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Record Layout for the 2012 Growth API Data File

Field names, types, and descriptions for the 2012 Growth 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, X=State
3
STYPE Character
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 Character
1
A= Alternative Schools Accountability Model (ASAM), E=Special Education, and C=Combination ASAM and Special Education
5
SIZE Character
1
S=Small (11-99 Valid API Scores), T=Under 11 Valid API Scores
6
CHARTER Character
1
Y=Charter, Not Direct Funded, D=Direct Funded Charter, Blank=Not a Charter School
7
SNAME Character
40
School Name
8
DNAME Character
30
District Name
9
CNAME Character
15
County Name
10
FLAG Character
5
Flag Values
11
VALID Character
7
Number of Scores included in the 2012 Academic Performance Index (API)
12
API12 Character
5
2012 API (Growth)
13
API11 Character
5
2011 API (Base),"B," "C," (B= School did not have a valid 2011 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 Character
5
2011–2012 Growth Target, "A," "B," "C," or "D," (A = Met Interim Performance Target of 800. B= School did not have a valid 2011 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, or Special Education schools.
15
GROWTH Character
5
2011–2012 API Growth, "B," "C," (B= School did not have a valid 2011 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 Character
5
Met School-wide Growth Target
17
COMP_IMP Character
5
Met All Student Group Targets (Comparable Improvement)
18
BOTH Character
5
Met both School-wide/Student Group Targets
19
AA_NUM Character
7
Number of Black or African American Included in API
20
AA_SIG Character
5
Black or African American Significant Both Years? (Yes/No)
21
AA_API12 Character
5
2012 Black or African American API (Growth)
22
AA_API11 Character
5
2011 Black or African American API (Base)
23
AA_TARG Character
5
2011–2012 Black or African American Subgroup Growth Target
24
AA_GROW Character
5
2011–2012 Black or African American Subgroup API Growth
25
AA_MET Character
5
Met Black or African American Subgroup Growth Target
26
AI_NUM Character
7
Number of American Indian or Alaska Native Included in API
27
AI_SIG Character
5
American Indian or Alaska Native Significant Both Years? (Yes/No)
28
AI_API12 Character
5
2012 American Indian or Alaska Native API (Growth)
29
AI_API11 Character
5
2011 American Indian or Alaska Native API (Base)
30
AI_TARG Character
5
2011–2012 American Indian or Alaska Native Subgroup Growth Target
31
AI_GROW Character
5
2011–2012 American Indian or Alaska Native Subgroup API Growth
32
AI_MET Character
5
Met American Indian or Alaska Native Subgroup Growth Target
33
AS_NUM Character
7
Number of Asian Included in API
34
AS_SIG Character
5
Asian Significant Both Years Both Years? (Yes/No)
35
AS_API12 Character
5
2012 Asian API (Growth)
36
AS_API11 Character
5
2011 Asian API (Base)
37
AS_TARG Character
5
2011–2012 Asian Growth Target
38
AS_GROW Character
5
2011–2012 Asian API Growth
39
AS_MET Character
5
Met Asian Growth Target
40
FI_NUM Character
7
Number of Filipino Included in API
41
FI_SIG Character
5
Filipino Significant Both Years Both Years? (Yes/No)
42
FI_API12 Character
5

2012 Filipino API (Growth)

43
FI_API11 Character
5
2011 Filipino API (Base)
44
FI_TARG Character
5
2011–2012 Filipino Growth Target
45
FI_GROW Character
5
2011–2012 Filipino API Growth
46
FI_MET Character
5
Met Filipino Growth Target
47
HI_NUM Character
7
Number of Hispanic or Latino included in API
48
HI_SIG Character
5
Hispanic or Latino Significant Both Years Both Years? (Yes/No)
49
HI_API12 Character
5
2012 Hispanic or Latino API (Growth)
50
HI_API11 Character
5
2011 Hispanic or Latino API (Base)
51
HI_TARG Character
5
2011–2012 Hispanic or Latino Growth Target
52
HI_GROW Character
5
2011–2012 Hispanic or Latino API Growth
53
HI_MET Character
5
Met Hispanic or Latino Growth Target
54
PI_NUM Character
7
Number of Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Included in API
55
PI_SIG Character
5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Significant Both Years? (Yes/No)
56
PI_API12 Character
5
2012 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander API (Growth)
57
PI_API11 Character
5
2011 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander API (Base)
58
PI_TARG Character
5
2011–2012 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Growth Target
59
PI_GROW Character
5

2011–2012 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander API Growth

60
PI_MET Character
5
Met Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Growth Target
61
WH_NUM Character
7
Number of White included in API
62
WH_SIG Character
5
White Significant Both Years? (Yes/No)
63
WH_API12 Character
5
2012 White API (Growth)
64
WH_API11 Character
5
2011 White API (Base)
65
WH_TARG Character
5
2011–2012 White Growth Target
66
WH_GROW Character
5
2011–2012 White Growth
67
WH_MET Character
5
Met White Growth Target
68
MR_NUM Character
7
Number of 'Two or More Races' included in API
69
MR_SIG Character
5
'Two or More Races' Significant Both Years? (Yes/No)
70
MR_API12 Character
5
2012 'Two or More Races' API (Growth)
71
MR_API11 Character
5
2011 'Two or More Races' API (Base)
72
MRM_TARG Character
5
2011–2012 'Two or More Races' Growth Target
73
MR_GROW Character
5
2011–2012 'Two or More Races' Growth
74
MR_MET Character
5
Met 'Two or More Races' Growth Target
75
SD_NUM Character
7
Number of Socioeconomically Disadvantaged (SD) Students Included in API
76
SD_SIG Character
5
Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Significant? (Yes/No)
77
SD_API12 Character
5
2012 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged API (Growth)
78
SD_API11 Character
5
2011 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged API (Base)
79
SD_TARG Character
5
2011–2012 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Growth Target
80
SD_GROW Character
5
2011–2012 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Growth
81
SD_MET Character
5
Met Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Growth Target
82
EL_NUM Character
7
Number of English Learners included in API
83
EL_SIG Character
5
English Learners Significant Both Years? (Yes/No)
84
EL_API12 Character
5
2012 English Learners API (Growth)
85
EL_API11 Character
5
2011 English Learners API (Base)
86
EL_TARG Character
5
2011–2012 English Learner Growth Target
87
EL_GROW Character
5
2011–2012 English Learners API Growth
88
EL_MET Character
5
Met English Learner Growth Target
89
DI_NUM Character
7
Number of Students With Disabilities included in API
90
DI_SIG Character
5
Students With Disabilities Significant Both Years? (Yes/No)
91
DI_API12 Character
5
2012 Students With Disabilities API (Growth)
92
DI_API11 Character
5
2011 Students With Disabilities API (Base)
93
DI_TARG Character
5
2011–2012 Students With Disabilities Growth Target
94
DI_GROW Character
5
2011–2012 Students With Disabilities API Growth
95
DI_MET Character
5
Met Students With Disabilities Growth Target
96
PCT_AA Character
5
Percent Black or African American
97
PCT_AI Character
5
Percent American Indian
98
PCT_AS Character
5
Percent Asian
99
PCT_FI Character
5
Percent Filipino
100
PCT_HI Character
5
Percent Hispanic or Latino
101
PCT_PI Character
5
Percent Pacific Islander
102

