The Future of ELP Assessment

A comprehensive assessment and instructional system supporting the growth of educators and English learners.


Our Values

Our English language assessment services are guided by a set of core values that shape our vision and direct our development and delivery.

Growth – ELPA21 is committed to supporting English learners in mastering language skills for academic success and providing educators with engaging professional learning and innovative instructional resources.

Collaboration – ELPA21 prioritizes collaboration with educators and state partners, actively involving them in design, policy, and implementation decisions.

Accessibility – ELPA21 exceeds industry standards for interoperability, accessibility, and reliability. Assessments are designed with the student in mind and can be modified with extensive accommodations for inclusive testing.


Our Expertise

ELPA21 is staffed and guided by experts in psychometrics, online assessment, scoring, early learner assessment, students with disabilities, and language acquisition. We go beyond vocabulary to acknowledge the relationship between content learning and English language proficiency.


Our Assessments

Our innovative English language proficiency assessments are fair, accessible, reliable, and inclusive. ELPA21 is aligned with college- and career-ready content standards and backed by psychometrics and research to meet state priorities, peer review, and English learner needs. Assessments include a screener, summative, and alternate ELP summative.