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.
la Merced Elementary School had an API growth score of 723 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. la Merced Elementary School's 2012 base score was 740 and the school did not meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, la Merced Elementary School had 24 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.