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Percent Limited English Proficient Students: 2013-14 1

The percentage of students served in programs of language assistance, such as: English as a second language, high-intensity language training, and bilingual education. [More about...]

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National  8.8%
US 8.8%
Alabama  2.3%
AL 2.3%
Alaska  11.4%
AK 11.4%
Arizona  6.3%
AZ 6.3%
Arkansas  7.3%
AR 7.3%
California  22.4%
CA 22.4%
Colorado  12.3%
CO 12.3%
Connecticut  5.7%
CT 5.7%
Delaware  6.2%
DE 6.2%
District of Columbia  9.4%
DC 9.4%
Florida  9.2%
FL 9.2%
Georgia  5.3%
GA 5.3%
Hawaii  8.5%
HI 8.5%
Idaho  4.5%
ID 4.5%
Illinois  9.3%
IL 9.3%
Indiana  5.3%
IN 5.3%
Iowa  4.6%
IA 4.6%
Kansas  9.2%
KS 9.2%
Kentucky  2.9%
KY 2.9%
Louisiana  2.1%
LA 2.1%
Maine  2.8%
ME 2.8%
Maryland  6.5%
MD 6.5%
Massachusetts  7.4%
MA 7.4%
Michigan  4.7%
MI 4.7%
Minnesota  7.6%
MN 7.6%
Mississippi  1.3%
MS 1.3%
Missouri  3.0%
MO 3.0%
Montana  2.3%
MT 2.3%
Nebraska  5.0%
NE 5.0%
Nevada  15.1%
NV 15.1%
New Hampshire  1.9%
NH 1.9%
New Jersey  4.5%
NJ 4.5%
New Mexico  15.1%
NM 15.1%
New York  2.5%
NY 2.5%
North Carolina  6.2%
NC 6.2%
North Dakota  2.8%
ND 2.8%
Ohio  2.5%
OH 2.5%
Oklahoma  7.1%
OK 7.1%
Oregon  8.4%
OR 8.4%
Pennsylvania  2.8%
PA 2.8%
Puerto Rico  .5%
PR .5%
Rhode Island  6.6%
RI 6.6%
South Carolina  5.4%
SC 5.4%
South Dakota  3.3%
SD 3.3%
Tennessee  3.5%
TN 3.5%
Texas  15.5%
TX 15.5%
Utah  5.5%
UT 5.5%
Vermont  1.5%
VT 1.5%
Virginia  7.4%
VA 7.4%
Washington  9.4%
WA 9.4%
West Virginia  .7%
WV .7%
Wisconsin  4.9%
WI 4.9%
Wyoming  3.0%
WY 3.0%

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1 Description: The percentage of students served in programs of language assistance, such as: English as a second language, high-intensity language training, and bilingual education.; Academic Year: 2013-14; Grade: N/A; Note: A LEP student, or English language learners (ELL) is defined as an individual who was not born in the United States or whose native language is a language other than English; or who comes from an environment where a language other than English is dominant; or who is an American Indian or Alaska Native and who comes from an environment where a language other than English has had a significant impact on his or her level of English language proficiency; and who, by reason thereof, has sufficient difficulty speaking, reading, writing, or understanding the English language to deny such individual the opportunity to learn successfully in classrooms where the language of instruction is English or to participate fully in our society. The percentage is based on the district level file in the CCD Build a Table tool. A dash (-) indicates that the data are not available. A # symbol indicates that data rounds to zero. A ‡ symbol is used for NCES and NAEP data to indicate that their reporting standards were not met. ; Source: Common Core of Data, Tabulated from Elementary/Secondary Information System, 11/10/2015: http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/elsi/; Data Uploaded On: 11/13/2015