About English Language Proficiency
School districts in Texas are required by state law to assess the English language proficiency of all students whose Home Language Survey indicates that the home language is a language other than English.
If a child demonstrates limited English proficiency on the assessment, s/he will be eligible for enrollment in the appropriate language program: bilingual education or English as a Second Language (ESL). The goal of both programs is to enable English language learners to become competent in the reading, listening, speaking, and writing of the English language through the development of literacy and academic skills in grade level content areas.
***If you are registering a new student for the 2019-2020 school year and the Home Language Survey indicates the need for language testing, you will be contacted by your child's campus in late April or May to schedule an assessment date.