Language Primary Instruction Service: WISEdata
The Language Instruction Primary Service data element is a True/False indicator that describes which of the language instruction services a student receives is the primary service. Submit only one service as the student's primary language instruction service. For more information on submitting language instruction services, refer to the Language Instruction Services data element page.
For more information on reporting language instruction data in general, refer to the Language Instruction Data Reporting Help page.
USES: Language instruction data will be used for disaggregated reporting and accountability purposes, including State Report Cards, ESSA Report Cards, and Title III. They are also used as a measure of the acquisition of English language proficiency and to determine the appropriate participation in WSAS.
FAQs, Details, and Points to Note
Refer to the Language Instruction Data Reporting Help page for complete FAQs and use cases.
- Students receiving language instruction services through the Local Education Agency (LEA) should not be reported as a primary enrollment if the student is taking two classes or fewer.
- EL students in non-profit private schools (non-public schools), including private schools participating in one of the state’s Parental Choice Programs, receiving language instruction services through the Local Education Agency (LEA) where the non-public school is located, should not be reported as a primary enrollment if the student is taking two classes or fewer.
- Refer to the English Learners in Private Schools document for more information.