Connecticut: ELL Resources

Map of Connecticut

As of 2021, Connecticut's schools were home to more than 45,000 English language learners. In recent years, the most common five languages spoken by ELLs in Connecticut have been Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Haitian-Creole, and Mandarin.

Note: For additional state-by-state data and information, see New America's English Learner Accountability Hub.

State ELL Resources

Connecticut Department of Education

Related resources

Statewide Organizations

Note: Regulations change with time. These guidelines were compiled in January of 2012 and updated in May 2022. If you see something that needs updating, please send an e-mail to Colorín Colorado. For more detailed information regarding ELL guidelines and policies at the state and federal levels, please see the following:


U.S. Department of Education. Our Nation’s English Learners. Most Common Non-English Languages Spoken by English Learners.