Santee Schools Fare Well With 2011 API Score Release

See details, which schools scored highest, which lost points and gained the most and more.

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State education officials on Wednesday released Academic Performance Index (API) and Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) data which is used to measure compliance with the federal No Child Left Behind education standards.

Here's how Santee schools measures up:

(For an overall look at the county and state, .)

Academic Performance Index (API)

  • Measures student performance on math and English tests.
  • Scale 200-1,000; Target is 800.
  • All Santee Sschool District schools met the target, Santana High School did not.
  • All Santee schools scored between 798 and 895.

Santee School District

  • Highest: Sycamore Canyon (895)
  • Lowest: Prospect Avenue School (PRIDE Academy) (823, though it increased 18 points in the year)

High Schools

  • West Hills: 807
  • Santana: 798

API Growth

  • Largest increase in 2011

West Hills High School and Sycamore Canyon Elementary both increased 23 points.

Santee's high schools increased a combined 41 points this year.

  • Largest decrease in 2011

Rio Seco Elementary dropped 21 points.

The Santee School District dropped three points this year.

This year's results (click the school link to see details for the school):

Elementary Schools   Cajon Park Elementary 860


  Carlton Hills Elementary 882


  Carlton Oaks Elementary 862


  Chet F. Harritt Elementary 853


  Hill Creek Elementary 824


  Pepper Drive Elementary 867


  Prospect Avenue Elementary 823


  Rio Seco Elementary 865


  Sycamore Canyon Elementary 895

High Schools

West Hills High 807

Santana High 798

Click here to see the raw data from the state.

Dan O'Brien September 04, 2011 at 04:57 PM
Way to go Sycamore Canyon!


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