Office of Shared Accountability Reports

Implementation Evaluation of the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Program in Secondary Schools


The focus of this evaluation study was on the implementation of ESOL instruction at the secondary level during the 2010-2011 school year. This report provides a description of demographic and linguistic characteristics of secondary ESOL students, procedures for identifying ESOL students, their placement, classroom instruction, and assessment. The report also provides information on aspects of the ESOL program that facilitated implementation, challenges to implementation, and highlights areas for improvement.


  • Professional Development for ESOL and Classroom Teachers to Support Teaching and Learning
  • Curriculum Clarification and Instructional Practices to assist ESOL Students Learn English and Academic Content
  • Teacher Collaboration to Promote Teaching and Learning

    File Name: ESOL Secondary Implementation Evaluation Report_Final Web.pdf (1.3MB PDF)