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2010 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for the Title I Academic Achievement Awards Program for 2009-10.

In order to be eligible for the 2010 Academic Achievement Award, schools must meet all of the following criteria.

Schoolwide Program Eligibility

The school must have:

  • Received Title I funds in both 2008 and 2009.
  • At least 40 percent of students classified as socioeconomically disadvantaged (SED) in both 2008 and 2009.
Adequate Yearly Progress

The school must have:

  • Made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in 2008 and 2009.
  • Not been identified as Program Improvement in 2008 or 2009.
Academic Performance Index

The school must have:

  • A 2009 Growth API score that was above the median score for the school's grade type:
    • Elementary school at or above 795.
    • Middle school at or above 765.
    • High school at or above 731.
  • Met their schoolwide API target and the API targets for all numerically significant subgroups in 2008 and 2009.
  • A schoolwide API greater than or equal to 800 or an API growth of at least double the school's target in both 2008 and 2009. Schools at or above 800 could not have declined in 2008 or 2009.
  • 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 2008 and 2009. Schools with a numerically significant SED subgroup at or above 800 could not have declined in 2008 or 2009.
  • No API flags in 2008 or 2009.
  • No reported testing irregularities in 2008 or 2009.
Questions:   Awards Team | awards@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0842
Last Reviewed: Monday, April 13, 2015

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