Title III Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs): Definitions

  • AMAO 1: Annual increases in the number or percentage of LEP/ELLs making progress in learning English

  • AMAO 2: Annual increases in the number or percentage of LEP/ELLs attaining English language proficiency

  • AMAO 3: Adequate yearly progress (AYP) for LEP/ELL subgroup in meeting grade-level academic achievement standards in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics

Source: No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Title III: Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students. Public Law 107-110, January 8, 2002.