Testing Assessment Information - Telpas

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.

TELPAS Program Information