Texas: ELL Resources

Map of Texas

In 2019, Texas’s schools were home to more than 1.1 million English language learners. In recent years, the most common five languages spoken by ELLs in Texas have been Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Chinese, and Urdu. (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

Texas Education Agency

Statewide Organizations

Regional / community organizations


Books and Booklists

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.