The Academic Performance Index for Beverly Hills Unified School District climbed one notch to 17th based on the recently released scores by the Department of Education, Supt. Gary Woods announced.
The district continues to rank in the top 25 of the more than 1,000 districts in California.
Of note, Horace Mann School met all of its targets, showing an increase of five points. Those students showed major gains in eighth grade algebra, eighth grade science and social studies, sixth and eighth grade English language arts.
API calculates academic performance based on English language arts, math, science and social studies.
Supt. Woods said that over the next several months they will analyze
the data carefully and observe instructional practices. The Education Services staff presented the Board of Education the full
report of performance as well as its plan for improvement at the Sept. 24 meeting.
For more information and statistics, click this DOE link.