Assessment Participation of ELs

These links may not reflect changes on state websites after 11/1/2020. 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 See page 20
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware In English Learner Guidebook, see page 89
  • District Of Columbia See pdf link, Statewide Assessments Participation and Performance Policy, Introduction
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois See Chapter 3 (Accountability), page 8
  • Indiana See "State Testing for English Learners," pages 16–17
  • Iowa See page 4, item 5 (English Language Learners Academic Proficiency)
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky See page 16, section 2 (Inclusion of Students as English Learners)
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota See weblink for Chapter 2 Federal and State Context for English Learners with Disabilities, 3rd paragraph on page 13
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana Select the Inclusion Policy tab
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada See "Data Collection and Reporting," page 20
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey See FAQ E-12, page 47
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia See section "Assessing ELs with a Disability" on page 23
  • Washington
  • West Virginia See Forward, page 4
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming