Resources for ELL and LCAP in California


With an approximate ELL enrollment of 1,521,772 students in the state public school system in 2012-2013, California currently holds the largest percentage of ELL student enrollment in grades K-12 in the country at almost 25%. The state also accounts for one-third of the districts with the highest concentration of ELL students in the United States, the largest of these being the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) at 152,592 students.

83% of ELL students in California speak Spanish, with Chinese, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Arabic making up the majority of the most common languages spoken after that.

Bilingual and bicultural books for parent and family involvement
The following is a list of useful resources and programs for ELL students living in California.

State of California Informational Resources:
Educational Programs and Learning Resources: