Nebraska: ELL Resources

Map of Nebraska

As of 2020-2021, Nebraska’s schools were home to over 23,000 English language learners. In recent years, the most common five languages spoken by ELLs in Nebraska have been Spanish, Karen languages, Arabic, Somali, and Vietnamese. (U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics)

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


State ELL Resources

Nebraska Department of Education

Schools Featured on Colorín Colorado

For more on ELLs in Nebraska, see the following:

Statewide Organizations


Note: Regulations change with time. 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.