Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Imagine Learning, Inc.


Name of organization:

Imagine Learning, Inc.

Primary location:

191 River Park Drive
Provo, UT 84604

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

(866) 377-5071

Website: external link

LEAs where service will be provided:

All districts within New York State


Years provider has delivered service:

Nearly six years providing curriculum services to schools and districts throughout the United States, including New York.

Two school years providing SES.


Evidence that services have been effective:

Studies show the effectiveness of Imagine Learning English, the keystone of Imagine Learning Academy and primary form of instruction, as measured by student gains on tests developed by Imagine Learning and multiple state-administered tests, including CELT, CST, DIBELS, ISEL, and more. See Appendix E for full reports.


Title of the instructional program, curriculum series to be used (if appropriate):

Program: Imagine Learning Academy

Curriculum: Imagine Learning English


Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

Kindergarten through grade 8


Content area(s) provider will serve:

English Language Arts, English Language Acquisition


Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:



Average length of each service session (minutes/hours):

One hour


Duration of the available service period (e.g. September 1 – June 30; September 1 – August 31; weekends only; summer school only; specific number of weeks or hours, other, etc;):

Imagine Learning Academy is available throughout the school year and summer months (September 1 – August 31).


Type of instruction:

Individual computer-based instruction with support and remediation provided by tutors. Small group instruction, 8:1 student/tutor ratio.


Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with disabilities:

Imagine Learning English uses effective strategies for students with disabilities, such as an adaptive placement test, continuous assessment, differentiated instruction, instruction in the five essential components of reading, explicit instruction and repetition, and the use of multiple modalities.


Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with limited English proficiency:

Strategies for teaching students with limited English proficiency include differentiated instruction, instruction in the five essential areas of literacy with a special focus on academic vocabulary and comprehension, and front-loading of information. Strategic first-language support is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Haitian Creole, Japanese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Korean, Marshallese, Arabic, and Russian.


Qualifications of the service provider(s)/instructor(s):

Instruction is provided by principal-recommended New York State certified teachers who are certified in using Imagine Learning English. Teachers with a minimum of two years teaching experience and experience teaching English language learners, special education students, and struggling readers will receive first preference.


Reports to parents, teachers, and LEA (Content, frequency, method of delivery):

Imagine Learning Academy will provide detailed TrueData™ reports to the LEA and teachers every two weeks, or more often by request. Reports show where students are in each curriculum strand, their assessment scores, and which skills they have mastered.  

Parents receive a letter when their student begins and finishes the program. Parents are also notified of student progress after every ten lessons completed by the student. This is done through a letter detailing mastered and unmastered skills. All parent letters are printed in one of twelve supported first languages.


Will transportation to the service location be provided at no charge if requested? (Note: LEAs are not required to provide or pay for transportation)

No. Services will be provided at the student’s school.


Additional relevant information:

Imagine Learning English software has already been successfully implemented in more than 150 New York schools.

Last Updated: March 21, 2014