Assessment Participation of ELs

These links may not reflect changes on state websites after 3/1/2018. Note that some states use the terms English language learner (ELL) or limited English proficient (LEP) on websites.

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.

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District Of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan See page 9, Participation of Students with Disabilities and/or English Language Learners
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi See Section 7 (pages 48-49)
  • Missouri
  • Montana See "Frequently asked questions about assessment," page 17
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey See page 20, English Learners with Disabilities, paragraph 2
  • New Mexico See section under What are the evaluation, assessment, and accommodations considerations for ELs with disabilities?
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota See Section 7.1
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania See ELLs with Disabilities section, page 6
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia See page 5, Section 3 Determining How an EL Will Be Assessed, paragraph after item 6
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming