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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.

ELPS Products Brochure
Embedding the ELPS with E's:
High School Language Arts

Product ID: 501-1582
Embedding the ELPS with E's:
High School Social Studies

Product ID: 460-1581
Embedding the ELPS with E's:
High School Science

Product ID: 460-1580




Activities for ESL/EFL Students
ASCD Resources for English Language Learners
Colorín Colorado
NCTE Research Brief on ELLs
NEA Information on ELLs

US DOE Office of English Language Acquisition
Vaughn Gross Center ESL and ELL Resources
WIDA Consortium




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