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Achievement Gap Persists in Alameda Schools

Test score data shows that 13 percent of Alameda schools did not meet API growth targets, and 7 percent of schools declined or remained the same.

Recently released test scores for the 2011 to 2012 school year show that despite improvement in some subgroups of Alameda students, the achievement gap persists.

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Alameda Unified School District Scores a D+ on Serving Minorities and Low-Income Students

A new report from The Education Trust—West called “A Report Card on District Achievement: How Low-income, African-American and Latino Students Far in California School Districts” gives the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) a poor overall grade on the performance of minority and low-income students in the District.

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