Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS)
The Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) is designed for all students identified as LEP in grades K-12. The assessment consists of teacher observational assessment utilizing a rubric in reading, listening, speaking, and writing to grade K-1. In grades 2-12 the assessment is comprised of teacher ratings to listening and speaking utilizing rubrics, rating of student writing collections, and an on-line reading assessment. This assessment begins with collecting writing samples in February, ratings and reading assessments beginning in March.
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