06 Char
5
2006 Pacific Islanders API (Growth)
57
PI_API05 Char
5
2005 Pacific Islanders API (Base)
58
PI_TARG Char
5
2005–2006 Pacific Islanders Subgroup Growth Target
59
PI_GROW Char
5
2005–2006 Subgroup Growth
60
PI_MET Char
5
Met Pacific Islander Subgroup Growth Target
61
WH_NUM Char
7
Number of whites included in API
62
WH_SIG Char
5
White Significant? (Yes/No)
63
WH_API06 Char
5
2006 Whites API (Growth)
64
WH_API05 Char
5
2005 White API (Base)
65
WH_TARG Char
5
2005–2006 Whites Subgroup Growth Target
66
WH_GROW Char
5
2005–2006 White Growth
67
WH_MET Char
5
Met White Subgroup Growth Target
68
SD_NUM Char
7
Number of Socioeconomically Disadvantaged (SD) Students Included in API
69
SD_SIG Char
5
Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Significant? (Yes/No)
70
SD_API06 Char
5
2006 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged API (Growth)
71
SD_API05 Char
5
2005 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged API (Base)
72
SD_TARG Char
5
2005–2006 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged subgroup Growth Target
73
SD_GROW Char
5
2005–2006 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Growth
74
SD_MET Char
5
Met Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Subgroup Growth Target
75
EL_NUM Char
7
Number of English Learners included in API
76
EL_SIG Char
5
English Learners Significant? (Yes/No)
77
EL_API06 Char
5
2006 English Learners API (Growth)
78
EL_API05 Char
5
2005 English Learners API (Base)
79
EL_TARG Char
5
2005–2006 English Learner Subgroup Growth Target
80
EL_GROW Char
5
2005–2006 English Learners Subgroup API Growth
81
EL_MET Char
5
Met English Learner Subgroup Growth Target
82
DI_NUM Char
7
Number of Students With Disabilities included in API
83
DI_SIG Char
5
Students With Disabilities Significant? (Yes/No)
84
DI_API06 Char
5
2006 Students With Disabilities API (Growth)
85
DI_API05 Char
5
2005 Students With Disabilities API (Base)
86
DI_TARG Char
5
2005–2006 Students With Disabilities Subgroup Growth Target
87
DI_GROW Char
5
2005–2006 Students With Disabilities Subgroup API Growth
88
DI_MET Char
5
Met Students With Disabilities Subgroup Growth Target
89
PCT_AA Char
5
Percent African American
90
PCT_AI Char
5
Percent American Indian
91
PCT_AS Char
5
Percent Asian
92
PCT_FI Char
5
Percent Filipino
93
PCT_HI Char
5
Percent Hispanic or Latino
94
PCT_PI Char
5
Percent Pacific Islander
95
PCT_WH Char
5
Percent White
96
MEALS Char
5
Percentage of Students that are Participants in the Free or Reduced Price Meal Program
97
P_FDAY Char
5
Percent of participants in full day Reduced Class Size Program (Standardized Testing and Reporting or STAR)
98
P_GATE Char
5
Percent of participants in Gifted and Talented education programs (STAR)
99
P_MIGED Char
5
Percent of participants in migrant education programs (STAR)
100
P_EL Char
5
Percent of participants who are designated as English Learners
101
P_RFEP Char
5
Percent of Reclassified Fluent-English-Proficient (RFEP) students (STAR)
102
P_DI Char
5
Percent of Students with Disabilities (STAR)
103
YR_RND Char
5
Multi-Track Year-Round School
104
CBMOB Char
5
Percentage of Students counted as part of school enrollment in October 2005 CBEDS and has been continuously enrolled since that date
105
DMOB Char
5
Percentage of Students counted as part of district enrollment in October 2005 CBEDS and has been continuously enrolled since that date
106
ACS_K3 Char
5
Average Class Size (Grades K-3)
107
ACS_46 Char
5
Average Class Size (Grades 4-6)
108
ACS_CORE Char
5
Average Class Size for a Number of Core Academic Courses
109
PCT_RESP Char
5
Percent of Student Answer Documents with Parent Education Level Information
110
NOT_HSG Char
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Not High School Graduate
111
HSG Char
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent High School Graduate
112
SOME_COL Char
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Some College
113
COL_GRAD Char
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent College Graduate
114
GRAD_SCH Char
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Graduate School
115
AVG_ED Char
5
Average Parent Education Level
116
FULL Char
5
Percent Teachers at this School with Full Credentials
117
EMER Char
5
Percent Teachers at this school with Emergency Credentials
118
PEN_2 Char
5
Percent of Enrollments in grade 2 (STAR)
119
PEN_35 Char
5
