• English Language Proficiency Assessment
    for the 21st Century

  • ELPA21 is a group of states designing and developing an assessment system for English language learners. The system is based on the new English Language Proficiency Standards and addresses the language demands needed to reach college and career readiness. 

    The ELPA21 assessment is replacing the WELPA assessment in Washington State. 

    For more information and resources, check out the ELPA21 site: http://www.elpa21.org/about

  • Timeline:

    • Spring of 2016:   Annual Assessment
    • School Year 2016-2017: Used for Placement and Annual Assessment