South Carolina: ELL Resources

Map of South Carolina

In 2022, South Carolina’s schools were home to nearly 66,719 English language learners. In recent years, the most common five languages spoken by ELLs in South Carolina have been Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Arabic. (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

South Carolina Department of Education

Related Resources

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.