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File Structure: Language Census Parts 2-4, 2007-09

File structure for downloadable data files for Language Census English learner (EL) instructional settings, EL instructional services, reclassified students, and parental exception waivers (parts 2-4).

File Name: LCnnP2_4.DBF

Field Name Field Type Width Description
CDS_CODE Character 14 This 14-digit code is the official, unique identification of a school within California. The first two digits identify the county, the next five digits identify the school district, and the last seven digits identify the school.
COUNTY Character 15 County name.
DISTRICT Character 35 District name.
SCHOOL Character 35 School name.

Part 2: EL Instructional Information

Instructional Setting

Field Name Field Type Width Description

SEI

Numeric

6

Structured English Immersion (Also referred to as Sheltered English Immersion):
The number of EL students enrolled in a structured English immersion setting. These EL students are receiving instruction through an English language acquisition process for young children in which nearly all classroom instruction is in English but with a curriculum and presentation designed for children who are learning the language (EC 305 and 306(a)).

Instructional Services

Field Name Field Type Width Description

ELD

Numeric

6

English Language Development (ELD):
The number of EL students receiving a program of ELD, and no services in the fields shown below (ELD_SDAIE, ELD_PLS AND ELD_L1). ELD is a specialized program of English language instruction appropriate for the student's identified level of language proficiency. It is consistently implemented and designed to promote second language acquisition of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. ELD should be provided by teachers reported on the Language Census form, Part V.

ELD_SDAIE

Numeric

6

ELD and Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE):
The number of EL students receiving a program of ELD and, at a minimum, two academic subjects required for grade promotion or graduation, taught through Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE). SDAIE is an approach used to teach academic courses to EL students in English. It should be designed for non-native speakers of English and should focus on increasing the comprehensibility of the academic courses normally provided to FEP and English-only students in the district. These students are not receiving primary language support as described below. SDAIE should be provided by teachers reported on the Language Census form, Part V.

ELD_PLS

Numeric

6

ELD and SDAIE with Primary Language Support:
The number of EL students receiving a program of ELD and SDAIE as described above, with Primary Language (L1) support in at least two academic subject areas. L1 support is instructional support through the student's primary language. It does not take the place of academic instruction through the primary language but may be used in order to clarify meaning and facilitate student comprehension of academic content area concepts taught mainly through English. It may also include oral language development in the student's primary language. L1 support may be provided by credentialed teachers fluent in the student's primary language or by bilingual paraprofessionals (aides) reported on the Language Census, Part V. The aides should be supervised by a credentialed teacher.

ELD_L1

Numeric

6

ELD and Academic Subjects Through the Primary Language (L1):
The number of EL students receiving a program of ELD and, at a minimum, two academic subjects through the primary language (L1). L1 instruction is (1) for Kindergarten - grade six, primary language instruction provided, at a minimum, in language arts (including reading and writing) and mathematics, science, or social science; or (2) for grades seven through twelve, primary language instruction provided, at a minimum, in two academic subjects required for grade promotion or graduation. The curriculum should be equivalent to that provided to FEP and English-only students. These students may also be receiving SDAIE as described above. L1 instruction should be provided by teachers reported on the Language Census form, Part V.

ELD_OTHER

Numeric

6

Instructional Services Other than Those Defined in columns 00 through 03:
The number of EL students provided with an instructional service specifically designed for EL students that does not correspond to one of the descriptions found in fields ELD, ELD_SDAIE, ELD_PLS, ELD_L1 above.

NO_ELD

Numeric

6

Not Receiving any English Learner Services:
The number of EL students who are not provided with any specialized instructional service.

TOTAL_EL

Numeric

6

The SUM of fields ELD, ELD_SDAIE, ELD_PLS, ELD_L1, ELD_OTHER, and NO_ELD.

Part 3: ELs Reclassified to FEP

Field Name Field Type Width Description

REDES

Numeric

6

The total number of EL students redesignated as fluent-English-proficient (FEP) since the last census. Includes those who are no longer enrolled at the school (i.e., graduated or moved).

Part 4: Parental Waivers

Field Name Field Type Width Description

WVRSUBM

Numeric

6

The number of parental waivers (new and renewals) submitted pursuant to the California Education Code Sections 310 and 311.

WVRGRANT

Numeric

6

The number of parental waivers pursuant to the California Education Code Sections 310 and 311 that were granted.

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