• Here are some important explanations for terms you will see regarding the ENL program:

    ENL = English as a New Language (New York State added this term recently)

    ESL = English as a Second Language

    ELL = English Language Learner

    MLL = Multi-Language Learner

    NYSITELL = New York State Identification Test for English Language Learners (This test is given to students when they enter any New York State public school to see if they are eligible to extra support in the ENL program.)

    NYSESLAT = New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (This test is given every spring to measure students' progress in the ENL program)



    Additional information about the ENL/ESL program can be found here:  New York State Education Department Office of Bilingual Education and English as a New Language