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State of Idaho

Grades Served:
Kindergarten - Grade 12

English Learner Progress

Are English Learners Meeting Proficiency and Making Progress Toward English Proficiency?

English language proficiency is the level of knowledge and skill using the English language (reading, writing, listening, speaking) required for academic success. English learners, are expected to attain English proficiency within 2 – 5 years of being identified as an English learner. English learners are considered to be making progress, when meeting or exceeding the pre-defined level of progress toward English proficiency each year.

Percent of students reaching proficiency


10.0%

Percent of students reaching proficiency

10.0%

Grades served

Kindergarten

1.3%

Grade 1

2.2%

Grade 2

7.5%

Grade 3

9.6%

Grade 4

30.1%

Grade 5

24.3%

Grade 6

4.0%

Grade 7

5.0%

Grade 8

9.9%

Grade 9

8.7%

Grade 10

6.6%

Grade 11

5.5%

Grade 12

3.6%

Race/Ethnicity

Native American or Alaskan Native

<11%

Black/African American

7.6%

Asian

18.6%

White

14.9%

Hispanic or Latino

9.3%

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

<7%

Multiracial

14.9%

Student Group

Students from Low Income Families

8.7%

Students with Disabilities

3.0%

Students in Foster Care

N*

Students who are Homeless

5.7%

Students from Military Families

<11%

Students from Migrant Families

6.9%

Percent of students making progress


50.5%

2022 Target: 81.0%

Percent of students making progress

50.5%

Grades served

Grade 1

81.1%

Grade 2

88.0%

Grade 3

79.5%

Grade 4

81.1%

Grade 5

59.8%

Grade 6

22.3%

Grade 7

24.5%

Grade 8

24.7%

Grade 9

26.5%

Grade 10

25.6%

Grade 11

26.7%

Grade 12

19.4%

Race/Ethnicity

Native American or Alaskan Native

37.3%

Black/African American

54.3%

Asian

55.3%

White

55.6%

Hispanic or Latino

49.5%

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

51.9%

Multiracial

47.1%

Student Group

Students from Low Income Families

52.9%

Students with Disabilities

30.2%

Students in Foster Care

N*

Students who are Homeless

50.8%

Students from Military Families

53.4%

Students from Migrant Families

55.1%

How did students in Idaho do in the past?

Results are not comparable to years prior to 2020, because Idaho introduced new proficiency and progress measures for English learners in 2020. See additional information at https://sde.idaho.gov/assessment/accountability/index.html.

Percent of students reaching proficiency

Percent of students making progress