Snapshot of ELs in Texas

ELs in Texas – PEIMS 2016-2017


  • ELs
1,010,756

  • Bilingual
537,055

  • ESL
468,710




  • Over 120 languages represented in Texas schools

  • 90.29% Spanish speakers - 911,680

  • Prominent languages other than Spanish:
    • 16,262 Vietnamese (1.61%)
    • 11,835 Arabic (1.17%)
    • 5,130 Urdu (0.51%)
    • 4,735 Mandarin Chinese (0.47%)
    • 3,749 Burmese (0.37%)

  • ELs represent about 18.86% of the total students

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