Complete 5 pages APA formatted article: Who Are My Students. Superior Street Elementary School is committed to meeting the academic needs of a diverse population. The students in the school comprise 0.4 per cent American Indian or Alaska Native, 15. 8 per cent Asian, 0.4 per cent Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 6.6 per cent Filipino, 42.0 per cent Hispanic or Latino, 5.0 per cent Black or African American and 29.8 per cent White. The proportion of student in the school is identified to be similar to that of the average school ratio in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) with little divergence. The average district data reflects the similar ratio of students’ backgrounds which includes 0.4 per cent American Indian or Alaska Native, 4 per cent Asian, and 9.2 per cent White (Education Data Partnership, 2014).
With respect to Ed-data, 66 or 11.8 per cent were English learners (EL) during the school year 2012-2013. Additionally, 83 or 14.9 per cent of students were designated Fluent-English-Proficient (FEP) and 9 students were ELs who were Redesignated Fluent-English-Proficient (RFEP) since the past year. 36 ELs identified Spanish as their first language while 5 as Vietnamese, 4 as Armenian, 4 as Filipino (Pilipino or Tagalog), 2 as Arabic and 16 as other non-English. During 2011-2012 school year, Superior Street Elementary School consisted of two administrators and twenty-six full-time certificated staff members. Among these, four teachers were Hispanic or Latino, five Asian, two Black or African American and fifteen were Black or African American (Education Data Partnership, 2014).
According to the 2012-2013 Accountability Progress Report (APR) for Superior Street Elementary School, the school had scored 920 wherein 375 students were included in the Academic Performance Index (API), among these, 55 students were English Learners which makes EL be a numerically significant population within the school. .