Percent of Enrollments in grades 3-5 (STAR)
120
PEN_6 Char
5
Percent of Enrollments in grade 6 (STAR)
121
PEN_78 Char
5
Percent of Enrollments in grades 7-8 (STAR)
122
PEN_911 Char
5
Percent of Enrollments in grades 9-11 (STAR)
123
ENROLL Char
7
Number of Students Enrolled on the First Day of Testing for Grades 2-11
124
PAR_OPT Char
6
Number of Students Excused from Testing by Parental Written Request
125
TESTED Char
7
Number of Students Tested
126
MEDIAN06 Char
5
Median score of this school's similar schools group for 2006 Growth API
127
MEDIAN05 Char
5
Median score of this school's similar schools group for 2005 Base API
128
VCST_E28 Char
10
Valid Score for California Standards Test (CST) in English-language arts Grades 2-8
129
PCST_E28 Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in English-language arts Grades 2-8
130
VCST_E91 Char
10
Valid Score for CST in English-language arts Grades 9-11
131
PCST_E91 Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in English-language arts Grades 9-11
132
CW_CSTE Char
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST English-language arts
133
VCST_M28 Char
10
Valid Score for CST in mathematics Grades 2-8
134
PCST_M28 Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in mathematics Grades 2-8
135
VCST_M91 Char
10
Valid Score for CST in mathematics arts Grades 9-11
136
PCST_M91 Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in mathematics Grades 9-11
137
CW_CSTM Char
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST mathematics
138
VCST_S28 Char
10
Valid Score for CST in science Grades 2-8
139
PCST_S28 Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in science Grades 2-8
140
VCST_S91 Char
10
Valid Score for CST in science arts Grades 9-11
141
PCST_S91 Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in science Grades 9-11
142
CW_CSTS Char
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST science
143
VCST_H28 Char
10
Valid Score for CST in history-social science Grades 2-8
144
PCST_H28 Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in history-social science Grades 2-8
145
VCST_H91 Char
10
Valid Score for CST in history-social science arts Grades 9-11
146
PCST_H91 Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in history-social science Grades 9-11
147
CW_CSTH Char
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST history-social science
148
VNRT_R28 Char
10
Valid Score for Norm-Referenced Test (NRT) reading in Grades 2-8
149
PNRT_R28 Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for NRT reading in Grades 2-8
150
CW_NRTR Char
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in NRT reading
151
VNRT_L28 Char
10
Valid Score for NRT language in Grades 2-8
152
PNRT_L28 Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for NRT language in Grades 2-8
153
CW_NRTL Char
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in NRT language
154
VNRT_S28 Char
10
Valid Score for NRT spelling in Grades 2-8
155
PNRT_S28 Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for NRT spelling in Grades 2-8
156
CW_NRTS Char
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in NRT spelling
157
VNRT_M28 Char
10
Valid Score for NRT mathematics in Grades 2-8
158
PNRT_M28 Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for NRT mathematics in Grades 2-8
159
CW_NRTM Char
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in NRT mathematics
160
VCHS_E Char
10
Valid Score for California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) English-Language Arts (ELA) in Grades 9-11
161
PCHS_E Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for CAHSEE ELA in Grades 9-11
162
CW_CHSE Char
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CAHSEE ELA
163
VCHS_M Char
10
Valid Score for CAHSEE mathematics in Grades 9-11
164
PCHS_M Char
10
Product of Test Weights Multiplied by Valid scores for CAHSEE mathematics in Grades 9-11
165
CW_CHSM Char
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CAHSEE mathematics
166
TOT_28 Char
10
Product of Total of Test Weights Multiplied by Total of Valid scores in grades 2-8
167
TOT_91 Char
10
Product of Total of Test Weights Multiplied by Total of Valid scores in grades 9-11
168
sm06 Char
5
* =School was designated as a small school for Growth API purposes in 2006
169
sm05 Char
5
* =School was designated as a small school for Base API purposes in 2005
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