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English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS)

This website is designed to provide relevant and useful information regarding the English Language Proficiency Standards.

Located in the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 74.4, the ELPS apply to all grade levels and all subject areas. They are designed to outline language proficiency levels and student expectations for English Language Learners (ELLs).

ELPS Overview from TEA


Region 4 ELPS Products

Click on the product icons for product samples. Click on the product ID numbers to place a product purchase order.

Embedding the ELPS with E's:
High School Science

Product ID: 460-1580
Embedding the ELPS with E's:
High School Social Studies

Product ID: 460-1581



Activities for ESL/EFL Students
Colorín Colorado
NCTE Research Brief on ELLs
US DOE Office of English Language Acquisition

Vaughn Gross Center ESL and ELL Resources
WIDA Consortium




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