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API Scores: School By School for Mountain View

Looking for scores? Mountain View Patch compiled a list of the school districts and schools Mountain View students might attend. Look for our analysis story Friday.

The California Academic Performance Index (API) base report released Thursday morning showed that overall, Santa Clara County schools, including Mountain View did very well.

Scores for the Mountain View Whisman School District for 2012 grew 22 points to 855 from its 2011 base score of 833.

The state uses API scores to rate a school's performance on scale of 200 to 1,000. California's benchmark, or expected average is 800. The scores continue to be widely anticipated scores by parents, school administrators and realtors.

"We are extremely proud of our teachers and staff, who are relentlessly committed to the success of every child," said Superintendent Craig Goldman. "Our District-wide effort to improve classroom instruction and engagement appears to be having a significant impact on student achievement."

The county office of education said the results showed a trend of higher performance among a broad range of schools in the county, for tests taken by students last spring. About 68 percent of county schools met or exceeded the statewide performance target of 800 for the 2011 Base API. That compares with 50 percent statewide.

In Mountain View, Frank Huff Elementary led the pack with a score of 941 and Crittenden Middle School reached milestone by surpassing the 800 benchmark for the first time with a score of 802.

Here's a table of the Academic Performance Index growth scores for all schools and school districts where Mountain View students may attend. In June, Patch ran the API base scores of local schools, on which the percent of change below, are reflected.

You can search for any school or district at the California Department of Education’s website.

 

School or District

API Growth Score

Point Change

Mountain View Whisman School District

855

+22

  • Bubb Elementary

921

+38

  • Castro
852 +43
  • Huff
941

+7

  • Landels
848 +14
  • Monta Loma
830 -4
  • Stevenson
915 +41
  • Theuerkauf
798 -1
  • Crittenden Middle School
801 +13
  • Graham Middle School
848 +33

Los Altos School District

968

 0

  • Almond School

954

-12

  • Bullis Charter School

994

+10

  • Covington School

981

- 2

  • Santa Rita School

956

- 1

  • Springer School

961

+1

Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District

870

+11

  • Mountain View High

865

+ 5

  • Los Altos High

889

+16

  • AltaVista High

694

+76

 

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