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Record Layout for 2019 ELPI

Field names, types, and descriptions for the 2019 ELPI Data File.
Field # Field Name Description Acceptable Values
1 cds CDS Code Text
2 rtype Record Type

S=School Record
D=District/LEA Record
X=State Record

3 schoolname School Name Text
4 districtname District Name Text
5 countyname County Name Text
6 charter_flag Charter School Flag Y or blank
7 coe_flag County Office of Education Flag Y or blank
8 dass_flag Dashboard Alternative School Status (DASS) School Flag Y or blank
9 currprogessed Number of English Learner (EL) English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) Summative Assessment (SA) testers who increased at least one ELPI performance level (PL) between the prior and current year. Integer
10 currmaintainPL4 Number of EL ELPAC SA testers who maintained ELPI PL 4 (the level representing English language proficiency, ELP) between the prior and current year. Integer
11 currmaintainOth Number of EL ELPAC SA testers who maintained an ELPI PL other than the highest PL (i.e., ELPI PL 4) between the prior and current year. Integer
12 currdeclined Number of EL ELPAC SA testers who decreased at least one ELPI PL between the prior and current year. Integer
13 currnumer Number of EL ELPAC SA testers who increased at least one ELPI PL or who maintained ELPI PL 4 (ELP) between prior and current year. Integer
14 currdenom Number of EL ELPAC SA testers who had an overall PL recorded for both the prior and current years. Integer
15 currstatus CURRENT STATUS Calculation: Current year EL ELPAC SA testers who increased at least one ELPI PL plus ELs who maintained ELPI PL 4 (ELP) between prior and current year [currnumer] DIVIDED BY Current year EL ELPAC SA testers who had an overall PL recorded for both the prior and current years [currdenom]. Integer
16 statuslevel ELPI STATUS LEVEL (Determined after calculations and rounding in ‘currstatus’ field. For further information regarding this data field refer to the CA School Dashboard Technical Guide.) 1=Very Low
2=Low
3=Medium
4=High
5=Very High
0=No Data
17 flag95pct Tested less than 95% of EL population flag. LEAs and schools that did not test at least 95 percent of their English learner population on the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) are assigned a “Low” Status, unless they have a “Very Low” Status. Y or blank
Y=School did not test at least 95% of their EL population
18 nsizemet Schools and LEAs that had at least 30 EL students with an overall PL on the ELPAC SA in both the prior and current years have met the ‘N-size’ requirement and will receive a ‘Y’ (i.e., Yes) on the ‘nsizemet’ field. The ‘N-size’ of 30 is used to ensure that accountability results are statistically significant, valid, and reliable. Schools and LEAs with fewer than 30 EL students with an overall PL on the ELPAC SA in both the prior and current years will receive an ‘N’ (i.e., No) on the ‘nsizemet’ field. Y=School or LEA had 30 or more EL students with an overall PL on the ELPAC SA in both the prior and current years
N=School or LEA had fewer than 30 EL students with an overall PL on the ELPAC SA in both the prior and current years
19 nsizegroup A school’s or LEA’s number of EL students with an overall PL on the ELPAC SA in both the prior and current years are categorized by group size. ‘0 to 10’=Fewer than 11 EL students have an overall PL on ELPAC SA in both prior and current years (Status rate and level are suppressed) '11 to 29’=Number of EL students with overall PL on ELPAC SA in both prior and current years is 11 thru 29 (Status rate and level are reported but are not used for accountability) ’30 and Up’=At least 30 EL students have an overall PL on ELPAC SA in both prior and current years (status rate and level are reported and will be used for accountability)
20 reportingyear Reporting year Text
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Last Reviewed: Thursday, December 12, 2019