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2012 Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs)
for English Language Learners

 AMAO Achieved?
AMAO 1: Progress in learning the English languageNo
(matched student records - Spring or Fall 2011 and Spring 2012) Percentage of English Langauge Learners (ELLs) in grades K-12 who show progress from Spring or Fall 2011 to Spring 2012 on the Massachusetts English Proficiency Assessment (MEPA). For more information on how progress is measured, please refer to http://www.doe.mass.edu/ell/amao/2012/.
AMAO 2: Attainment of English language proficiencyYes
(matched student records - Spring or Fall 2011 and Spring 2012) Percentage of grade K-12 ELLs who scored in the upper half of Level 4 or in Level 5 on the spring 2012 Massachusetts English Proficiency Assessment (MEPA). For more information on how attainment is measured, please refer to http://www.doe.mass.edu/ell/amao/2012/.
AMAO 3: Progress in subject matter content (English Language Arts, Mathematics, and ScienceNo
AMAO 3 reflects progress in general education curriculum, as measured in the Spring 2012 MCAS.* 2012 determinations for all grades combined for the ELL/Former ELL subgroup. For consortia, see the accountability reports for each consortia member district. For more information, please refer to http://www.doe.mass.edu/apa/accountability/
Cumulative PPI is a measure of progress toward halving proficiency gaps over a six-year period that incorporates measures of achievement in English Language Arts (ELA), mathematics, and science, growth in ELA and mathematics, graduation rates, and dropout rates. Cumulative PPI represents a group’s performance over multiple years, with more credit given to more recent performance.*59