Assessment Information

Academic Performance Index (API) 
The cornerstone of California's Public Schools Accountability Act of 1999; measures the academic performance and growth of schools on a variety of academic measures.  With the adoption of the Common Core State Standards, schools in California will be required to participate in a new assessment system beginning in 2014-15.  At this time, the new assessment system is being developed.
API Reports and Data Files

2011-12 API Documentation

Previous API Documentation

Accountability Research

Related Sites

Other API Information

CalEdFacts API Section California Department of Education's information and media guide about education in the State of California. For information on other topics, visit the full CalEdFacts .

Questions: Academic Accountability Team |  | 916-319-0863 

Standardized Testing and Reporting


2010 STAR Test Results

California Reading List

The California Reading List assists parents and students in selecting books written at a level of difficulty that corresponds with the student's score on the English-Language Arts Standards portion of the STAR testing program.

Prior Year STAR Data/Additional Information

Includes prior year CST, SAT/9, and CAT/6 results

Additional STAR Data Resources

Related Sites

Contact Information

California Department of Education
Standards and Assessments Division

1430 N Street, Suite 5408
Sacramento, CA 95814