PCT_WH

Character
5
Percent White
103
PCT_MR Character
5
Percent Two or More Races
104
MEALS Character
5
Percentage of Students that are Eligible in the Free or Reduced Price Meal Program
105
P_GATE Character
5
Percent of participants in Gifted and Talented education programs (STAR)
106
P_MIGED Character
5
Percent of participants in migrant education programs (STAR)
107
P_EL Character
5
Percent of participants who are designated as English Learners
108
P_RFEP Character
5
Percent of Reclassified Fluent-English-Proficient (RFEP) students (STAR)
109
P_DI Character
5
Percent of Students with Disabilities (STAR)
110
YR_RND Character
5
Multi-Track Year-Round School
111
CBMOB Character
5
Percentage of Students enrolled at the school on Fall census day to the first day of testing without agap in enrollment of more than 30 consecutive calendar days.
112
DMOB Character
5
Percentage of Students enrolled at the district on Fall census day to the first day of testing without agap in enrollment of more than 30 consecutive calendar days.
113
ACS_K3 Character
5
Average Class Size (Grades K-3)
114
ACS_46 Character
5
Average Class Size (Grades 4-6)
115
ACS_CORE Character
5
Average Class Size for a Number of Core Academic Courses
116
PCT_RESP Character
5
Percent of Student Answer Documents with Parent Education Level Information
117
NOT_HSG Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Not High School Graduate
118
HSG Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent High School Graduate
119
SOME_COL Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Some College
120
COL_GRAD Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent College Graduate
121
GRAD_SCH Character
5
Parent Ed Level: Percent Graduate School
122
AVG_ED Character
5
Average Parent Education Level
123
FULL Character
5
Percent Teachers at this School with Full Credentials
124
EMER Character
5
Percent Teachers at this school with Emergency Credentials
125
PEN_2 Character
5
Percent of Enrollments in grade 2 (STAR)
126
PEN_35 Character
5
Percent of Enrollments in grades 3 - 5 (STAR)
127
PEN_6 Character
5
Percent of Enrollments in grade 6 (STAR)
128
PEN_78 Character
5
Percent of Enrollments in grades 7 - 8 (STAR)
129
PEN_911 Character
5
Percent of Enrollments in grades 9 - 11 (STAR)
130
ENROLL Character
7
Number of Students Enrolled on the First Day of Testing for Grades 2-11
131
PAR_OPT Character
6
Number of Students Excused from Testing by Parental Written Request
132
TESTED Character
7
Number of Students Tested
133
MEDIAN12 Character
5
Median score of this school's similar schools group for 2012 Growth API
134
MEDIAN11 Character
5
Median score of this school's similar schools group for 2011 Base API
135
VCST_E28 Character
10
Valid Score for California Standards Test (CST) in English-language arts Grades 2-8
136
PCST_E28 Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in English-language arts Grades 2-8
137
VCST_E91 Character
10
Valid Score for CST in English-language arts Grades 9-11
138
PCST_E91 Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in English-language arts Grades 9-11
139
CW_CSTE Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST English-language arts
140
VCST_M28 Character
10
Valid Score for CST in mathematics Grades 2-8
141
PCST_M28 Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in mathematics Grades 2-8
142
VCST_M91 Character
10
Valid Score for CST in mathematics arts Grades 9-11
143
PCST_M91 Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in mathematics Grades 9-11
144
CW_CSTM Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST mathematics
145
VCST_S28 Character
10
Valid Score for CST Grades 5 & 8 only
146
PCST_S28 Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in science Grades 2-8
147
VCST_S91 Character
10
Valid Score for CST in science Grades 9-11. End of Course, CST.
148
PCST_S91 Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in science Grades 9-11. End of Course, CST.
149
CWS_91 Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST science Grades 9-11 End of Course
150
VCST_H28 Character
10
Valid Score for CST in history-social science Grade 8 only
151
PCST_H28 Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in history-social science Grades 2-8
152
VCST_H91 Character
10
Valid Score for CST in history-social science Grades 9-11.
153
PCST_H91 Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid Scores for CST in history-social science Grades 9-11
154
CW_CSTH Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST history-social science
155
VCHS_E Character
10
Valid Score for California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) English-Language Arts (ELA) in Grades 9-11
156
PCHS_E Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid scores for CAHSEE ELA in Grades 9-11
157
CW_CHSE Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CAHSEE ELA
158
VCHS_M Character
10
Valid Score for CAHSEE mathematics in Grades 9-11
159
PCHS_M Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid scores for CAHSEE mathematics in Grades 9-11
160
CW_CHSM Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CAHSEE mathematics
161
TOT_28 Character
10
Product of Total of Test Weights multiplied by Total of Valid scores in grades 2-8
162
TOT_91 Character
10
Product of Total of Test Weights multiplied by Total of Valid scores in grades 9-11
163
sm12 Character
5
* = School was designated as a small school for Growth API purposes in 2012
164
sm11 Character
5
* = School was designated as a small school for Base API purposes in 2011
165
chg_data Character
1

Results on this report may change because:

C = the LEA will be changing data.

166
CW_SCI Character
5
School Content Area Weights Percentage in CST Life Science Grade 10 and Science Grades 5 & 8
167
VCST_LS10 Character
10
Valid Score for CST in Life Science Grade 10 only
168
PCST_LS10 Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid scores for CST in Life Science Grade 10 only
169
CWM2_28 Character
5

School Content Area Weights Percentage for Mathematics Assignment of 200 CST in grades 2-8

170
VCSTM2_28 Character
10
Valid Score for Mathematics Assignment of 200 CST in Grades 2-8
171
PCSTM2_28 Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid scores for Mathematics Assignment of 200 CST in Grades 2-8
172
CWM2_91 Character
5

School Content Area Weights Percentage for Mathematics Assignment of 200 CST in grades 8-11

173
VCSTM2_91 Character
10
Valid Score for Mathematics Assignment of 200 CST in Grades 8-11
174
PCSTM2_91 Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid scores for Mathematics Assignment of 200 CST in Grades 8-11
175
CWS2_91 Character
5

School Content Area Weights Percentage for Science Assignment of 200 CST in grades 9-11, end of course

176
VCSTS2_91 Character
10
Valid Score for Science Assignment of 200 CST in Grades 9-11, end of course
177
PCSTS2_91 Character
10
Product of Test Weights multiplied by Valid scores for Science Assignment of 200 CST in Grades 9-11, end of course
178
IRG5 Character
1
Testing irregularities greater than zero but less than 5 percent (Y=Yes)
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