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2009 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for the Title I Academic Achievement Awards Program for 2008-09.

In order to be eligible for the 2009 Academic Achievement Award, schools must meet all of the following criteria.

Schoolwide Program Eligibility

The school must have:

  • Received Title I funds in both 2007 and 2008.
  • At least 40 percent of students classified as socioeconomically disadvantaged (SED) in both 2007 and 2008.
Adequate Yearly Progress

The school must have:

  • Made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in 2007 and 2008.
Academic Performance Index

The school must have:

  • A 2008 Growth API score that was above the median score for the school's grade type:
    • Elementary school at or above 779.
    • Middle school at or above 746.
    • High school at or above 720.
  • Met their schoolwide API target and the API targets for all numerically significant subgroups in 2007 and 2008.
  • A schoolwide API greater than or equal to 800 or an API growth of at least double the school's target in both 2007 and 2008.
  • A numerically significant SED subgroup that had an API score greater or equal to 800 or had API growth of at least double the SED growth target in both 2007 and 2008.
  • No API flags in 2007 or 2008.
  • No reported testing irregularities in 2007 or 2008.
Questions:   Awards Team | | 916-319-0842
Last Reviewed: Friday, April 15, 2016