About This School
A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.
Don Juan Avila Middle School had an API growth score of 915 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Don Juan Avila Middle School's 2012 base score was 914 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, Don Juan Avila Middle School had 26 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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Don Juan Avila Middle School Reviews
A K-5 elementary and 6-8 middle school in the Capistrano Unified School District. Home of the Eagles. Ranked as a California Distinguished School.
The school emphasizes literacy using the Six Traits Analytical Writing Assessment in their curriculum and is fully integrated technologically.
Additionally, the school offers the following programs to enhance education: Positive Peace Plan; Meet the Masters art program; a fully-equipped iMac computer lab; tutorial and mentor projects with Don Juan Avila Middle School; community partnerhips; an active PTA; Awards of Excellence; Student of the Day; and a YMCA day care program.