Lompoc Unified School District Pleased with API Score
Officials with the Lompoc Unified School District say their Academic Performance Index score increased from 758 to 767 over the past year. The score is designed to measure the performance and progress of public schools in California, with 800 being the score that schools should strive to meet. Lompoc Superintendent Gregory Kampf said that Maple High School had the biggest overall gain with a 94 point jump, Lompoc Valley Middle School jumped 33 points and Hapgood Elementary School aslo made a significant gain of 20 points. Miguelito, Crestview and Buena Vista Elementary Schools in addition to Vandenberg Middle School, are all 800+ schools. Kampf said that students and staff should be proud of their accomplishments and the District continues to be relentless in providing every student with a high quality of education.
Elsewhere in Santa Barbara County, the Santa Maria-Bonita School District saw its API score improve slightly from 725 in 2011 to 726 in 2012. Santa Maria Joint Union High saw its score improve from 706 to 717. Orcutt Union's score improved from 820 in 2011 to 823 in 2012.
In San Luis Obispo County, Lucia Mar Unified saw its score drop slightly from 816 in 2011 to 813 this year.