According to the recently released Academic Performance Index (API) rankings, Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) is performing at increasingly higher levels. The overall Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District API score of 848 represents an improvement of 16 points above last year’s results and 26 points over the last two years. The District has shown improvement, continuing the upward trend well over the State target of 800 and the 2012 Statewide API of 788. 100% of our middle and comprehensive high schools, and 90% of our elementary schools met their schoolwide API growth targets. Three middle schools increased their API by more than 30 points. Mendenhall Middle School surpassed the 900 mark with an API of 910. Altamont Creek Elementary increased by 30 points to reach 888 and Michell K-8 increased by 27 points achieving 841. Emma C. Smith Elementary has the highest API in the District at 926, a 14 point increase!
The 43 point gain for Marylin Avenue Elementary is especially noteworthy as they surpassed the Statewide goal of 800 achieving an API of 808. This is the school whose reform efforts have been studied by educational researchers and has been an exemplar noted in professional journals and books.
LVJUSD’s progress according to federal accountability measures, Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), show increased proficiency rates in 21 of 22 areas including district-wide and sub-groups in English Language Arts and Mathematics. Additionally, LVJUSD met its Graduation Rate Criteria at 91.30 percent.
Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District staff and stakeholders, including teachers, administrators, support staff, parents and community work together so all students meet the District mission: Each student will graduate with the skills needed to contribute and thrive in a changing world. As a District we are confident that our excellent teaching and administrative staff, along with our high quality educational programs, will ensure that all students are achieving to the highest levels and are college and career ready upon graduation.
School Board President Bill Dunlop, email@example.com (925) 455-1907
Assistant Superintendent Cindy Alba, firstname.lastname@example.org (925) 606-3224
Director of Curriculum/Special Projects Amy Robbins, email@example.com (925)