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Record Layout for the 2013 Growth API Data File

Field names, types, and descriptions for the 2013 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 2013 Academic Performance Index (API)
12
API13 Character
5
2013 API (Growth)
13
API12 Character
5
2012 API (Base),"B," "C," (B= School did not have a valid 2012 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
2012-2013 Growth Target, "A," "B," "C," or "D," (A = Met Interim Performance Target of 800. B= School did not have a valid 2012 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
2012-2013 API Growth, "B," "C," (B= School did not have a valid 2012 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_API13 Character
5
2013 Black or African American API (Growth)
22
AA_API12 Character
5
2012 Black or African American API (Base)
23
AA_TARG Character
5
2012-2013 Black or African American Subgroup Growth Target
24
AA_GROW Character
5
2012-2013 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_API13 Character
5
2013 American Indian or Alaska Native API (Growth)
29
AI_API12 Character
5
2012 American Indian or Alaska Native API (Base)
30
AI_TARG Character
5
2012-2013 American Indian or Alaska Native Subgroup Growth Target
31
AI_GROW Character
5
2012-2013 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_API13 Character
5
2013 Asian API (Growth)
36
AS_API12 Character
5
2012 Asian API (Base)
37
AS_TARG Character
5
2012-2013 Asian Growth Target
38
AS_GROW Character
5
2012-2013 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_API13 Character
5

2013 Filipino API (Growth)

43
FI_API12 Character
5
2012 Filipino API (Base)
44
FI_TARG Character
5
2012-2013 Filipino Growth Target
45
FI_GROW Character
5
2012-2013 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_API13 Character
5
2013 Hispanic or Latino API (Growth)
50
HI_API12 Character
5
2012 Hispanic or Latino API (Base)
51
HI_TARG Character
5
2012-2013 Hispanic or Latino Growth Target
52
HI_GROW Character
5
2012-2013 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_API13 Character
5
2013 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander API (Growth)
57
PI_API12 Character
5
2012 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander API (Base)
58
PI_TARG Character
5
2012-2013 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Growth Target
59
PI_GROW Character
5
2012-2013 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_API13 Character
5
2013 White API (Growth)
64
WH_API12 Character
5
2012 White API (Base)
65
WH_TARG Character
5
2012-2013 White Growth Target
66
WH_GROW Character
5
2012-2013 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_API13 Character
5
2013 'Two or More Races' API (Growth)
71
MR_API12 Character
5
2012 'Two or More Races' API (Base)
72
MR_TARG Character
5
2012-2013 'Two or More Races' Growth Target
73
MR_GROW Character
5
2012-2013 '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_API13 Character
5
2013 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged API (Growth)
78
SD_API12 Character
5
2012 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged API (Base)
79
SD_TARG Character
5
2012-2013 Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Growth Target
80
SD_GROW Character
5
2012-2013 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_API13 Character
5
2013 English Learners API (Growth)
85
EL_API12 Character
5
2012 English Learners API (Base)
86
EL_TARG Character
5
2012-2013 English Learner Growth Target
87
EL_GROW Character
5
2012-2013 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_API13 Character
5
2013 Students With Disabilities API (Growth)
92
DI_API12 Character
5
2012 Students With Disabilities API (Base)
93
DI_TARG Character
5
2012-2013 Students With Disabilities Growth Target
94
DI_GROW Character
5
2012-2013 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 a gap 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 a gap 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
MED13 Character
5
Median score of this school's similar schools group for 2013 Growth API
134
MED12 Character
5
Median score of this school's similar schools group for 2012 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
sm13 Character
5
* = School was designated as a small school for Growth API purposes in 2013
164
sm12 Character
5
* = School was designated as a small school for Base API purposes in 2012
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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