Accessibility and Accommodations for ELs with Disabilities

Notes: States with active links have policies that address ELs with disabilities. States with no active links either did not have a policy on their websites or had policy information available separately for ELs and students with disabilities. Some states use the terms English language learner (ELL) or limited English proficient (LEP) on websites.

This page provides information for:

  • Content Tests
  • English Language Proficiency Tests

This information is current as of 7/10/17. These links may not reflect changes on state websites after this date.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for from the listings below, you may look for it on individual State's education agency websites.

Content Tests

Alabama
Alaska See pages 18-19
Arizona See page 7
Arkansas See "Accessibility & Accommodations"
California 1 See pages 26-27 and 33-34 | 2
Colorado Download full document.  See pp. 6,  10, 20, 45 (7h), 61-62
Connecticut
Delaware See page 17
District of Columbia
Florida See pp. 28-30
Georgia See pages 5-6
Hawaii 1 See pp. 26-27, 34 | 2 See pp. 35-39
Idaho  See pages 26-27 and 34
Illinois See pages 6-8
Indiana See pages 6-8
Iowa
Kansas See pages 13, 27
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland 1 See pp. 19-26, 28 (fourth bullet) | 2 See pp. 8-8 to 8-15
Massachusetts 1 See pp. 5, 25 | 2 See p. 2
Michigan See page 1
Minnesota See page 106
Mississippi
Missouri See pp. 5, 8-13
Montana See pp. 2, 34
Nebraska See page 1
Nevada See pp. 2, 34
New Hampshire See pp. 2, 34
New Jersey See pp. 6, 9, 20-21, 49-64, 95, 109
New Mexico Math and reading see page 12 and 26 | Science see pp. 15, 54
New York
North Carolina See p. 27 |2 See page 2
North Dakota See pp. 33-34
Ohio See p. 10
Oklahoma See p. 4, 7-9
Oregon See p. 4, 13, 18
Pennsylvania See p. 10
Rhode Island See pp. 49-64
South Carolina See p. D-5
South Dakota: See pp. 1, 2, 11, 14, 27, 33
Tennessee See page 10
Texas
Utah See p. 40
Vermont Math and reading See p. 26
Virginia See Section V
Washington See pp. 8, 70, 72
West Virginia See pp. 16, 31, 36, 68
Wisconsin
Wyoming

English Language Proficiency Tests

Alabama See especially Section II
Alaska See pages 27-32
Arizona
Arkansas See Section III
California See column 2
Colorado 1 See page 5 | 2 | 3
Connecticut
Delaware 1 | 2 | 3
District of Columbia ACCESS for ELLs
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho  ACCESS for ELLs
Illinois  See 2015-2016 Access for ELLs 2.0
Indiana  See pages 13-18
Iowa
Kansas See column for K-ELPA
Kentucky  ACCESS for ELLs
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland  See section on ACCESS for ELLs
Massachusetts See pages 7-10.
Michigan
Minnesota ACCESS for ELLs
Mississippi See ACCESS for ELLs column
Missouri ACCESS for ELLs
Montana ACCESS for ELLs
Nebraska See last page
Nevada
New Hampshire See pages 15-17
New Jersey ACCESS for ELLs
New Mexico See pp. 7, 54 ACCESS for ELLs Assessment
New York See item 27
North Carolina See pp. 40-54
North Dakota 
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon See pp. 49-56
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota See documents section
Tennessee
Texas See last paragraph
Utah See pp 25-39 column on ACCESS for ELs, p. 40
Vermont  
Virginia See Accommodations & Accessibility links
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming