Accessibility and Accommodations

Accessibility Is Our Top Priority

ELPA21 provides students with innovative accessibility features to facilitate deeper engagement with the testing platform, ensuring an accurate evaluation of English language proficiency.


Accommodations and Features

ELPA21 offers accommodations for students with IEPs or 504 plans, as well as predetermined and universal features (available to all students). To learn more about the options available, review the following resources:



The Alt ELPA is an alternate English language proficiency assessment developed by CAAELP and the Iowa Department of Education. It seeks to measure the English language proficiency of English learners with significant cognitive disabilities. Visit to learn more.