California Elementary Accountability and API
with the California Public Schools Accountability Act, the California Department
of Education has implemented standardized tests to ensure compliance
with curriculum guidelines and measure academic progress in California public
California Progress Reporting (APR) takes into account a school's state Academic Performance Index (API) in addition to federal measures of Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) and Program Involvement (PI). Together, these reports help ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines.