New Jersey Profile of Limited English Proficient Students Students Language Minority Students 276,031 Limited English Proficient 66,451 Languages 151 Total Districts 500 District Programs Districts with bilingual education 77 Full-time only 23
There are four types of language assistance programs/services
Each year, the Office of Specialized Populations collects enrollment information on students who have a native language other than English and students who are limited English proficient (LEP). The department will continue to collect the data through the Internet to include the following types of date:
The student information reported should be based on enrollment as of October 15, 2004, and the report must be submitted via the Internet to the Department of Education by November 19, 2004.
New Test ( Spring, 2006)- ELDA
Grades 3-5 (LEP)Reading English Language Proficiency Standard– Students will be able to read (decode and comprehend) texts for recreational and academic purposes.
Office of Specialized Populations
Bureau of Bilingual/ESL Education
James F. Curry, Acting Director, [email protected]
Raquel Sinai, Bilingual/ESL Coordinator, [email protected]
Louis D’Amato, Bilingual/ESL Education Program Specialist, [email protected]
Lori Ramella, Bilingual/ESL Education Program Specialist, [email protected]