The annual school rankings are out in California. So now is the time to see where yours ranks. It's like Zillow of your relatives homes, but for schools. It is often used by real estate agents to help sell a home.
It's the list that ranks every school's Academic Performance Index, which is a composite of test scores.
The API ranks schools 1 to 10 based on how they perform. Each school gets two rankings. One compares it to the state and one compares it to schools in similar socio-economic areas.
The ratings are all often all over the place. Case in point: the city of San Francisco.