Latino parents are seeking to improve education in the Morgan Hill Unified School District. They point to standardized test scores that show schools as underperforming.

Below is how Morgan Hill Unified measures on various metrics:

2012 Growth Academic Performance Index, by ethnic group:

Districtwide 789

African-American 779

Asian 903

Latino 713

White 855

State minimum goal 800

Graduation rate, Class of 2011

Districtwide 80%

African-American 84%

Asian 83%

Latino 69%

White 91%

2012 English language Adequate Yearly Progress

Percent scoring proficient or above

Districtwide 59%

African-American 56%

Asian 81%

Latino 42%

White 75%

2012 math Adequate Yearly Progress

Percent scoring proficient or above

Districtwide 57%

African-American 53%

Asian 83%

Latino 43%

White 71%

Achievement gap in select years

Difference between white and Latino scores, as measured by the Academic Performance Index (with the white-Latino statewide gap in parentheses)

2012 142 points (112)

2011 140 points (116)

2009 155 points (130)

2006 160 points (147)

Contact Sharon Noguchi at 408-271-3775. Follow her at Twitter.com/NoguchiOnK12.