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2007-2008 English Language Learners Information

1. Submit a separate record during reporting periods 2, 3 and 5 for each student in KG-12 membership identified as "LY" for the English Language Learners, PK-12 data element. Also, submit a separate record for each student identified as "LF" for the English Language Learners, PK-12 data element, who has exited the program within the last two school years.

2. Submit a separate record during reporting periods 2, 3 and 5 for each 4-12 grade student in membership identified as "LP" for the data element English Language Learners, PK-12, if the "LP" student is enrolled in an English for Speaker of Other Languages (ESOL) program pending assessment. (If the grade 4-12 student is identified as "LP" and enrolled in a regular program, do not submit a record.)

3. If the student is identified as "LZ" for the English Language Learners, PK-12 data element, do not submit an English Language Learners Information Format because the English Language Learners: Post Reclassification Dates are for Local Accountability and District Records Transfer purposes only. Do not submit a record for English Language Learners Format if the student is identified as "ZZ".

4. For Survey Period 7 submit a separate record for each student identified as LY or LP for the English Language Learners, PK-12 data element. Also send a record for any student determined to be LF on the English Language Learners, PK-12 data element between May 28, 2007 and January 18, 2008. All test related fields should be Z-filled or zero-filled as appropriate. Also Z-fill or zero-fill: English Language Learners: Extension of Instruction; English Language Learners: Reclassification Exit Date; English Language Learners: Basis of Entry; and English Language Learners: Basis of Exit.

NOTE: Do not send Prekindergarten student and students enrolled in school 3518 in Survey 7.

5. For Surveys 2 ,3 and 5 test information should be submitted for the student's most recent entry into the program and exit from the program according to the following guidelines.
   
  a) For students in grades KG-03 report the aural/oral test scores that determined the student eligible and in need of services and/or no longer in need of services. These are reported in the test fields for Listening and Speaking.
  b) For students in grades 04-12, report aural/oral test scores plus reading and writing test scores, using all four sets of test elements.

NOTE: Zeros may be valid test scores.

6. ERROR CODES: This field is used by the Department to report to districts the specific errors found in the record during the state edit process.  This field should contain filler (spaces, blanks) when the record is transmitted to the Department.

7. KEY FIELDS: The key fields for this format are items 1-5.

' * ' indicates key fields.
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Item No. From-To Size Field Char. Field Description
1 1-2 2 N/R District Number, Current Enrollment *
2 3-6 4 A/N/R School Number, Current Enrollment *
3 7-16 10 A/N Student Number Identifier, Florida *
4 17-17 1 A/N Survey Period Code *
5 18-21 4 N School Year *
6 22-29 8 A/N English Language Learners: Entry Date
7 30-30 1 A/N Filler
8 31-38 8 A/N English Language Learners: Student Plan Date
9 39-46 8 A/N English Language Learners: Classification Date
10 47-54 8 A/N English Language Learners: Exit Date
11 55-62 8 A/N English Language Learners: Reevaluation Date
12 63-63 1 A/N English Language Learners: Extension of Instruction
13 64-71 8 A/N English Language Learners: Reclassification Date
14 72-79 8 A/N English Language Learners: Reclassification Exit Date
15 80-80 1 A/N English Language Learners: Basis of Entry
16 81-81 1 A/N English Language Learners: Basis of Exit
17 82-84 3 A/N Test Name Listening
18 85-86 2 A/N Test Score Type Listening
19 87-88 2 A/N Test Subject Content Listening
20 89-92 4 N/R Test Score Listening
21 93-100 8 A/N Test Date Listening
22 101-103 3 A/N Test Name Speaking
23 104-105 2 A/N Test Score Type Speaking
24 106-107 2 A/N Test Subject Content Speaking
25 108-111 4 N/R Test Score Speaking
26 112-119 8 A/N Test Date Speaking
27 120-122 3 A/N Test Name Reading
28 123-124 2 A/N Test Score Type Reading
29 125-126 2 A/N Test Subject Content Reading
30 127-130 4 N/R Test Score Reading
31 131-138 8 A/N Test Date Reading
32 139-141 3 A/N Test Name Writing
33 142-143 2 A/N Test Score Type Writing
34 144-145 2 A/N Test Subject Content writing
35 146-149 4 N/R Test Score Writing
36 150-157 8 A/N Test Date Writing
37 158-158 1 A Transaction Code
38 159-159 1 A Fund Source
39 160-160 1 A/N English Language Learners: Program Participation
40 161-222 62 A/N Filler
41 223-232 10 A/N Student Number Identifier, Local
42 233-240 8 A/N Filler/Error Codes