AP – Advanced Placement

ELPA – English Language Proficiency Assessment

HSGQE – High School Graduation Qualifying Exam

RADP – Revised Alaska Developmental Profile

RTI – Response to Instruction

SBA – Standards Based Assessment

TN - TerraNova

WK - WorkKeys



AFAM – African American

AKNA/AI – Alaska Native/American Indian

ARS – Assessment Reporting System (Assessment Database/Dashboard)

EDS – Economically Disadvantaged Students

FAY – Full Academic Year

LEP – Limited English Proficient

ME – Two or More Races

MNCE – Mean of the Normal Curve Equivalent

NAEP – National Assessment of Educational Progress

NCE – Normal Curve Equivalent

NH/OPI – Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander

OASIS – Online Alaska School Information System

POP – Profile of Performance

SCCS – School Climate and Connectedness Survey

SWD – Students with Disabilities


AMO – Annual Measureable Objectives

AYP – Adequate Yearly Progress

ESEA – Elementary and Secondary Education Act

GLE – Grade Level Expectations

NCLB – No Child Left Behind



AASB – Alaska Association of School Boards

AIR – American Institute for Research

ASD – Anchorage School District

CGCS – Council of Great City Schools

DEED – Department of Education and Early Development

DRC – Data Recognition Corporation

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