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2009-10 Accountability Progress Reporting (APR)

State Report - Demographic Characteristics
2009 Base
Academic Performance Index (API) Report

California Department of Education
Assessment, Accountability and Awards Division

California Department of Education

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State Demographic Characteristics
These data are from the October 2009 California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) data collection and the 2009 Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program student answer document.
Ethnic/Racial (STAR) Percent
 Black or African American 7
 American Indian or Alaska Native 1
 Asian 8
 Filipino 3
 Hispanic or Latino 50
 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
 White 28
Two or More Races 1

These percentages may not sum to 100 due to responses of: other, multiple, declined to state, or non-response.
Participants in Free or
 Reduced-Price Lunch

Participants in Gifted and Talented

Participants in Migrant Education Program (STAR) 2

English Learners (STAR) 23

Reclassified Fluent-English-Proficient
 (RFEP) Students

Students with Disabilities (STAR) 10
  School, CBEDS Date (STAR) 92
  LEA, CBEDS Date (STAR) 94
These are the percentages of students who were counted as part of the school's or LEA's enrollment on the October 2005 CBEDS data collection and who have been continously enrolled since that date.
Fully-Credentialed Teachers (CBEDS)
Teachers with Emergency Credentials (CBEDS)
Enrollments* (STAR) Percent
   Grade 2 10
   Grades 3-5 29
   Grade 6 10
   Grades 7-8 20
   Grades 9-11 31
*This is a percentage of all enrollments in grades 2-11.
Parent Education Level (STAR)
   Percentage with a response* 81
   Of those with a response:
     Not a high school graduate 21
     High school graduate 25
     Some college 24
     College graduate 19
     Graduate school 12
*This number is the percentage of student answer documents with stated parent education level information.
Average Parent Education Level (STAR) 2.76
The average of all responses where "1" represents "Not a high school graduate" and "5" represents "Graduate school."
Average Class Size (CBEDS)
 Grades Average
   Core academic courses
   in departmentalized programs
Enrollment in Grades 2-11 on First Day of Testing (STAR) 4,790,645
Students Exempted from STAR Testing
  Per Parent Written Request
Number of Students Tested (STAR) 4,747,350