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.
Barrel Springs Elementary School had an API growth score of 800 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Barrel Springs Elementary School's 2012 base score was 808, however the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, Barrel Springs Elementary School had 23 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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Barrel Springs Elementary School Reviews
It's always been fun to be part of Barrel Springs, first, with my son since 1999 when we moved to palmdale, and now with my daughter, she is going to her fourth grade and I have enjoyed every school year, her teachers are the best, they have such passion for their kids, also the coaches there are so amazing with the kids, especially coach Lucia. Barrel Springs has always been known as having the best students and their gate program because they care!! Go!!! Barrel Springs.
The school is clean and safe. Top teachers and the best coach in all of Southern California, coach Lucia.
The school is clean and safe. Perfect environment for the children to concentrate and learn. Most teachers get very involved in the school's events and they are good with the kids.
The best employee is coach Lucia. She is very active and works very hard. The kids love her.
Barrel Springs is a good school with a staff who care about all it's students. GO BULLDOGS!!