Assessing Achievement of English Language Learners: Pass-Fail Status on Arizona's Language and Content Tests

Primary Researchers: Eric Haas

The Arizona Department of Education's Associate Superintendent for Accountability requested assistance from REL West in examining the coherence of the testing system used in determining English language learner placement and achievement. Specifically, the Arizona Department of Education requested an analysis of patterns of individual English language learner test scores on both the Arizona English Language Learner Assessment (AZELLA), the state's English proficiency assessment, and Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS), the state's subject matter content test.

  • Methodologies: Descriptive
  • Contact info:
    Eric Haas (510) 302-4288


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