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This displays student performance for the English Language Proficiency test for the 21st Century (ELPA21). The state administered the Washington English Language Proficiency Assessment (WELPA) on 2011-12 through 2014-15, and prior to that, the Washington Language Proficiency Test (WLPT-II). You can view either details or trend for an individual school, school district or the entire state.

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Composite Level - Grade K
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)1,422 8.3%
Level 4 (Transitional)1,422 8.3%
Not Transitional (Limited English)15,660 91.6%
Level 3 (Advanced English)5,499 32.1%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)8,378 49.0%
Level 1 (Beginning English)1,517 8.8%
No Score*266 1.5%
Total17,082 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade 1st
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)2,221 13.1%
Level 4 (Transitional)2,221 13.1%
Not Transitional (Limited English)14,726 86.8%
Level 3 (Advanced English)7,939 46.8%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)6,249 36.8%
Level 1 (Beginning English)392 2.3%
No Score*146 0.8%
Total16,947 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade 2nd
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)2,301 15.2%
Level 4 (Transitional)2,301 15.2%
Not Transitional (Limited English)12,791 84.7%
Level 3 (Advanced English)7,481 49.5%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)4,787 31.7%
Level 1 (Beginning English)363 2.4%
No Score*160 1.0%
Total15,092 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade 3rd
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)1,728 13.5%
Level 4 (Transitional)1,728 13.5%
Not Transitional (Limited English)11,071 86.4%
Level 3 (Advanced English)8,355 65.2%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)2,351 18.3%
Level 1 (Beginning English)267 2.0%
No Score*98 0.7%
Total12,799 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade 4th
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)1,790 16.5%
Level 4 (Transitional)1,790 16.5%
Not Transitional (Limited English)9,000 83.4%
Level 3 (Advanced English)6,987 64.7%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)1,653 15.3%
Level 1 (Beginning English)264 2.4%
No Score*96 0.8%
Total10,790 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade 5th
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)2,435 26.0%
Level 4 (Transitional)2,435 26.0%
Not Transitional (Limited English)6,913 73.9%
Level 3 (Advanced English)5,454 58.3%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)1,163 12.4%
Level 1 (Beginning English)204 2.1%
No Score*92 0.9%
Total9,348 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade 6th
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)1,665 25.3%
Level 4 (Transitional)1,665 25.3%
Not Transitional (Limited English)4,897 74.6%
Level 3 (Advanced English)3,690 56.2%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)914 13.9%
Level 1 (Beginning English)198 3.0%
No Score*95 1.4%
Total6,562 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade 7th
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)1,284 22.1%
Level 4 (Transitional)1,284 22.1%
Not Transitional (Limited English)4,501 77.8%
Level 3 (Advanced English)3,493 60.3%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)751 12.9%
Level 1 (Beginning English)154 2.6%
No Score*103 1.7%
Total5,785 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade 8th
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)1,723 33.4%
Level 4 (Transitional)1,723 33.4%
Not Transitional (Limited English)3,431 66.5%
Level 3 (Advanced English)2,607 50.5%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)581 11.2%
Level 1 (Beginning English)139 2.6%
No Score*104 2.0%
Total5,154 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade 9th
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)670 14.4%
Level 4 (Transitional)670 14.4%
Not Transitional (Limited English)3,973 85.5%
Level 3 (Advanced English)2,464 53.0%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)1,034 22.2%
Level 1 (Beginning English)298 6.4%
No Score*177 3.8%
Total4,643 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade 10th
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)698 18.2%
Level 4 (Transitional)698 18.2%
Not Transitional (Limited English)3,126 81.7%
Level 3 (Advanced English)2,009 52.5%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)779 20.3%
Level 1 (Beginning English)169 4.4%
No Score*169 4.4%
Total3,824 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade 11th
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)549 19.2%
Level 4 (Transitional)549 19.2%
Not Transitional (Limited English)2,302 80.7%
Level 3 (Advanced English)1,483 52.0%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)579 20.3%
Level 1 (Beginning English)86 3.0%
No Score*154 5.4%
Total2,851 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade 12th
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)534 19.7%
Level 4 (Transitional)534 19.7%
Not Transitional (Limited English)2,173 80.2%
Level 3 (Advanced English)1,343 49.6%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)505 18.6%
Level 1 (Beginning English)67 2.4%
No Score*258 9.5%
Total2,707 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Composite Level - Grade All
NumberPercent
Transitional (English Proficient)19,020 16.7%
Level 4 (Transitional)19,020 16.7%
Not Transitional (Limited English)94,564 83.2%
Level 3 (Advanced English)58,804 51.7%
Level 2 (Intermediate English)29,724 26.1%
Level 1 (Beginning English)4,118 3.6%
No Score*1,918 1.6%
Total113,584 100.0%
Previously Transitioned   
Note:
  • * No Score includes tests that were incomplete, invalid or taken at the wrong grade level. Also includes students who have qualified for but not yet transitioned out of English Language Learner/English Language Development (ELL/ELD) services for whom no test is returned.
  • ** Previously Transitioned includes students who transitioned out of program in a previous year and were not required to test but for whom a test was returned.