Alabama AMAOs - Alabama Department of Education

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ALABAMA AMAOS:
AMAO CRITERIA AND
TARGETS
Alabama English Learners
2002-2003 2003-2004
2004-2005
2005-2006
2006-2007
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010
11,243 13,414
15,295
17,400
18, 358
19, 508
19, 602
20, 816
Top Five Languages Represented by ELs in Alabama’s K-12 Program
Spanish
Korean
Vietnamese
Arabic
Chinese
2009 EL Graduation Rate
18115
526
456
429
309
72 %
Top Five Alabama Districts Based on Immigrant Population
1. Shelby
2. Mobile
3. Huntsville
4. Jefferson
5. Montgomery
Top Five Alabama Districts Based on Immigrants with Limited or
No Formal Schooling Population
1. Montgomery
2. Mobile
3. Cullman
4. Shelby
5. Hoover
Top Five Alabama Districts Based on ELL Population
1. Shelby County
2. DeKalb County
3. Montgomery County
4. Mobile County
5. Huntsville City
TITLE III ACCOUNTABILITY
PURPOSE OF TITLE III

The purpose of Title III is to ensure that
limited English proficient children master
English and meet the same rigorous
standards for academic achievement as all
children are expected to meet, and to support to
the extent possible, the native language skills of
such children.
OBJECTIVES OF TITLE III

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
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To attain English proficiency
To achieve at high levels in core academic
subjects
To develop high-quality language instruction
educational programs and employ highly
qualified teachers
To promote parental and community
participation
DEFINITION OF ENGLISH LEARNERS (EL)
Between 3-21 years of age
 US born 46%, foreign born 54% (NCELA, 2004)
 Enrolled/preparing to enroll in elementary or
secondary school
 Not born in the USA or native language is not
English, including Native Americans, Native
Alaskans, or those from outlying territories.
 Migratory, whose native language is not English

STATE/DISTRICT
FUNDS
Federal
Funds
Title III
Funds
ALABAMA AMAOS
ANNUAL MEASURABLE ACHIEVEMENT
OBJECTIVES (AMAOS)
TITLE III, SECTION 3122
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AMAO-A (Growth): Making annual increases in the number or
percent of children making progress in learning English (APLA)
AMAO-B (Attainment): Making annual increases in the
number or percent of children attaining English proficiency
(EP) each school year
AMAO-C: Making Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) as
defined by the State (1111(b)(2)(B))
TABLE 3: ANNUAL MEASURABLE ACHIEVEMENT OBJECTIVES HAVE THREE PARTS:
TITLE III Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives
(AMAOs)
AMAO A: Percent of ELs making Adequate Progress in 
Language Acquisition (APLA)
AMAO B: Percent of ELs attaining English language
proficiency
AMAO C: Meeting AYP requirements for the EL
subgroup.

How Progress is Measured
ACCESS for ELLs®State English
Language Proficiency Test
ACCESS for ELLs® State ELP
Test
 95% participation
 % Proficient in and Math
DEFINE ENGLISH PROFICIENCY

What does English language proficiency (ELP)
mean?

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Alabama has defined ELP as a composite proficiency
level of “4.8”
Whom is the cohort for analysis?

Alabama has determined that the cohort for analysis
includes all ELL students.
GROWTH
Annual Measurable
Achievement Objective A:
AMAO A
(Growth)
AMAO A TARGETS
0.5 CPL (PROGRESS)
AL AMAO A Target at 0.5 CPL Gain
65%
Percent in District Making Progress
0.5 CPL Gain
AMAO A Targets
Year
Targets
2010
42%
2011
44%
2012
46%
2013
48%
2014
50%
2015
53%
2016
55%
2017
57%
2018
59%
2019
61%
60%
55%
50%
45%
40%
35%
30%
Targets
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
42%
44%
46%
48%
50%
53%
55%
57%
59%
61%
EXAMPLE FOR AMAO A

A district with 1000 EL students and
demonstrates the targets for AMAO A based on
those students making at least .5 overall CPL
gain based on 2009 baseline data.
Year
Targets
2009-Baseline
Number making at
least .5 overall CPL
gain to meet target
1000
2010
42%
420
2011
44%
440
2012
46%
460
2014
48%
480
ATTAINMENT
Annual Measurable
Achievement Objective
AMAO B
(Attainment)
AMAO B TARGETS
4.8” CPL (ATTAINING PROFICIENCY)
AL AMAO B Targets
28%
26%
Percent Attaining Proficiency in District
AMAO 2 Targets
Year
Targets
2010
11%
2011
13%
2012
14%
2013
16%
2014
17%
2015
19%
2016
21%
2017
22%
2018
24%
2019
25%
24%
22%
20%
18%
16%
14%
12%
10%
Targets
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
11%
13%
14%
16%
17%
19%
21%
22%
24%
25%
EXAMPLE FOR AMAO B

An LEA with 200 students in a program for five years
or more, and 40 have attained proficiency on the most
recent test, AMAO B is 80%. Each LEA or school’s
baseline is established with 2009 data.
AMAO B Targets
Year
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
Targets
Baseline
11%
13%
14%
16%
17%
19%
21%
22%
Students attaining proficiency
200 students in program for
more than five years
22
26
28
32
34
38
42
44
AYP
Annual Measurable
Achievement Objective
AMAO C
(AYP)
Data Points, Matchbacks,
and Exit Criteria
Model of Support
WIDA, Core Instruction
and Consolidated
Monitoring
IMMIGRANT
CALCULATIONS
# LEP 2008- # Immigrants # LEP 2009- # Immigrants
2009
2008-2009
2010
2009-2010
108
57
90
46
Average
Number
Immigrant
Students for
2007-08 and
2008-09
46
Type Y or N if
LEA plans to SIGNIFICANT
Comparison apply FY2010
IMPACT
0
Y
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
Oct.1-15, 2010
Main Collection
• Prepopulated or grayed
out fields require no
changes
• Update Title III/EL
Coordinator contact
information
February 7, 2011
• STI "Clean-Up" Review
• Immigrant & EL
Numbers posted from
STI
• Student Classification
changes can only be
made in STI and take
several days to reach
the SDE (allow up to 3
days)
April 1-15, 2011
Immigrant Report
• Designate Title III
Funding for 2011-2012
• STI "Clean-Up" Review
• Immigrant & EL
Numbers posted from
STI
• Student Classification
changes can only be
made in STI and take
several days to reach
the SDE (allow up to 3
days)
• Update Title III/EL
Coordinator contact
information
QUESTIONS
CONTACT INFORMATION
Heidi Goertzen– Title III/ESL Specialist
[email protected]
 Dely V. Roberts – Title III/ESL Specialist
[email protected]
 Dr. Tammy Hallman Starnes– Title III/ESL
Coordinator [email protected]

5348 Gordon Persons Building--50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL--334-242-8199

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