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.
Sessions Elementary School had an API growth score of 931 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Sessions Elementary School's 2012 base score was 912 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, Sessions Elementary School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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Sessions Elementary School Reviews
It's really hard to get an honest, direct answer from the current principal. Unless, of course, the discussion is about the IB program, which seems to be her primary area of interest and expertise.
Our experience with this school has not been good. The teachers seem qualified enough, but our so overburdened by the aggressive principal, that learning is not fun at this school. My kids don't enjoy the school, and we are going to choice out next year. I feel that a change of leadership is in dire need.
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