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## Correlations > Education Statistics > Elementary & Secondary > LEP/ELL Students

DEFINITION: This is the number of students served in appropriate programs of language assistance (e.g., English as a Second Language, High Intensity Language Training, bilingual education). The name of this field changed to English Language Learners (ELL) in the 2001-02 school year from Limited-English Proficient (LEP) used in prior school years.
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### Correlations between Education > Elementary & Secondary > LEP/ELL Students ...

A correlation is a statistical measure of similarity between at least two given sets of data. StateMaster's correlations compare two variables from our database and reveal statistical relationships between them. The percentages you see represent the strength (or likelihood) that a change in the topic variable is matched by a change in the listed variables below it. But remember: These correlations do not imply causation, that is, one does not necessarily cause the other. Also, not all variables contain all states, rather subsets of states matched together.

#### NOTES:

• Outliers have been removed only where they are outside 3 standard deviations of the mean.
• Only variable pairs where at least 15 states match for each have been considered.
• Strength is given by the correlation coefficient (R squared). It is the fraction of variation in Y that can be attributed to the variation in X. 100% signifies a perfect fit (R squared of 1). The top 50 such stats are displayed