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English Language Proficiency Assessment

An English Language Proficiency Assessment measures the proficiency of English Language Learners (ELLs) in four domains: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. All ELLs, grades K-12, must be assessed annually regardless of whether a district receives any Title III or Kansas ESOL-Bilingual funds and regardless of whether or not the student receives specific ESOL services.

2017-2018 KELPA2 Fact Sheet

Supporting Documents and Links

 TitleDescription
KELPA P Assessment InstructionsInstructions on downloading KELPA-P Files and Burning to CD
KELPA P First GradeKELPA P Assessment Data for First Grade
KELPA P Fourth & Fifth GradeKELPA P Assessment Data for Fourth & Fifth Grade
KELPA P Grades 6 through 8KELPA P Assessment Data for Grades Six through Eight
KELPA P Grades 9 through 12KELPA P Assessment Data for Grades Nine through Twelve
KELPA P KindergartenKELPA P Assessment Data for Kindergarten
KELPA P Scoring GuidelinesGuidelines and Directions for the Scoring the KELPA-P
KELPA P Second GradeKELPA P Assessment Data for Second Grade
KELPA P Third GradeKELPA P Assessment Data for Third Grade
KELPA-P Administration InstructionsKELPA training videos to be used for administering the screener, KELPA-P.
KSDE-Approved English Language Proficiency ScreenersEvery K-12 student new to the district must complete a Home Language Survey. If use of languages other than English is indicated on the survey, then the student must be assessed for English proficiency using one of the four screeners approved by KSDE
KELPA-P (Placement)Instructions for how to locate and use the short version of KELPA, which one of several approved screening tools to identify English Language Learners.
The Kansas Assessment Program (KAP) 

World Language & ESOL
Program Consultant

Regina Peszat
(785) 296-1891
rpeszat@ksde.org

Deputy Commissioner
Division of Learning Services
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303
bneuenswander@ksde.org

Director
Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142
sesmith@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education

Stacy Smith
(785) 296-0979
slsmith@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Graduation

Branden Johnson
(785) 296-2078
bjohnson@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Assessment
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325
bfultz@ksde.org

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